Put a ring on it?
HIGH Creating an impenetrable wall of death…
LOW …then having almost no further input for the rest of the game.
WTF 26 and unmarried? Yep, her life's basically over by that point. Time to dig a grave and hop right in.
Who warmed these sandals?
HIGH Watching my created character going rampant with Saika's rifle.
LOW Plodding through the protracted endgame of a custom campaign.
WTF That random, spontaneous marriage.
Multiplayers act like they forgot about Dreii
HIGH The game creates (and requires) a tremendous amount of teamwork.
LOW The physics are too slippery to build some of the tougher towers.
WTF The dreadful wind and rain.
Beach of the Dead
HIGH Spending more time with a great cast of characters.
LOW Finding and breaking hidden platforms to unlock side stories.
WTF The amount of jiggle on that granny.
Doesn't the title say it all?
HIGH Barely surviving each level has never felt so good.
LOW The bosses are massive difficulty spikes on an already balls-hard game.
WTF An unlockable that changes the genre of the game. I love it!
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The Heavenly Palace
HIGH Taking down a boss with a perfect special weapon chain.
LOW Missing out on a good ending by taking five seconds too long.
WTF Is that all there is to a tower of trials?
HIGH The light and shadow system creates some clever puzzles.
LOW A few moments of trial-and-error thanks to artificially high difficulty.
WTF All those little girls' corpses hanging from trees.
Arts and Crafts
HIGH Blasting enemies in the back with a shotgun to initiate encounters.
LOW Missable, unposted sidequests. Nggggh.
WTF Is BLADE the least interesting card game ever devised? Quite possibly.