The Forgotten Game of the Year: Pillars of Eternity

As the end of the year draws nigh, the discussion about the best game of 2015 is becoming more relevant by the minute. The gaming community now has a pretty good feel on what the year has to offer, ranging from spectacles such asĀ Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain to apparent disappointments likeĀ The Order: 1886. It’s curious, though, that the favor of the general audience appears to lean a bit towards games released late in the year – as if their memory can’t quite reach as far back as last spring. Continue reading

In with the Old: Sequels, Reboots & Spiritual Successors

Naughty Dog‘s The Last of Us was arguably the most notable game of the last generation of gaming consoles, and it will definitely be a game to be remembered for a long time. With such success, it’s fairly safe to assume there will be a sequel – rarely in entertainment, whether it’s film or games, has there been a case where a title is an amazing success and those who made it don’t give in to the temptation to create more. It’s not all just about sales – the fanbase often demands sequels, as they can’t get enough of the product. Continue reading

SITE NEWS: A Long Overdue Check-In

I’ve been absent for over half a year now, and I sincerely regret it – I haven’t lost interest, if that’s what you’re thinking. I’ve simply been swamped in a lot of other stuff; school, work, and – oh, I had a daughter last November, so that’s been keeping me appropriately busy lately. Not only have I not had time for writing a whole lot, but I haven’t been playing as much as I used to, either. I suppose that’s a good thing, in a way… You know, having a family now and all. But no, I haven’t quit altogether, and I’m not intending to. Continue reading