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The good the bad and the ugly of the last week – 19 June 2020

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A memory foam mattress probably wishes it could forget a lot of things.

Best story of the week

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Even though it’s not the sequel I wanted it to be it, everything about Spider-Man: Miles Morales still fills me with glee. A massive expansion, making full use of the PlayStation 5 power and featuring a hero who has truly earned his webshooters. If this is the start of an entire Spider-Verse on PlayStation, then I am down like Batman’s favourite homicidal clown for this.

Worst story of the week

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I am legitimately fine with Cyberpunk 2077 taking some more time to get every aspect of its ambitious world just right, but maaaaaaaaaaan…it does suck when another delay hits you like an RKO from outta nowhere. I’m patient enough to wait it out, but damit CD Projekt RED you’ve forced my hand! Now look at the scathing meme I have unleashed and weep! You have no one to blame but yourself!

WTF story of the week

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Bugsnax. Freakin’ Bugsnax. Need I say more? I shall! Because that catchy theme song is still stuck in my head and you all deserve to share in my pain. Bugsnax!

Header image of the week

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EA may not be making a Dead Space game again in this lifetime, but the real horror story is the thought of what they’d do to Mortal Kombat and the Batman games if they got their hands on those intellectual property licenses in a big sale. To the Bat-Bank Robin!

Comment of the week

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Sometimes a good quote is all you need to win an illustrious no-prize from our esteemed comment of the week judges (the voices in my head urging me to do horrible terrible things), and Llama in the Rift grabs that vapour-prize this week with a reminder of how good things come to those who wait:

“A delayed game is eventually good, but a rushed game is forever bad,”-Shigeru Miyamoto

Movie boffins of the week

Continuing our weekly showdown with Big Screen Hooligans, last night was a roaring success for Critical Hit! Kervyn grabbed the top spot, yours truly came in second and Noelle earned a third place finish as we romped home to victory one again.

Critical Hit Original Recipe Content

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Star Wars Squadrons – Everything we know so far about cosmic combat, ships and more
Win one of three The Last of Us Part II hampers!
Everything announced in today’s Pokémon Presents livestream
Project Warlock Review – Now that’s what I’m Tolkien about
West of Dead Review – The good, the bad and the lucky
The best comic book covers of the week – 15 June 2020
Fly Punch Boom! Review – Anime of the state
A Man Among Ye review – Enjoy, Me Hearties!
Future Games Show round-up – 30 fresh trailers show off every upcoming game that you can look forward to
Everything announced in today’s PC Gaming Show 2020 event
Desperados III Review – The click and the dead
The Internet reacts to the PlayStation 5 console reveal

Bonus DVD Content

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Critical Hit as an organisation.

Last Updated: June 19, 2020

8 Comments

  1. D the BugSnax theme song is sung by band called Kero Kero Bonito. If you dig the theme song you should dig their songs. They are a Pop indie group from London. Lead singer is Japanese I think (well she sings in Japanese at times :p)

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  2. schitsophrenic-toothbrush

    June 19, 2020 at 16:01

    D the BugSnax theme song is sung by band called Kero Kero Bonito. If you dig the theme song you should dig their songs. They are a Pop indie group from London. Lead singer is Japanese I think (well she sings in Japanese at times :p)

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  3. SagatatiaRZA

    June 19, 2020 at 16:28

    That Cyberpunk delay hit me really god damn hard in an already tough week… My psyche felt like a Dragonball character when they get punched so hard their irises turn white and they cough blood.

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    • Guz

      June 20, 2020 at 12:57

      Teaser came out like 7 years ago, I can wait a few extra months xD

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      • SagatatiaRZA

        June 24, 2020 at 14:38

        Not me. It’s literally been holding my broken psyche together.

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  4. Llama In The Rift

    June 19, 2020 at 15:19

  5. schitsophrenic-toothbrush

    June 19, 2020 at 16:01

    D the BugSnax theme song is sung by band called Kero Kero Bonito. If you dig the theme song you should dig their songs. They are a Pop indie group from London. Lead singer is Japanese I think (well she sings in Japanese at times :p)

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    • The D

      June 19, 2020 at 18:16

      I know! When I wrote a post on Bugsnax yesterday, I included the part about the group, added them on y Spotify and have been listening all day! They are magical, exactly the kind of tunes I dig

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