The Brother is home sick with a cold, but he's being consoled by Animal Crossing: Wild World ... a game which oddly enough the Best Buys around here don't seem to acknowledge to exist. Like, they don't even have a placard to tell you it might be around should they happen to have any in stock. Which sucks because the only NiWiFi access I have to The Brother is then Mario Kart, a game which he's recently become quite adept at kicking my ass.
His description of why he likes WIld World is probably common to a lot of gamers our age ... that being that we've played so many Doom clones at this point, that it's harder and harder for them to interest us:
Nintendo's "Blue Ocean" isn't meant to be as graphically powerful as the PlayStation 3 or the even the 360, but that just indicates that they've gotten around the "Gore Gap" by not really acknowledging it's existence. Which will appeal to players young, who don't need the gore in their diet, and quite a few old, who have had their fill.
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