As the years go by, I have come to realised that video games have increasingly just become comfort food for me. There was a time where I would endeavour to play everything and anything that came out in order to give myself a rounder and more expansive perspective of what was available to me. These days I really do seem to want to stick with the tried and true games that I enjoy.
So it feels like a real nostalgia trip for me to come back and play a game like Twelve Minutes and be able to talk about it while it’s still a relatively hot topic.
I’m almost certainly going to spoil the events of Twelve Minutes during this post. So it you do have an interest in experiencing the game yourself, then I’d recommend against reading further. This is really one of those games that the act of talking about it will end up spoiling to some extent.
Continue reading “I can see why Twelve Minutes is so polarising now I’ve finished it”
I know this is incredibly, credibly late. But I’ve been busy… and lacking in motivation… I still wanted to talk about E3 in some capacity this year. Or whatever it was that passed for the “Electronic Entertainment Experience” that happened exclusively online in 2021.
I’m not as “on the pulse” with game development as I used to be, I’m hardly managing to find time/money to play the games I want to play at the moment without worrying about what’s coming out in the next 24 months. But my jaded old bones are still capable of feeling some excitement and there were some games revealed at the event.
Continue reading “My Top Ten Video Game Highlights from E3 2021”
And so we arrive at the annual tradition that is Destiny showing up on my game of the year list. I mean, it wouldn’t be one of these if I didn’t talk about it at some point would it. I know I’m usually, at least a little coy about what game I’m talking about in these opening paragraphs, but let’s not beat around the bush. You all knew it was coming.
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