I, too, can shamelessly rip off Kotaku

The Art of Destiny

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I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT I LOVED THE FIRST DESTINY BUT I AM HERE TODAY TO TELL YOU THAT I DID AND IT SHOULD COME AS NO SURPRISE THAT I AM JUST AS INFATUATED WITH THE RECENTLY RELEASED SEQUEL. ONE OF THE ABSOLUTE BEST PARTS OF THE WHOLE FRANCHISE IS THE AMAZING LORE THAT SUPPORTS THE ENTIRE EXPERIENCE. ONE OF THE OTHER BEST PARTS? THE AAAAARRRRTTTT BECAUSE IT IS AMAZER.

Kotaku has collected some of the best examples in this VERY expansive post – check it out! I also grabbed a bunch of examples and chucked ’em below the belt fold.

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Dreams Come True – A Decade Too Late

MARVEL.

CAPCOM.

INFINITY GEMS (they aren’t Infinity stones, you hacks. Gems. They’re gems.)

Be still my black, black heart. Except…I’ve aged out of fighting games. I no longer have the patience nor the time to memorize combos and ultimate attacks for 30 characters at a clip. My muscle memory is shot! I mean, i’ll still give you a run for your $$$ if you want to break out Tekken (3 OR 5) or UFC Undisputed or Soul Caliber or WWE Here Comes the Pain or any SF2 iteration or World Heroes or Samurai Showdown…but I pretty much drew the line at MvC3 (or rather had the line drawn FOR me, as I  I would get absolutely butchered on the regular)

Now get off my lawn and leave me to my Witcher 3 wanderings. Get too close and I’ll run you through. *shakes canesword*

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