I don’t really want to talk about Yu-Gi-Oh ZeXal and Yu-Gi-Oh Arc-V, the 4th and 5th installments in the money-milking franchise owned by possibly the worst company in the entire world, Konami. But I need to talk about them because I cannot bear to see a franchise I love so dearly be ruined by Konami… Continue reading From 5D’s to ZeXal to Arc-V: #FucKonami, seriously
(Major spoilers about some of my favourite games and mangas but written vaguely. If you get them you probably have played/read them so I don’t think it matters.) I have been thinking a lot about favourite characters from games, books, films, dramas and animes recently, on the topic of ‘what makes a character relatable?’ I… Continue reading Humanity in fear and weakness
I never thought I would ever complain about a farming game being tedious. Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns is tedious. This game feels like the developers looked at A Tale of Two Towns and asked, ‘What if we added one more town?’ And from that point on, ‘more’ became the central theme for the… Continue reading No Man’s Farm: More is Less in Trio of Towns
Monster Hunted is sometimes what this game becomes as the cougar-wyvern stun locks me into a chain of attacks until I am finally crushed by its deadly claw. It is not always fair, and apart from some truly amazing hunters out there, I’m sure everyone gets their buttons wrong from time to time. And here… Continue reading The Hunter’s Trance – Pure masochism and toxicity or an alternative form of fun?
MH4U was one of those games I couldn’t get into on the first attempt. The high skill floor it demanded, the complexity and depth in its systems and the sheer difficulty of mastering my weapon of choice – the charge blade – made me set it down multiple times before getting completely hooked 30 hours… Continue reading Memories of my Gory Rival – A retrospective review of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
I wish that the world Workemon created was a hopeless, dystopian future. However, it is merely an exaggerated and fatansised version of ours, which makes it charming, funny but also absolutely relatable. Plastic Memories taught me the greatest of pains are hidden within humourous dialogue and drowning laughter; and as I laughed myself to tears… Continue reading Workemon – Daydreams of Bill Gates