XBox Update: January 17th, 2019

Posted by Scotsman on January 17, 2019 in XBox |

Holy crap.

How the hell has it been 2 and a half months since my last update on here about XBox? I swear it feels like maybe 4-6 weeks.

That’s pretty bad ha.

So anyway last time I just wrapped up Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. I decided to start Red Dead Redemption 2 next but after devoting 2-3 hours to that and barely scratching the surface I realized that yeah – this isn’t the game for me at this time.

With how little I am playing Xbox currently there’s no way I can invest time into a game like that just yet. Same reason I am not playing The Witcher 3 or anything like that.

I also launched a new website – BetSoccer.ca: daily soccer betting tips – which has taken up a lot of my time. I launched it prior to the World Cup and it’s been tough keeping it going. So that’s cut into my video gaming quite a bit too.

I ended up going with Dead Rising 3. This was the perfect game. A lot of fun. A lot of action. Able to quit when I wanted. So I could play it for two hours or play it for 30 minutes and it was a nice short game. Beat that with 32/52 achievements, 545/1000 gamerscore. Onto the “to wrap up” list it goes as I’ll go back and grind away at it sometime.

I had a lot of fun with it but with games like that I’ve gotten tired of going back just to grind for achievements. Much prefer just doing a second playthrough down the road when it is more fresh.

I next started up Brave, the Disney Pixar game. I’ve always wanted to play that since it was Games with Gold. I just love those easy but fun platformers more aimed at kids and this was a great one. Had a lot of fun with it. 32/44 achievements, 615/1000 gamerscore. I MIGHT go back and grind a few achievements but it’s on the “to wrap up” list for now.

I also played a bit of It’s Quiz Time with the family. Decent enough I guess.

That’s it so far. I’m not sure what game I am going to start next. My backlog is ridiculously gross so I’ll have to see. I keep floating between XCom2 and well anything else. We shall see.

Stats updates since last time:

XBox Games to Wrap Up: 159 (+2)
New XBox 360 Games: 95 (+0)
New XBLA Games: 71 (-1)
New XBox One Games: 182 (+2)
Sports/Racing: 47 (+2)
Kinect Games: 25 (+0)

Gamerscore: 273,788 (+1540)
Achievements: 11,593 (+89)
True Achievement Score: 434,564 (+2390)
100% Games: 113.
TA Percentage: 58.24%. (-0.22%)

Will try and get back in the habit of adding a new blog every time I beat a game!

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