So despite my lack of time to actually play it, I’m really enjoying Titanfall for the Xbox One. It’s been a nice change from Call of Duty, adding a lot of unique gameplay elements to make it more than just another run-and-gun shooter. Plus, giant robots with rockets.
That said, one thing just frustrates the crap out of me. In COD, you’ve always got guys running the map who will plow through a barrage of bullets to kill you with a single knife thrust. And most of the time, it’s not even a well-placed hit. That knife only needs to graze you.
In Titanfall, enemies apparently wear super-powered footwear, because it only takes one kick to the solar plexus to kill you. The boot kill is one of two melee attacks, one of which is a neck snap from behind, which is actually pretty cool. But I refuse to believe my pilot can be killed by a good hard stomp to the nuts.
Also, today’s strip title is inspired by this classic skit: