It’s easier than ever to create a petition these days, which means we end up seeing a lot of petitions for weird, nitpicky stuff. While this is far from the weirdest thing I’ve ever seen, a new petition launched just a few hours ago to convince EA Games to add content to the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront.
Right off the bat, I’m going to admit that I’m comparing two very different games to one another. The similarities I’ve noticed are almost certainly due to the fact that I spent the past few weeks playing Bloodborne and Rack N Ruin and not much else.
But the most interesting connection I’ve noticed between the two is that, in both games, progression is often based on the idea of permanence. (I’ll call this your “gameplay footprint.”)
This piece of information should surprise no one, especially those of us who have been following the series for ages, but it’s cool nonetheless. In fact, It’s downright incredible.
If you’ve been struggling on this one (she can be pretty tough), here’s a walkthrough that will hopefully make things easier for you.
No, I don’t mean the Fox TV series, nor do I mean the Tim Burton movie. In fact, I don’t even mean the old Disney cartoon The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad, though that’s certainly the superior version of the three I’ve mentioned. I’m actually referring to the original short story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving, first published way back in 1820.
Nintendo isn’t exactly known for supporting their games over the long term. Until recently, just about any first-party title they burned onto a disc would remain unchanged for eternity — no DLC, no patches, no support whatsoever.
Long-term support for video games after launch is no new thing in the industry. Just look at blockbusters like The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Grand Theft Auto V as examples of this. But Nintendo has always seemed overly hesitant to release post-game content for its own major titles.
But the latest Nintendo Direct is evidence that this is changing.
When I was a kid, my friends and I used to draw up the most devious video game levels we could think of. We’d scrawl out our creations in pencil on lined notebook pages, then take turns trying to talk our way through each other’s levels to see if we could solve the puzzles and traverse the nefarious obstacles within.
This was back in the late 1980s, so our creations tended to be heavily inspired by the Mario games.
The enchanted amulet is a great item to have in Rack N Ruin, because it causes your mana to regenerate over time. There’s also a Trophy for getting the item in the PS4 version of the game, so Trophy hunters will definitely want to seek it out.