Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Mega Man series. That makes me feel pretty old! But not as old as the fact that today also marks ten years since I graduated from college. Do you hear that? It’s the sound of Death, creeping up behind me.
New Game +: Weekly Game Column
Like kitty litter, video game releases clump. Apparently there’s some sort of scientific metric everyone subscribes to, and this guideline tells them the six or seven optimal release dates for a given year. And then everyone releases their games on those days. This is not an optimal week, so instead of a big ol’ kitty litter clump we just have a proverbial thin streak, so to speak.
Add to Queue: Weekly DVD Column
Movies aren’t quite as susceptible to clumpage as games, so let’s just assume that nothing good comes out this week because the entire industry is living, rightfully, in fear of the Blade Runner onslaught. Also, we’ve consolidated the DVD and anime releases to save Mightyblue the hassle of writing “Oh man this isn’t very good” in half a dozen different ways each week. Also, winter hits this week. We gotta huddle for warmth.