“Narrow Open-World” Design is Perfect for God of War

So, just like most people in the PlayStation gaming-sphere, I’ve been playing a hell of a lot of God of War. Pretty much every free opportunity I have had I have poured into this game. A lot of people, many more sophisticated and powerful then myself are singing the praises of this remarkable game, so I want to talk about something different, in regards to … Continue reading “Narrow Open-World” Design is Perfect for God of War

Animal Crossing or Pokemon? Nintendo’s Big Holiday Release

Nintendo has been making market headlines, not only in the games industry but also as a business in general thanks to the incredible success of the Switch. In less than one year on the market the daring handheld console-hybrid managed to outsell it’s Wii-U predecessor and to this date has sold almost 15 million units worldwide. Add to that Mario Odyssey’s 9 million sold, and … Continue reading Animal Crossing or Pokemon? Nintendo’s Big Holiday Release

My First Hour with Ni no Kuni II: The Revenant Kingdom

My game clock reads “1:08:20” and my characters are waiting patiently outside of Auntie Martha’s hut, so let’s go over my initial thoughts. From it’s outset, Ni no Kuni II: The Revenant Kingdom reaches to outdo it’s predecessor. The first game presented us a beautifully crafted narrative; reminiscent of bedtime stories, childhood dreams of far off places, and the crippling and deeply human struggle of … Continue reading My First Hour with Ni no Kuni II: The Revenant Kingdom