No Man’s Sky is more or less considered the modern telling of Icarus. Promises were made, expectations were set, hearts were broken and refunds were given. I took a much-needed week off from work where I spent a copious amount of time playing No Man’s Sky. Instead of just describing my thoughts on this game, […]Read more "No Man’s Sky"
With a name like that, you know this game is going to be good. Unfortunately, as soon as booted it up, it turned out that some other jack-off was playing it so I was put into a waiting room as there can only be one game running at a time. Turns out that behind the […]Read more "Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger, and The Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist"
So I thought it was about time I wrote my next review. It was then that I realised that I never wrote this review. Oops. The Kaplan family has temporarily moved to new house, led there by the husband and author, Dan Kaplan, who is suffering from writer’s block. But it just so happens that […]Read more "The Novelist"
So I’m aware I’m a little bit late for this one. Winter has truly come which means I’m unable to hold back the tide of the work that is amassing. Not only does this mean I’m unable to find the time to write, but also unable to find the time to play the games I […]Read more "Contrast"
There are three things that Arrowhead game studios seem to exalt: Cooperative, action multiplayer Satirical humour Friendly – fucking – fire On average, I accidentally shot my companion in the back once every mission. And considering that the mission times range between five and twenty minutes, that’s a lot allied blood on my hands. Helldivers […]Read more "Helldivers"
So a while and half ago, I did a brief review on To the Moon, an interactive story by Freebird Games. To briefly summarise, To the Moon is about two scientists delving into the mind of a dying man to trigger a butterfly effect of memories that would result in him going to the moon. […]Read more "A Bird Story (and a callback to To the Moon)"
Short of a long, waxed beard; cafes where non-coffee drinks are served in jars; and black, square-rimmed glasses, Life is Strange is the epitome of hipster. The main character, Maxine, uses an old Polaroid camera; gets bullied by a short-haired girl who uses an iPhone and looks like her wardrobe came from the 70s (ironically […]Read more "Life is Strange (Episode 1)"