What Are You Playing This Weekend?

Besides all of those E3 2021 weekend streams, I mean

Yeah you, in the Moogle hoodie!
Yeah you, in the Moogle hoodie!
Screenshot: Square Enix / Kotaku

This weekend is about watching press conferences from the likes of Ubisoft, Microsoft, Bethesda Softworks, and other soft companies. Between the cracks we game like the mighty ninja, swift and silent-ish.

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Since I’ll be spending most of my weekend working, I’m exploring the familiar ground of Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade. I’m skipping a lot of cutscenes and dialogue since I’ve already played through the game, but I’m really enjoying combat and exploration at 60 frames-per-second. The lack of texture pop-in in the PS5 release means I’m never pulled out of the experience by technical issues as I was in the original. And of course, there’s the whole extra episode.

How could we forget?
How could we forget?
Screenshot: Square Enix / Kotaku

Yuffie’s episode is a lot of fun, which I shall write about later. For now, it’s ninja time, all the time.

How about you people? What are you playing this E3 2021 weekend?

Kotaku elder, lover of video games, keyboards, toys, snacks, and other unsavory things.

DISCUSSION

subjunctivitis
subjunctivitis

I’m taking the day off so I can apply for jobs, but having finished Mass Effect last night, I’m moving onto Mass Effect 2 within the legendary edition. The first game is still very good, but about 2/3 through I was quite ready to move onto the second game. There’s some friction in the first game that I can appreciate, but I’m just looking forward to the more emotive characters, the bigger-feeling environments, the combat changes, and a bit of welcome linearity.