Monster Hunter Stories – A charming experience

Disclaimer: This is my most media heavy post yet, after the text wall I've uploaded the entire collection of screenshots I took within the game. That being said the actual post is very light on media in an effort to not be repetitive. If you'd rather just take a look at the photos scroll to… Continue reading Monster Hunter Stories – A charming experience

Grand Knights History – Not a Review

Earlier this year, I played a few different Vanillaware games to pay homage to the game developer before 13 Sentinels arrived. The first among them was Grand Knights History. Grand Knights History is an obscure title for the PSP released in Japan during 2011, Vanillaware developed the game, and Marvelous Entertainment published it. It never… Continue reading Grand Knights History – Not a Review

New Little King’s Story – Diet Pikmin

New Little King's Story is a retelling of a 2009 Wii game with almost the same name. (Old?) Little King's Story is a cult hit and seems to be a hidden treasure of the Wii, obfuscated by shovelware. Unfortunately, the Vita version does not share in the original's cult status; in fact, many players feel… Continue reading New Little King’s Story – Diet Pikmin

Why I enjoyed Death Stranding’s Gameplay

With people connected now more than ever, it's easy to find divisive opinions on video games. While some divisions are subjective opinions on the story, Death Stranding's lies almost entirely within the gameplay. My objective today: to do my best to try and record why exactly the gameplay clicked for me. The core gameplay loop… Continue reading Why I enjoyed Death Stranding’s Gameplay

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir – Not a Review

It's been a while since my last "not-review," but it's for a good reason. I've been doing a lot of self-reflection, not only in gaming but in life. Recently I stumbled upon an archive of about 200 or so blog posts from my first blog ever, and I've had an incredibly unique experience going back… Continue reading Odin Sphere Leifthrasir – Not a Review