Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – Not a Review

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – Not a Review

DISCLAIMER: This piece is in not intended to make light of mental illness. I am not, and have never had any diagnosis for mental illness of any kind. My intentions here are to give an accurate opinion, to the best of my ability, regarding the game Hellbalde: Senua’s Sacrifice. If I have made any errors in judgment, or trespasses, please contact me at contact@videogamesimo.com. I would love for this to be an opportunity for me to further my understanding surrounding these complex topics. Also, spoilers ahead. 

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PlayStation Gamer Advisory Panel (GAP) – Complete History

PlayStation Gamer Advisory Panel (GAP) – Complete History

Forums were the primary source of communication between fans and creators in an era before everyone had a voice online via social media. The concept of a “social media influencer” was utterly foreign, and without a unified voice for people to rally behind existed a community known as the PlayStation Underground. Deeper within that community existed a subset of “elite” gamers, handpicked by Sony, to serve as the voice of the broader gaming community. These people were members of what was known as the PlayStation’s Gamer Advisory Panel (GAP). 

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Spyro 2: Ripto’s Remorse – Not a Review

Spyro 2: Ripto’s Remorse – Not a Review

Let me start this by saying that I’ve never played the original versions of Spyro 2 or 3. If you read my first Spyro post you might recall that I was curious about how much the nostalgic nature of the original Spyro game played into my overall enjoyment. A week later and another 100% completion under my belt, I’m proud to announce that the nostalgia played only a minor role. I genuinely enjoyed this game.

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PS Vita “Near” – Retrospective

PS Vita “Near” – Retrospective

Looking back at my time with the PlayStation Vita, it’s easy to note some stand out features of the system. The gorgeous OLED display, the bold decision to include a 3G model, and I’d be remiss to not comment on the horsepower of the system for the time, and it’s form factor. While it’s direct competition, the Nintendo 3DS enjoyed almost none of these features; it did excel over the Vita in one, arbitrary but fun, way. Social functionality.

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