Wow! This category is full of surprises! Number 11 may surprise you! In terms of my thinking, biggest surprise is reserved for not only games, but news about games, and the companies that make games and game products. Something like “I can’t believe I enjoyed Destiny 2 as much as I did!” will not show… Continue reading GOTY 2017! BIGGEST SURPRISE!
As you may, or may not know, I have been compiling a very serious, scientific, and all-encompassing, genre-defining ranking of roguelikes (and roguelites and roguemites and roguetights and strobelights). As one with which such work was wrought, you’d think I’d have an idea of the greatest rouge of 2017. WHALE! … here you go GREATEST… Continue reading GotY 2017! Best Rogue!
These games occupied my time and filled me with joy despite their age. Not only do they hold up, but they’re ernest recommendations from your’s truly! Resident Evil 4 Resident Evil 4 was always a video game I could count on as one of my favorites of all time. It has a creepy atmosphere, an… Continue reading GotY 2017! Best Game From Another Year!
Whew, we made it! The world still exists much as we’ve always known it. And though every single day there’s something new to get pissed at, one fact can be said: 2017 was a tremendous year for video games. Which is great. I think we all need something to distract us for at least part… Continue reading Game of the Year 2017!
Platforming shoot-em-up Flinthook is a roguelite with a retro aesthetic and a novel swing mechanic. Players right click from hook to hook, swinging through the air like Spider-Man. While in the air, players may activate a bullet time ability, slowing time just enough to dodge bullets and take well placed in flight shots of their… Continue reading RANKING THE ROGUE. Flinthook.
Eldritch is a game that wears its influences on its face. It’s HP Lovecraft. Eldritch. That shit comes from him. Got it? It’s a first person sneaker with shooting elements and certain roguelike elements such as permadeath and procedurally generated levels. This game has a good atmosphere that really aids the different monsters who show… Continue reading Ranking the Rogue: Eldritch AND Wasted. DOUBLE FEATURE!
As years go, you can’t get much worse than those known by “2016” and “2017.” I’m not going to elaborate: we all know why almost everything sucks. My trade has always been escapism, and I’m not altering my path just yet. Part of the reason I put off writing this thing that I promised when… Continue reading The Top Ten Video Games of 2016 Written in the Year 2017
When I was younger (as in prior to my fifth birthday) I was more interested in watching video games than playing them. In fact, I was petrified at the idea of losing. I distinctly remember begging for my parents to rent the Pagemaster video game for the Super Nitnendo. They took it home and said… Continue reading Tetris 2 (SNES). “Strangest First Game Ever.” A Review.
WHOA It’s been a minute, hasn’t it? This summer has been extremely aimless for me. While I’ve accomplished a lot in my creative side, my video game playing has been an ineffective effort to control my wandering. Well, since it’s the second of October (which I always thought was the true beginning to autumn fuck… Continue reading The Summer of Wander
So I thought 2016 was a benchmark year in video games because the quality in the year’s releases was outstanding. I never thought 2017 could be better. But after just half the months, it has: 2017 is another incredible year in video games and they just keep coming out and they just keep being amazing.… Continue reading 2017 Mid-Year Top 10