The ninjas with onions return! Since writing these thoughts on various games, I think I’ve established that story driven games can be incredibly hit or miss with me. In fact, that may be sugarcoating it a bit. Really, they’ve often been a miss. For me, it’s usually down to one thing: they don’t get you, […]Read more "Grading Finding Paradise"
Hardcore parkour. First person platforming. Those three words usually leave a sour taste in the mouths of gamers everywhere. After all, it’s a concept that has been tried many times, and has failed almost as many. Even back when Mirror’s Edge was first released people knew to never touch first person platforming, even with a […]Read more "Grading Mirror’s Edge"
Smash! Smash! Smash! Smash! Yes, Smash Bros. will be mentioned again, but this time it won’t be the primary focus. It will certainly bear mentioning as we have finished yet another quarter of the year which means it’s time to get reflective. What can we look forward to? Is there something to keep an eye […]Read more "Year in Review (As of July 9th)"
A cute game that wants you dead. It’s easy to forget that there are a couple sequels to the original Yoshi’s Island on the SNES. After all, nobody really seems to talk about them. Is there a reason for this? Well, there’s only one way to find out! My dear wife managed to find this […]Read more "Grading Yoshi’s Island DS"
Cheap little monsters. A lot of things have changed since the 90s, especially when it comes to games. More advanced hardware has allowed for more complex games, entire genres have been created, and much, much more. Like with anything else, games have evolved over the years as new ideas take over and the old becomes […]Read more "I Have Words on Final Bosses in Fighting Games"
A very rough start. Despite its popularity, I didn’t really know much about Mass Effect beyond the fact that it’s a space RPG and there’s a character named Shepard. Releasing back in 2007, this game is praised primarily for story and world building. After playing it myself, I can see why…because everything else is kinda […]Read more "Grading Mass Effect"
There’s already an incredible roster…so what else should be done? A week ago, I took the time to gush over what already looks to be the best entry into what I consider the best franchise on the entire planet. If you love reading unbridled praises then you can find that here. But now some time […]Read more "I Have Words On Features That Smash Ultimate Should Have"