My 2018 In Video Games

Because I lack any humor I once had, I don’t want to do elaborate awards this year. Instead, I’ll give my thoughts on some games I explored or rediscovered this year. At the end, I comment about some things potentially coming in 2019. The Alliance Alive The little 3DS is so proud of its success,… Continue reading My 2018 In Video Games

May 2017 – Death and Rebirth

This month in video games played with what few emotions I have left. Mostly contained in two, completely unrelated events, about the availability of two unique but flawed third person shooters which initially released exclusively on 7th gen consoles. I’m talking about Alan Wake and Vanquish. tl;dr: I recommend both of them, but they aren’t… Continue reading May 2017 – Death and Rebirth

The Tale of the Cracker Connoisseur

Once upon a time there was a cracker connoisseur who was named William Henry York or something like that. He had eaten crackers all his life, and soon came to realize there was more to crackers than being simply a salty snack. Lately, he was in search of a more sophisticated cracker. He had always… Continue reading The Tale of the Cracker Connoisseur

The Far Cry 3 Template

The Far Cry 3 Template is a basic plan to make an open world game, one which everyone will recall as fun, praising its gameplay, all without an inch of proper game design. This template existed before Ubisoft’s Pile Of Shit 3, in many different forms, from many different developers. I term it as such… Continue reading The Far Cry 3 Template

Rotlich Critiques: The Robot Masters of our time

The year really is 20XX, so naturally that means that Mega Man is now canon. That means we live among Robot Masters now! Let’s see what kinda robot masters are out there! I mean, goddamn, we have serving robots, mining robots, and robots we didn’t even fucking make – they just keep dropping from space.… Continue reading Rotlich Critiques: The Robot Masters of our time

Situation: Ace Combat 04 vs 5

〈〈 Robek 3, Engage. 〉〉 I recently wrote an article about my proposal for a new word about video game stories. If you haven’t read it, please do so now. Ace Combat 04 and 5, released by Namco in 2001 and 2004, were flight combat video games which leaned away from realism, and towards arcade-style physics… Continue reading Situation: Ace Combat 04 vs 5