How's It Going?: Backlog Edition

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We all have backlogs. A list of games we always wanted to get around to playing or finishing, but for various reasons haven’t. I have a large backlog. And I’ve been making more time to knock stuff of it. I finally finished Assassin’s Creed Odyssey a few weeks ago and this past week I completed Assassin’s Creed Rogue for the first time. Putting together that Assassin’s Creed list last week reminded me that I never finished a few games in the series. So on to the backlog they go, right next to countless RPGs, fighting games and platformers. One day I’ll beat them all.

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(Probably not. I’m screwed. Too many games are coming out every month. It’s best not to think about this or I will lose my mind.)

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How’s it going? Feels like I’ve been doing these posts for a long time now. But it’s only been a few months. It also seems like things, at least in the US, are going to get worse in some places soon. Which ain’t great!

Kotaku Weekend Editor | Zack Zwiezen is a writer living in Kansas. He has written for GameCritics, USgamer, Kill Screen & Entertainment Fuse.

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coolchazine
coolchazine

I was very good at playing one game at a time until I finished it...until I got Steam. Now I have a ton of unplayed and partially finished games, and the habit has spread over to my PS4 as well. There I’m playing the Spyro trilogy and slowly going through Monster Hunter: World, and I have Rise of the Tomb Raider, which I haven’t even started. You mentioned Assassin’s Creed Odyssey — I got that game a year-and-a-half ago and somehow keep forgetting to play it.