Florence Review

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Florence isn’t a co-op game by any means but the fiancée and I played through it like it was. We took turns placing puzzle pieces, remarked on the story beats, and admired the wonderful presentation together.  Florence Yeoh’s story of young love was familiar to the both of us. We found the behaviours of the characters both relatable and bewildering. We connected with Florence but felt very little for Krish; I believe we came to the conclusion that boys are … Read More

Astro Bot: Rescue Mission Review

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I’ve grown pessimistic in my old age. I tried virtual reality for the first time with an HTC Vive and some of the quintessential VR titles of the time like Space Pirate Trainer, SuperHot VR, and The Lab. I was impressed with the tech but I didn’t see myself doing any of it for an extended period of time. I saw it like Wii Sports; I didn’t buy a Nintendo Wii for Wii Sports. I waited for Super Mario Galaxy’s … Read More

Marvel’s Spider-man Review

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Insomniac Games’ Spider-man may be my favorite piece of Spider-man content in recent memory. I enjoyed it more than the movies and any other game featuring the web crawler. That’s how good the main story thread was. That’s how good it felt to swing, fight, and be the amazing Spider-man in this game.   Spider-man was my superhero of choice while growing up. I watched a lot of the Spider-man: Animated Series. I genuinely enjoyed the game of the same name, … Read More

Hollow Knight (Switch) Review

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Hollow Knight delighted then frustrated. Hollow Knight delighted then frustrated.And on and on it went until the credits rolled. Hollow Knight walks and talks like a Metroidvania title but after a bit of time it’s obvious that it’s a more sinister and annoying variant of those types of games. Many of the choices Team Cherry made were reminiscent of Dark Souls where the developers intentionally stripped away modern conveniences in to develop a fear of dying. I didn’t fear dying though; … Read More

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