Xenoblade Chronicles is over, and I’m…happy?

In early 2013, I made an attempt to play Xenoblade Chronicles.  This was on the heels of finishing The Last Story, so I was in a JRPG mindset, and a pretty good one at that. But the timing just didn’t work out. After finding out that I’d need well over 60, 80, 100 hours just…

It’s Never Too Late to Learn Something New (in a Video Game)

It happened this past weekend. Around eighty-five hours into Xenoblade Chronicles, I learned something new. I learned how to control a different character. Okay, so maybe it’s not that remarkable, or at least, the act wasn’t. But the feeling that came with it was. It was a strange feeling that combined triumph and stupidity. I…