So, Dark Souls, right? Everyone knows about it, it’s a hard series of games, and my opinions on it are too lengthy and unpopular to include in this article. My feelings on Dark Souls deserve their own thesis, but all I’ll say is that they are hard, and leave it entirely in the player’s hands to figure out what is so hard. I don’t necessarily think that Dark Souls should be what gamers imagine when the word “difficult” comes to mind, and I don’t really think that every hard game ever made is instantly a Dark Souls clone, but as I said, another article for another day. (more…)
Man. Blue Reflection was a game I had been excited about since its release in Japan over a year ago. I avoided all gameplay footage that I could (but what I had seen was fantastic!) (more…)
(Side note, is anyone else sick of : Origins? : Revengence? : Cliché word? Come on, guys.) (more…)
Let me tell you a story, one that you are almost definitely familiar with in some fashion. It comes from 16th century China, and goes by the name of Journey to the West. The story tells the fictitiously augmented story of Xuanzang and his three companions with troubled pasts as they make their way across western China atop a white dragon to obtain sacred texts and return them home. These three companions may begin to ring a bell to you. (more…)
Rocket League is just over a month old after being released July 7th, 2015 for PC and PS4 and it has already made a huge name for itself. The game is growing so fast that a new map has already been released and caused a commotion about competitive play. Yes, that’s right it already has it’s own competitive scene set up, along with Psyonix, the game’s publisher, having a world championship in the works. There is even a dedicated Rocket League Twitch channel and this is just the start.
I’m not usually a nostalgia fan, I tend to go for the newest of the new style games, but there is a special place in my heart for dungeon crawlers. Flash-back to days at the arcade, or as I remember, the skating rink, to play a remastered version of Gauntlet. A top down dungeon crawler with nostalgia and newness abound. With the popularity of the Diablo series it’s no surprise to see the rebirth of more games like it. (more…)