You may know them as Brood X or Brood 10, or the Great Eastern Brood. For most people, they’re periodic cicadas – insatiable insects that emerge from their subterranean sleep every 17 years to fuck each other to pieces. In the last week or so, Brood X cicadas have started crawling out of her cage, feeling good and starting a nightmare orgy the likes of which has not been seen since 2004.
Ah, do you remember 2004? The fateful year of the founding of Facebook? A lot has changed since then, especially in the world of video games. This horny horde appears in a game landscape that is radically different from that the game landscape from 2004
IO Interactive was released in January 2021 the third entry in a stealth series that portrays you as a fit, bald, emotionless man who is extremely adept at murdering people and looking sharp in literally any outfit. (This was IO Interactive Killer contracts, the well received third Hitman Game, April 2004.)
Everyone lost their marbles together an action game that allowed you to knock the daylight out of big, scary, giant monsters. (Capcom released the first Monster hunter for PlayStation 2 in 2004.)
Brood X cicadas just I missed this one, but if they showed up before March 31st, they could have picked up a souped-up re-release of Super mario 64
A little game called Grand Theft Auto is ready to be one of the biggest money makers of the year. ((Grand Theft Auto San Andreas, Released for PlayStation 2 in 2004, was the best-selling game of the year.)
A new entry in the gloriole Series is on the way. If it does not work delayed. Again. One can imagine that the final game will likely look very different than the much maligned debut material. ((Halo 2, the much-anticipated follow-up too Halo: Combat Evolved, was originally scheduled for a vacation release in 2003. It missed that window and was released for the original Xbox in 2004 an E3 2003 demo showed part of the game that didn’t make it to the final build.)
Ubisoft will publish An open game in which you shoot your way through a tropical locale and maybe question the nature of reality. (Ubisoft is long standing Far cry Series started in 2004.)
Ratchet and Clank out in June Ratchet & clink will make their PlayStation 5 debut. Early footage suggests that the game will rule, to put it scientifically. (Insomniac Games published Ratchet & Clink: Up Your Arsenal in 2004. It ruled.)
A new entry in sword-wielding, anime-haired stories Series will, without debate, I’ve decided to become an instant classic. (Published Bandai Namco Stories from Symphonia States in 2004.)
As the Cincinnati Enquirer reportedthe Great Eastern Brood will unwind its meat Festival of Reproductive Necessity around July and will not be resurrected until 2038. Hey, maybe by then they’ll be faced with a different, almost unrecognizable game plan in which one Grand Theft Auto VI leads the charts.