Let’s Play: Detroit, Become Human

What does it mean to be human? Is it self-awareness? Self-preservation? The willingness to sacrifice oneself for another? Can something we create non-biologically be considered alive? Does that mean it has a soul? Does that allow it the same rights as humans? These are all heady philosophical questions that we love to explore as the […]

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I don’t usually leave a game unfinished to go play another but that’s what happened with Ni No Kuni II for God of War. Unfortunately, the insanely high bar set by God of War made it tough to ignore the shortcomings of Ni No Kuni II. Even without stacking up next to a possible GOTY, […]

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Let’s Play: God of War

I never thought it’d happen, but I played and loved a God of War game. This has been a year of surprises for me (see: Bloodborne). I just wrapped the main story and am working my way through the extra side material. But I can’t stop thinking about how great this game was. The accolades […]

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Thanks to the monthly batch of free games through Playstation Plus, I finally got to experience Bloodborne. When this game was initially released, I largely ignored it. Mostly because I’d never heard of the developer From Software or its series Dark Souls. But also because I was never drawn to games that are touted as […]

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Nier: Automata Review

After I finished Nier: Automata, a friend asked if I liked it. I was surprised that I wasn’t quite sure what my answer was. I think much of the praise of the game is deserved. The fighting is fluid and flashy. And the music is simply amazing. But I found myself thinking about the game […]

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Doki Doki Literature Club Review

In what’s really a departure for me, I fired up my Mac and played a Steam game. Highly recommended by a few IGN staff and with enough intriguing non-spoiler hints, I chose to dive in to Doki Doki Literature Club. Plus the game was free. The game comes off initially as a cloying continuation of […]

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