I have a bit of a love hate relationship with Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. The story is surprisingly decent for an MMORPG, the world looks great and the gameplay is pretty addicting – not to mention that it provides an easy point of entry into the world of MMOs by being simple enough to be played by almost anyone. I greatly enjoy all of these basic pillars of the game… except when I sometimes don’t. Continue reading “Playing Final Fantasy XIV Really Stresses Me Out”
I have been checking my Steam to see what games I’ve purchased along the years, but haven’t played yet for some reason or another. Just need a short break from my Age Of Empires II itch. I have heard good things about This War Of Mine and decided to give it a try. As a business fanatic, I was given quite a shocker after my first failed run.
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Last year me and my friend decided to undertake the challenge of making a simple game for Halloween. There were only a couple of weeks left so we weren’t actually sure if we could make it on time, but we decided to go for it… and we succeeded. We managed to make a simple platformer with some personality thanks to my friend’s amazing brother and … Continue reading Retrospect on a Simple Game I made a Year Ago
I sure am glad I’m not a game designer or developer, at least when I’m thinking of sandbox games while playing them. The thought occurred to me while playing a restricted sandbox, Deus Ex Mankind Divided, since you can do so much while given very little, causing a whole lot of ripples the game has to account for.
Perhaps you’ve never heard of the game series called Shin Megami Tensei? Would it surprise you if I told you it was considered one of the Japan’s biggest role-playing game franchises alongside the other greats such as Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest? Japan is well-known for its abundance of long running role-playing series with most of them easily recognizable by Westerners, but Shin Megami Tensei has fallen between the cracks for being a bit of an odd one out. Continue reading “Should YOU play Shin Megami Tensei?”