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Finished the story on Normal. That was an awesome ride, playing as Kazuma again was very cool and all the other parts were well-executed except maybe for that stealth bit in Saejima's part.
The final fight had a nasty surprise for me though as right before it I used Tanimura to transport 127 platinum plates from the casino to the pawnshop and thus his inventory was absolutely empty, so if you beat the game, you probably know what I'm getting at. Anyway, that particular fight is a complete joke without recovery items, I had to give up and start over after spending an hour and a half trying. I actually was able to beat, erm, the gunner along with most of his bodyguards, but I had like 1 HP by that time and one of the survivors finally took me down.
Anyway, it's a splendid game and if you're into good games (I jest, of course) you should go and buy a copy or two as I did (this one is actually serious).
I like how most of the achievements' names are various references. For example, if you win the game as Alexander the Great, you get an achievement "The Man Who Would Be King", which is a reference to a great film of the same name (and the fact you get for playing as Alexander also makes sense in this context).
"If a greek can do it, we can do it".
Yay, finally got Yakuza 3 and pretty cheap too. It was used, so no Haruka's Request etc for me, but I doubt that's something to really worry about. I'll finish Yakuza 4 first, then I'll probably complete an old Yakuza 1 playthrough and then I'll play Yakuza 3. And I'll still have Yakuza 2 left (which, according to some, has the best story).
Of course I'll probably have short breaks or something, but disregarding that I hereby proclaim a "Yakuza marathon, more or less".
Finally got to Tanimura. Saejima's part was somewhat lackluster due to that long stealth segments. I didn't get to see much of his substories yet because of that, but Fighter Maker was fun. Also loved the opening scenes (although actual gameplay sequences were a bit tedious).
Didn't really play Part 3 yet, so I don't know what Tanimura is all abou, but he sure looks like an unpleasant person from what I've seen.
Played METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN for 4 hours and 32 minutes, bringing the total time played to a total of 56 hours and 16 minutes.
Unlocked achievement Apprentice in METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN Complete a mission using a Combat Unit staff member.
Played Thief Gold for 26 minutes, bringing the total time played to a total of 3 hours and 41 minutes.
Played METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN for 1 hour and 37 minutes, bringing the total time played to a total of 51 hours and 44 minutes.
Unlocked achievement COMBO BEGINNER in Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Perform a 5x combo
Unlocked achievement Memories of Eregion in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Activate all Forge Towers.
Unlocked achievement Inevitable in Furious Angels
Unlocked achievement Baptized in Furious Angels Obtain the first upgrade
Unlocked achievement Lord and Master in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Brand all 5 Warchiefs.
Unlocked achievement For My Brother in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
Unlocked achievement The Hand is Severed in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
Unlocked achievement The Spirit of Mordor in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Start a Riot by commanding a Warchief to attack another Warchief.
Unlocked achievement Beyond Hope in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
Unlocked achievement Iron of Death in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Issue a Death Threat, and then successfully kill the target.
Unlocked achievement The Tower Crumbles in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor