I’m honestly amazed that Nintendo and Game Freak actually took my advice, the thing I’d been banging on about them doing for the longest time now and actually do something totally different with the Pokemon franchise. I talked about it here, then here and then maybe somewhere here as well. The big question was whether they’d be able to really pull it off or not.Continue reading “Pokemon Legends: Arceus and the Future for the Franchise”
Like so many other people my age; Left 4 Dead was one of those games you can’t help but think back on with this magical fondness. And like a dragon to be chased and never caught, every time the prospect of it coming back, or something just like it filling that hole seemed like it was happening, there was this sense of longing for a game that really ended up being more than the sum of its parts.
Well, now that dragon has been caught and we can really dig into whether the Left 4 Dead legacy was everything we thought it was. Or if it really was just a time and a place kind of game that grabbed a whole lot of us at the same time.Continue reading “Back 4 Blood: Does it succeed in being the Modern Left 4 Dead?”
At least once a year, I manage to stumble upon a little indie darling courtesy of Microsoft’s Game Pass. I was kind of worried nothing would get their little claws into me despite my best efforts in 2021. Every time something new is added I always jump in and spend a few minutes seeing what they’re about. It’s not very often a game shows up that I know I’m going to be into right from the moment I put hands on it.Continue reading “Moonglow Bay – A cute, cosy and flawed game about Fish (but not necessarily always chips)”