That’s it, I give up. I can’t keep banging my head against this game anymore. Not to bring down the mood, but despite my best efforts, this game has broken me, and honestly I shouldn’t be that surprised. Ghosts of Tsushima is a video game that encapsulated pretty much all of my problems with modern triple A video game development. And to at least recoup some of the money and time I dumped into this game, I’ll blog about it.
I’m going to tempt fate and say that we’re about close enough to the release of Sony and Microsoft’s new consoles that we pretty much know what we’re going to be getting on day one. Well, we don’t know how much we’re going to have to pay for them just yet, but for the sake of argument, let’s say the price isn’t going to be a factor in the following rant. With everything we do know, I don’t think either of the major console makes have done a good enough job on selling their new platforms whatsoever.
Top Three time! Statistically, the only part of the list that most people care about. Where do I source my statistics? Why would I pose this leading question? I’ll leave you to draw your own conclusions. I’m not used to speaking this positively for such an extended amount of time. It’s exhausting, I don’t know how people do it. But I’ve got plenty of nice things still to say these next few days, so let’s hope I don’t hit a happy wall as I get to the games I should be praising the most.
From a game in which I had mixed feelings about, despite it’s obviously staggering accomplishment, I move onto a game I just adore from top to bottom. A combination of being from a franchise I love, from a developer I have a long history with and simply being an incredibly fun game. There’s not much to do but praise this one.
And I’ll get to that in a moment, but first I need to post my traditional list of links: