Sure, A Way Out isn’t the heart-wrencher we were all expecting but there are touching moments that are certainly emphasised by the cooperative nature of the game. I wouldn’t say I feel for these characters, however. Rather I feel for the person I’m looking out for over chat.
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In each interaction we see a natural evolution of emotion that threads its way through the entire tale, and succeeds where the sudden mood swings of other narrative games seem to fall short. It's a method of storytelling that we didn't know we had a problem with until Night In The Woods came along and fixed it. ... Continue Reading →
It's not unusual to spend $60 on a day one video game purchase today. It is unusual to pay that kind of original fee and then remain hounded in-game for the rest of your cash in return for in-game currency. The pay to play, or pay to upgrade model is slowly edging into certain aspects... Continue Reading →
Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers represents a tactical departure for a series that's no stranger to dabbling in other genres. The turn based strategy experience from Omega Force was announced with strong potential behind it. Omega have proved their worth in earlier tactical RPGs Kessen and Romance of the Three Kingdoms and yet have somehow forgotten this worth with Godseekers. The standard tactical turn... Continue Reading →
The latest Tales instalment comes at a time of divide in Western attitudes towards the Japanese RPG. Final Fantasy has recently split opinions on the viability of the genre in the Western mainstream, and off the back of this Tales of Berseria looked like a great candidate for pushing the JRPG into the Western consciousness. On paper, its distinctive narrative position and... Continue Reading →
Happy Resident Evil Day! The Baker family have landed, and the scores are in. Are you clued up on what to expect when you boot up your brand new copy? Yes? Great, then let's take a look at what the critics are saying about Capcom's return to the roots of its survival horror franchise. IGN - 7.7 "This... Continue Reading →
Riding off the niche but dedicated fan base of its original, Gravy Rush 2 is back with all the gravity flipping action we could hope for. Kat's been cast out from her homeland, and has to battle her way through social injustices and an exposition of her own mysterious past in this exploration-heavy cel shaded beauty. In... Continue Reading →
It's a good thing you've probably got a spare pair of pants under the Christmas tree this year, because the Amnesia Collection has been released just in time to ruin them all. When Amnesia: The Dark Descent first hit PC markets in 2010 it made headlines with its label as the scariest game in living memory. It's taken 6 years... Continue Reading →