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What are we all playing this weekend?

WELL?

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Goodness me, that’s the end of E3. For me, at least. Our Adam has been out in Los Angeles (he hopped off the plane at LAX with a dream and his cardigan) and will have so very much to tell us about all he saw if he ever escapes the maze of the convention center. But the rest of us, we can stop looking so much at games that aren’t out and get back to ones which are.

What are you playing this weekend? Here’s what we’re clicking on.

Adam: [Adam is missing, presumed… pumping iron at Muscle Beach? -ed.]
Alec: Well, I started playing that there Horizon Zero Dawn on that there PlayStation, partly because it seems PROFESSIONALLY PRUDENT to have one of the more feted open world games as a point of comparison in reviews of PC stuff, but mostly because, sure, robot dinosaurs. Within about an hour I had a pretty clear sense that I would somehow need to scrape together approximately one million hours if I was ever to make decent inroads into it, however, so I suspect I will spend my weekend’s gaming time staring dubiously at its launcher icon and trying to decide whether to commit or not. And then I’ll just go watch Sexy Skeletor dance in Tekken 7 some more instead.
Alice: I need to sleep forever. What I will do is play Plunkbat and the Binding of Isaac daily runs – two games which feel like wrapping myself in a nice blanket and oh god I need to sleep.
Brendan: Now that the yearly news crucifixion is finally over, I can go back to RiME and complete that. The wee lad needs help. Or maybe I’ll die a few times in Dead Cells. I miss the rolling and stabbing, and they’ve recently added some fiery new weapons. That second boss won’t kill itself.
Graham: Maybe it’s time to give Wolfenstien: New Order a go? I’d almost meant to play it but simply never got to it, but I like the look of the sequel a lot. Or maybe – more likely – I’ll just play Caveblazers, bashing through (and quickly dying) in the daily challenge and rolling the RNG dice with hopes of getting some good weapons and shrines in the regular mode.
John: This weekend I’m on holiday! Well, technically I go away Monday, but I’m counting from the end of Friday as off work. Which is a giant pain in the arse, as I’ve just discovered the splendid shooter Gorescript, and the lovely RPG Nadia Was Here, and I want to be playing both. I’ll be playing both. Shhhhh.
Philippa: This weekend I will be playing Deadly Premonition. I might also visit the overpowered zoo. If there’s time I could try to fit in a spot of fighting some anthropologists.

But you, dearest reader, what are you playing?

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