Jess and Janet reflect on E3 2016 by rewatching our old coverage. We got some things right (Horizon Zero Dawn was a hit that got compared to Breath of the Wild) and some things not so much (Janet never bought Pokemon GO Plus and Jess never got a full version of We Happy Few). And, of course, we're still waiting on some things Sea of Thieves. The question is will we hear about Cup Head again this year?
In this episode of Coffee Break, Jess and Janet talk about game difficulty. What difficulty do you prefer to play your games at? Is there a stigma against gamers who play on narrative or easy modes?
This video goes into how game difficulty can affect the enjoyment or narrative arc of a game, and how Jess and Janet each personally approach difficulty settings for certain games.
We marathoned Resident Evil 7 on a shared save file, passing the controller back and forth, and we have a lot of thoughts. Some spoilers involved but they're few and far between, plus all include warnings. Tell us your thoughts on RE7 in the comments below. And let us know what games you've marathoned or played "co-op."
Completionist gaming can take on many forms, from trying to collect all the extras in game to unlocking achievements via Xbox or Play Station. Janet and Jess discuss their feelings on different completionist strategies and talk about their individual approaches to "completing" a game.