There are certain games from my childhood that still haunt my nightmares. Not because they were scary, mind you. Because of their brutality. As a small child, being faced with an insurmountable challenge that your tiny mind and smaller hands are incapable of overcoming can be scarring. Like being beaten over the head with a… Continue reading Castlevania (NES): An Unforgiving, Unfair Masterpiece
I want you to imagine a scenario really quickly. Don't worry, there's a point to this. Just stick with me. You're a little kid again. Or a teenager. Or however old you were when you played your first video game. Whatever the age, imagine that you're there again. Now, imagine that someone told you that… Continue reading Games as a Service Make Me Angry. Here’s Why.
Everyone lost their shit over vampire milf, only to discover that she only takes up about 20% of the game. Capcom giveth, Capcom taketh away. When Leon refuses to continuethe Redfield bloodline. Resident Evil: Village (or RE8) is a jack of many traits, master of few. As a horror game, it's only scary about 25%… Continue reading Resident Evil Village: Wait, there’s a game attached to this vampire milf?!
Guilty Gear is one of the most underappreciated fighting game franchises out there. It's been around for about twenty-three years now, but it's always been mostly under the radar. It's had a large enough following to keep going, but nothing to blow the world away. It's always played second fiddle behind the Street Fighters and… Continue reading My Cautious Excitement For Guilty Gear: Strive
EA. The single most hated company in the landscape of video games. Many a great game and company has been ruined by the devilish brand behind those two simple letters. Saying that you hate EA is as easy as saying that water is refreshing and it's nice to be able to breath. But it wasn't… Continue reading The Rise and Fall of EA Sports