My Thoughts on: Into the Breach

Take one part Pacific Rim mix it with some Starship Troopers then add a dash of Edge of Tomorrow. Mix it all into Advance Wars/X-Com like combat and this is what you end up with. Into The Breach is the second game from Subset Games, and the followup to FTL: Faster than Light, a game spoken about on this blog none too long ago.

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Wooderon Games of the Year 2016: #5

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Happy Christmas to those of you who celebrate it. I managed to get my shit together and cobble together todays entry for you and hit the half way point of my top ten games list. This time I go from the bright, colourful and humour of Ratchet & Clank and go somewhere… different. You’ll see what I mean.

#10: Gears of War 4

#9: XCOM 2

#8: Forza Horizon 3

#7: Titanfall 2

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Thoughts on: Firewatch

What is Firewatch. That’s the funny joke right, have I done it well? In all seriousness though, Firewatch was, and still is, a kind of difficult game to pin down. It’s not a video game in the same sense Super Mario is a very video game ass video game. Rather, it’s a story, one in which the player participates. Like the new Telltale brand of adventure game, player input really really negligible to what is a very pretty and interesting narrative experience.

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