Blog: The Ole’ Double Dip – 10/16/19

You know what’s fucked up?  The fact that Red Dead Redemption 2 was recently given the PC release date of November 12th, and somehow it has once again become my most anticipated game of the year.

I played the absolute hell out of Red Dead Redemption 2 on my PS4, uncovering everything I could, doing every side quest I could find and just lounging around in that world for as long as I possibly could.  I spent dozens and dozens of hours just yeehawing and giddyup-ing, and now I’m gonna do it all again.

It’s even worse knowing that a few days after Red Dead Redemption 2 drops on PC, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order comes out.  This game, my game of the year for 2018, is coming back to monopolize my time for the second year in a row, and I’m going to embrace it like a chump.

This might be a different conversation if I was more excited about some of the upcoming games for the remainder of the year, but I’ve found that I haven’t really been wowed by too many games this year.  But I suppose I’ll get into that in a different blog.

Part of me thinks, “fuck it, I can enjoy what I want to enjoy,” whereas the other half is saying, “you can literally see your copy of Red Dead Redemption 2 on the shelf next to you, you idiot.”

Now, Rockstar has successfully reached into my wallet several times before with the various releases of Grand Theft Auto V, a game that I own 3 times, so you’d think I wouldn’t fall for this shit again.  But here I am, like a putz, getting my credit card out and buying a game I own, once more.

I look forward to Red Dead Redemption 2 on the PC, and I can’t wait for the eventual third release of it in 2020 when the new consoles hit store shelves.  That’s when responsible and restrained Ari is going to show up and wag his finger disapprovingly I bet.

But man, it’s gonna look so good on PC you guys, those horse balls are really gonna be a floppin’ around.


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