There’s a little nerve that sits on my neck just under my left ear. It often begins to twitch when I hear certain things that irk me, the kind of things that are irksome. One of those is an when indie games throw comparative buzz words at you like you are the weedy kid on the losing team of dodgeball.
It’s basically Square Enix’s attempt to distil an entire franchise of creations into a single manageable bite sized chunk of nostalgia which I have distilled down even further in this bite sized review. It’s convoluted and overbearing story is offset by the core gameplay grind of catching mirages (Pokémon, Digimon, call them what you want) which again in turn is offset by the grind within the grind…ugh.
I take on the challenge to accurately represent a game and my feelings on said game in 500 words or less.
What does ‘RPG’ even mean? In today’s gaming there is a word that brings a level of uncertainty to what type of game you’re seeing. That word is RPG. In its base form it stands for ‘Role Playing Game’; a game in which each participant assumes the role of a […]
In today’s modern videogame landscape delivering on the hype train that has snowballed for months is near impossible. That is if your goal is to make everyone happy. With the PR machine relentlessly psyching up the masses as inevitable deadlines stir up feelings of dread rather than elation. Developers who […]
There is a buzzword in today’s modern gaming that’s slowly becoming the new norm and that’s ‘Live Service’ or ‘Games as a Service’ as it is known. This trend is dominating current releases. February brings two clear examples: Anthem is mere days away from release (Origin Access starts the 15th […]
Where It All Started… Ever since I was four or five years old, I never had that great a memory, still don’t. I never remember birthdays without a reminder on Facebook; I don’t remember to get the dinner on the way home from work; or lock the front door at […]