The Last of Us has grounded gameplay and engrossing visuals, but everything involving its narrative go beyond the norm with immense character and heart.Continue reading
these are my personal critiques of videogames.
Doom is the first-person shooter genre distilled to an essence that’s mixed with and boiled in testosterone and adrenaline, concocting a true power fantasy that’s neither stupid nor childish, but one that invokes a cathartic chaos by assailing the senses.Continue reading
Year of the Dragon is a wonderful mess; a bona fide example of a developer throwing stuff at the wall, seeing what sticks, and making it work.Continue reading
Spyro 2 is a preferred middle ground between the first and third games. It’s not too much, but not too simple. It’s just right.Continue reading
Spyro the Dragon is perfectly suited for kids. That core pillar fosters its greatest strengths and weaknesses.Continue reading
When is it time to stop? Call of Duty, Madden, and Just Dance don’t seem to get the memo. Other franchises like Dynasty Warriors and Monster Hunter are still going after stacks of sequels, but take long breaks so stagnation doesn’t set in. Other series like Assassin’s Creed and Guitar…Continue reading