Having had the privilege (by sheer luck) to play Final Fantasy VII Remake a full week ahead of the actual release date has been a thrill. Though the game itself is highly nostalgic to someone who played the game back in the late 90s, it has been an unexpected nostalgia trip – due to the way both the Internet and online journalism as well as games’ meta levels have shaped gaming since the release of Final Fantasy VII in 1997.
This reaction of Kingdom Hearts 3 is FULL of spoilers. Please don’t read unless you’ve completed the entire game. Continue reading “So Many Questions: A KH3 Ending Reaction [Spoilers]”
We all know those (in)famous YouTubers or Twitch streamers who got all the money and the popularity by playing your favourite games and their shenanigans. I don’t mind the reasons they have for doing the steaming, but I got a less popular opinion about those popular gaming channels and all the consequences with them.
Not to be mistaken for Lionel Richie’s All Night Long, but close enough. This time, I want to dig into all-night gaming with a little story. Those long nights playing with just one game is an experience that every gamer should have encountered at some point.
A few days ago marked the 14th anniversary of the release of Final Fantasy X-2 in the US and it got me thinking back to those days. I have to admit that I wasn’t a big fan of Final Fantasy X-2 when it came out and I played it, but I came to realize that before its release it played a big part in how I ended up in my profession (I work with cinematics/cutscenes in the game industry).