Achieving: Halfway to almost 100,000

Wanna know how little importance I put on Achievement milestones? I let Ninety-Nine Nights 2 be the game to put me over 40,000 Gamerscore. This generic and hollow game can’t even match an eighth of the monumental spectacle that is Dynasty Warriors. And if you think Dynasty Warriors is generic and lame, just imagine a game that’s less than an eighth of that.

All I can say is that Ninety-Nine Nights 2 gives out Achievements like a Planned Parenthood gives out condoms. Use an item for the first time, use a special attack, find a treasure chest, kill a bunch of dudes, level up a weapon, a stat, and an accessory. After the first hour I had 11 of the 50 Achievements and spotted a few more that will only take a quick trip to some other menus to unlock.

And so now I’m over 40,000 Points. A personal triumph of nothingness that I just wish could’ve happened during Alpha Protocol. Man, that game was much, much better.

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