We finally earn my 20th platinum with Lego Avengers! So that gave me the perfect break to try the June games. Of course, Walker Dennis immediately notice there wasn’t anything to do in Lego Avengers so we started Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 and he walked around snowy Manhattan and Wakanda. We got a few gold bricks and some studs but I’m putting that game on hold for a bit.
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Sonic Mania took me right back, I especially love how SEGA title card and saying “SEGA.” I immediately had a smile on my face. I earned the trophy for setting a bridge on fire. I got to Flying Battery, the fourth zone of the game, and I couldn’t figure out what to do next. I just kept going around the same circle and I couldn’t buzz through any walls either. I’ll have to start the level again and see if I just went in the wrong direction or I’m clearly missing the right path. I’ll watch a YouTube video and see what I’m missing.
Thanks to YouTuber Tony StrongStyle for hosting his walkthrough of both zones and the boss battle.
I got stuck at the 50 second mark and the far right one takes us lower, I just didn’t commit to it.
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Once hitting that road block and having another game to try, I stopped Sonic Mania and attempted Borderlands 2. I knew there were two characters that had high level requirements, Zer0, who earns a trophy once he’s level 31 and Salvador, who has to be level 25 to earn a trophy. I left Walker D play as Zer0, as I wasn’t sure how violent the game got.
Walker thought he looked the most like Spider-Man, and that was enough for him. We haven’t found that sword yet. So that made me choose Salvador, and that was fine with me. We ended up with two play sessions, I doubt combined it lasted an hour even. We earned the trophy after completing the first mission, which was nice. Walker essentially just wandered around as I shot snow beasts and then he’ll catch up as we reached a new area. It was pretty fun actually. We got to the first city and met our first human quest giver, Sir Hammerlock. While there, we could modify our suits and Walker found a way to turn Zer0 to have red tones so now he looks even more like Spider-Man. I opted to not change my outfit.
On my own, I got Salvador to level five, earning me a second trophy. I’m currently on the Best Minion Ever quest. I can kill Bewn no problem but his brother, Boom seems impossible while he’s in his tank (Big Bertha) blasting at me while two dudes are constantly being respawned. I also kill running out of ammo and dying, so that doesn’t encourage me. I seem to knock his health down to half but then his health refills and I die again to repeat the process. I might not be waiting until it reloads. I should try again before calling it quits.
The opening song though, is simply amazing!
Thanks to YouTuber EzE for hosting the opening!
The song is “Short Change Hero” by The Heavy, an English band.
It is so great and got me hyped to play the game.
I’m not sure if Walker’s progress with Zer0 is tied to his non-PSN-account or when it is time for me to play as Zer0, do I just carry on at his level 3 status? I’m going to have to take the time to test that.
Pretty fun game, I just hit a road block and couldn’t figure out how get pass Big Bertha.
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We are currently in the middle of PlayStation’s Days of Play right now! So many great games are on sale.
I had to take a chance on NBA 2K19 as it is typically a $60 game and it is only three dollars so I had to buy it. I did wish that I downloaded NBA 2K19 Prelude first, as it is free and would have scratched that itch. But my progress in Prelude carries over to NBA 2K19 proper and I’m a huge fan of that, so I have to get my three dollars worth out of NBA 2K19. Prelude (that I keep wanting to type as, Preclude) has its own trophy list which I was jazzed about. I’m not very good at it, mostly doing D+ work but I get into the Cs and I’m definitely capable of getting into the Fs. I’m hoping more practice helps with that. My character is a Power Forward as I grew up a huge Phoenix Suns fan (I’m from Arizona) and a Charles Barkley fan, so that’s who I wanted to model myself after. Turns out, I have no idea what a Power Forward really does. I’m constantly losing points for being out of position but I stay in the paint under the basket so I have no idea. Hopefully the proper game tells me more about how to be a proper Power Forward.
I’ve started the game and I just got to the game after the Indiana State Fair. This game has already gone in ways I would never have expected and I’m having a real blast playing the game. I’m no good at it and I really need to learn how to make baskets on the courts and off the courts as I didn’t do well in the game on the side of the barn nor the fair game. I really want my character to start being a team player and to date that Nikki character so I’m hoping I get to make more decisions in the game as I’ve been able to make one or two dialogue options and I’m hoping for more of that.
My goal is to get him on the Phoenix Suns or stay with the Indiana Mad Ants until I can do so. I’m not really sure how seasons work or once I pick a team, if I can change teams. I imagine I can’t so I’m just going to hold out and get Phoenix Suns worthy. Two teams are interested in me but I see the Suns are starting to get interested. I also need a Phoenix Suns hat for me IRL. And to learn when the NBA 2019-2020 starts. Apparently the Suns have had a rough nine years of not getting to the playoffs but maybe they can do it this year. They have also never won the National Championship either in their 51 year history.
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What I’m mostly excited though, is the free Fallout 76 demo that is available right now!
Thanks to GameSpot for hosting the footage! This is the full Bethesda conference but you can stop watching it after the 20 minute mark. So mark to lead and address Fallout 76’s rough start and get it out of the way. Great idea of make all of the DLC free (thus far).
This week, there is a free trial, on the PlayStation Store it is under the Demos, that we all get to play! So that’s what I’ll be doing tonight! I’m hoping the progress I make carries over to the eventual day I buy the game. Pending on how I take to the demo, I might have to move this up my wishlist and no longer hold out for dog companions to be added.
Human NPCs are being added as is a Battle Royal, which seems interesting.
I got confirmation progress made in the demo will carry over and I’ll find out if trophies pop in the demo tonight. Which I checked and they do not, which is unfortunate but I also understand that they want us to buy the game too.
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Another another thing we’re excited about it Ecto-1 and KITT coming to Rocket League!
Thanks to Rocket League for hosting their own video!
Ecto-1 is out already and for two dollars, I’ve already bought it. KITT will also be two dollars and out on July 22. I already bought the DeLorean from Back to the Future.
The trailer is filled with hype that can barely contain itself!
I want the Game of the Year Edition so that’s usually $25, I was hoping it would have gone on sale during the Days of Play but it also makes sense it wouldn’t have with the current promotion. I’m hoping it will go on sale even just for a tad by the end of July but either way, I’ll be buying it soon. I currently have $14.82 so I have enough for KITT and I’m really hoping to get a $25 PSN card for Father’s Day then I can for sure get it but it might be Mid-August before I do as I’ll just buy a ten dollar gift card every payday until I have the $25 but then I’ll be sweating my PSN Wallet until I get it back over $25 again. but that’s on me and my anxiety. I have this plan in place so I can just keep buying two $10 PSN cards and be back on top within a month. I just have to work for what I want is all it really comes down too.
I can’t find any pictures online so I had to take one myself.