Gaming

Editorial

Quantic Dream Games: A Quick Guide (2022)

Quantic Dream is a video game studio known throughout the industry for its innovative gameplay and storytelling. The company has produced many games with varying styles since its opening 24 years ago (1997). Some of the more popular Quantic Dream games are Heavy Rain (2010), Beyond: Two Souls (2013), and Detroit: Become Human (2018). In […]

Editorial

Omikron: Not The Virus, But The Video Game

Omikron, Not Omnicron The 1999 video game Omikron: The Nomad Soul is an epic adventure game and a cult classic in gaming. With the 2021 COVID-19 omicron variant in the news, many gamers have been thinking about this video game as of late. This is due to conspiracy theories stating that Bill Gates was involved […]

Editorial

Tomb Raider 25 Years Later: A Triumph

In The Beginning In 1996, a video game dropped that would significantly impact the gaming industry: Tomb Raider.  It was one of PlayStation‘s best-selling games, with worldwide sales of seven million copies, and it would remain the Tomb Raider series’ most successful game until 2013 when Crystal Dynamics‘ reboot surpassed it. After being introduced in […]

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ACNH: The Most Stressful Relaxing Game Ever

My last article was a glowing review of Animal Crossing as a whole. Rather than continuing to gush about this great series like the professionals are likely doing, I’m going to keep this as critical as possible. Let’s start with why I’m bitter: I preloaded my digital download weeks in advance so that I could […]

Gaming

An Ode to Animal Crossing

Animal Crossing: New Horizons comes out this Friday, March 20th. Early reviews have been favorable. I am not fortunate enough to get early or free games but you so my early review is just “is it Friday yet?” The original Animal Crossing on GameCube was my favorite casual game growing up. I played it every […]

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Review: Ori and the Will of the Wisps

GamePass gave me access to Ori and the Will of the Wisps on launch. However, 100% completion on Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition took precedence in my household. It ended up being a good thing that I waited until later in the day to play. An update was released midday so I missed […]

Gaming

How To Play Both Amazing Ori Games, For $1

Ori and the Blind Forest (part of two Ori Games) is an award winning 2D platformer Metroidvania. It was the debut title for Moon Studios, a remotely operated Indie studio. The story opens with Ori, a creature somewhat resembling a cat, suffering a tragic loss at the hands of the “blind forest.” Ori teams up […]