There were also some shenanigans over at the Nintendo stage relating to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, but he wasn’t involved.
Whereas I spent part of my morning playing a wonderful game called: Standing in a Queue… which is my way of saying that I got to see the Cyberpunk 2077 experience, but it meant a lot of queuing. It did mean that I got to wear one of these cool things:
and it meant that I was the third person into the experience
there were a few folks who were ushered in ahead of me
I really enjoyed the experience, which was spent watching someone from the dev/testing team playing a heavily scripted section of the game. It’ll mean that I’ll need to buy some specific hardware in order to play the game though.
Also, DAEMON is not the same as DEMON. DAEMON comes from the Latin for “to observe”.
just a little word-ness that really upsets me
I also really wanted to try out Final Fantasy VII (2020) today rather than over the weekend, as it would probably get super busy.
Meanwhile: In The Evening
We took another trip to The O2 for Lunch, and ended up getting Wagamamas for lunch
for non-UK folks, that’s a
and I had a jasmine tea. I love jasmine tea, but the version they have is an experience: they serve you a transparent cup with a jasmine flower in it, and a pot of hot water. As the tea brews, the flower opens up. So you start with something which looks like this:
We then talk about the speed runs that we watched that afternoon, including one where a person got the first 3 or 4 emeralds on the first stage of Sonic Mania
which was amazing to watch
and Beckski’s third speed run of the event: Tomb Raider Legend
or as I call it: Tomb Raider Foot
Leg End… get it?
But Beckski’s slot was swapped with someone who ran through the first Spyro game in Spyro Reignited Trilogy. This ended up being good news for them, because they broken the world record for it during their stream. It did mean that Beckski was left with nothing to do for a whole 2 hours
other than hang out with us, The B, and Simon_TR, that is
And when Beckski called for the timer to stop, the security folks closed the doors and kicked us out - so we were right the very end of the EGX alloted time. But before that we all ended up playing Bears vs Babies together, and Squidge ended up playing this hand: