Weekly Games Thread is Unnecessarily Powered-Up

Happy Thursday, Avocadoans! What games are you playing and what do you think of them? As a bonus prompt, what is the most unnecessary or absurd power-up you’ve encountered in a game?

Please join us for Franchise Festival tomorrow, where we’ll be warping through the history of the 2D Mario series. It’s a good one, I promise! The article goes live at 9:00 AM EST.

If you missed it, you should also check out yesterday’s inaugural edition of Lily “LovelyBones” Ryan’s new column Mid-Aughts Madness. In it, she breaks down what works and (mostly) what doesn’t work about Blinx the Cat.