We’re past the halfway point of the year so it’s time to check in on what the best games of 2021 are so far. This is an evolving list with the first iteration being in April. Months have passed and many games have been released but one constant remains: there is never enough time to […]
Where the Heart Leads has decent writing, some fun sim integrations, and a few interesting plotlines but these qualities are eclipsed by how slow paced and unfulfilling the majority of the adventure is.
Most folks would consider 2021 to be off to a slow start but so many games have been released this quarter alone. Here are the best games of 2021 so far. Game of the Year 2021 Ranking Below are the most notable games I’ve played this year, ranked. This list only includes games that came […]
Leaping across the cosmos may be comfortable in Straylight but its take on first-person VR platforming happens in a void, devoid of intrigue. Straylight is a platformer but not in the way you might expect. You’re not really jumping; instead, you’re using a tether, whip-like device to swing across blue star dots. You dual-wield two […]
What Comes After contains small bursts of well-written stories but the act of playing through them is dull in comparison.
A wonderful puzzle game set in an eye-catching world, Maquette excels in its ability to walk players through a love story while making every challenge relevant to the romance.
A team needs to connect beyond the task at hand to really get a job done, long term. It’s not enough to be invested in the gig at hand, you also have to be invested in each other. Similarly, A Long Journey to an Uncertain End will likely live or die on how much I […]
Like many writers and creatives, I’ve been told no a lot. It’s part of honing the craft and looking back, over my past 5 or 6 years in games media, plenty of those no’s were valid. But the no’s that bother me the most are when I was told it was a good idea but […]