Jacen-Hardy

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Editorial: NieR: Automata (No Spoilers)

What Began as a Palate Cleanser… A couple of weeks ago, I finally finished my 85+ hour playthrough of Breath of the Wild.  Since it was released on March 3, I played little else and lost myself to Hyrule.  I loved that game and it has forever ruined open world games for me.  I wanted Read More

Opinion: Nintendo Switch

Jacen Hardy bought a Nintendo Switch.  What does he think? Who did you purchase the system for? Me and my wife when she decides to play something. What is the best function of the system you’ve discovered? The seamless sleep/resume function. It is so nice to be able to jump back into a game in Read More

Opinion: Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Jacen Hardy and BScotch are playing Zelda: Breath of the Wild.  Their thoughts are captured here: Who does Link remind you of in this new Zelda game? Anime character, movie, TV series, other game, etc? Jacen Hardy:  So far? After 15 hours of exploring – he reminds me of Link. The silent hero of Hyrule. BScotch: Read More

Commentary: Final Fantasy XV CTg Q & A

The CTg bloggers who played and finished Final Fantasy XV answered a few questions concerning the game.  The responses are below: 1. Who was your favorite character? Jacen Hardy: Arden (Ardyn?) I can’t freaking remember BScotch:  I would say Ardyn…yeah – the bad guy. Jonathan Alan: Arena Highwind Rage Lionheart: Ignus.  He really was the core of the Read More

4 Hour Review: Skyrim Special Edition

It’s Skyrim.  Lazily remastered.  The environments look nice enough, but the character models are still butt ugly.  Also you can use mods now.  Go play something else, anything else, unless you absolutely must dive back into Skyrim.  BTW: Titanfall 2 is really, really good!

PSVR: After the Hangover (Review)

It has been a little over a week since I first got my PSVR, my time with it has been limited by other responsibilities, but I have had a fair chance to check out a lot of other stuff and to give you my full review absent from the new device bias. Hardware The headset Read More

Playstation VR: How is it?

Jacen Hardy’s Take:  I stood there speechless, turning the batarang over and over in my hands and marveling at the level of detail.  I was Batman and absolutely felt like it.  That was the moment that I knew PSVR was something special.  I own a Samsung Gear VR for my phone and expected a similar Read More

The Backlog: Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider came out last year on PC and Xbox One, I loved the first one but didn’t get around to playing it partially because I wanted to play it on PS4 with all of the DLC.  My determination held out until I found it on Steam for $30 with all of Read More

The Backlog: Mad Max

NOTE: This is the first in an ongoing series exploring Jacen Hardy’s attempt to clear out his massive backlog.  Check these for games that you may have missed and can now pick up for a hefty discount. Mad Max: Fury Road was my favorite movie of 2015 and I left the theater longing for a Read More

4 Hour Review: Forza Horizon 3 (PC)

Wow, a day 1 review on CTG!  This summer, Xbox decided to close down Xbox Fitness and refund all of the money people had put into the game.  My wife and I had tried it when I got my xbox but I sold my Xbox over the summer, so when I got the refund I Read More

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