Turns out, my superb island wasn’t so superb in spite of everything. In reality, it wasn’t even shut.
It’s a sentiment I’ve seen usually, as increasingly more gamers attain the so-called “late game” of Animal Crossing: New Horizons. With terraforming unlocked, homes absolutely upgraded, and Okay. Okay. Slider lured into their city squares, they’re asking themselves “What next?” solely to be taught that there’s, in actual fact, way more to be accomplished.
Look no additional than St. Frushia, the evil lair of Russ Frushtick, who came on Speedrun this week to show off his diabolical creations. Not solely has he engineered his island to spawn rocks precisely the place he desires them — he’s additionally made a film set that might fulfill probably the most hardcore of Moon Landing conspiracy theorists. All it took was the best supplies and the persistence of a serial killer.
Speaking of video games I believed I used to be accomplished with: Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath launched this week, bringing none aside from RoboCop himself to the forged of bloodsport brawlers. To have a good time, I pitted Speedrun’s host Jimmy Mondal in opposition to the cyborg on the toughest problem. Things did not go well.
Finally, we returned to Dead By Daylight, the cult hit centered on asymmetrical multiplayer modes, to play as Silent Hill’s Pyramid Head. Jenna Stoeber joined us to speak concerning the character’s affectionate fandom and the legacy of the collection as a complete, all whereas attempting to homicide — or not be murdered — within the precise recreation. It’s a brilliant enjoyable format we plan on doing once more as quickly as potential.
All in all, this week felt just like the calm earlier than the summer season storm. With PlayStation 5 information on the way in which, and The Last of Us Part 2 critiques coming quickly after that, it’s pretty much as good a time as ever to take inventory — to return to the present video games which might be extra important than ever, earlier than issues get hectic once more.
We’ll be again Monday with extra Speedrun, and I’ll be again Friday to say hello. See you then.