Retrospect on a Simple Game I made a Year Ago

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

Should YOU play Shin Megami Tensei?

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?”

Little Things that Could Have Made the Narrative Flow Better in Final Fantasy XV

When looking at things like combat, world and story separately you can find some really fun gameplay ideas, standout moments and magnificent set pieces in Final Fantasy XV. The moment all of these are brought together, however, is when it starts falling apart. Continue reading “Little Things that Could Have Made the Narrative Flow Better in Final Fantasy XV”