Pokémon cards have been as memorable as the anime or the video games. Nowadays, the whole trading cards business has boomed so much – it got tournaments, trading cards game and a massive fan base for both collecting and competitive playing. And I am a part of it, more or less in an old fashioned way.
Persona 5 is a massive narrative behemoth with an ample collection of twists and turns – the greatest of which is easily missed by the majority of players, I reckon. So, without further ado, let’s talk about the elephant in The Velvet Room. Continue reading “The Eluding Great Plot Twist of Persona 5”
This week was the Playstation Media Coverage from Paris Games Week. The live footage featured several games’ updates and announcements. Since there wasn’t much that I was personally interested in, I didn’t write about the coverage for Busy Potatoes. In case you have missed, here is the link. The most critical point was the ending of the coverage with a new trailer for The Last of Us: Part II. It stood out for sure … for the wrong reasons.
Another, an anime that came out in 2012, is best when watched again. This is not because it is a masterpiece in horror anime (though, for me personally, it is one of the best I have seen), but rather, because it is a master class in foreshadowing. Continue reading “Another: A Lesson in Foreshadowing”
Picture it: 1999, a small desert city in America. Little 11 year old Ash and her big sister at home in the dark. We start up the Playstation (it was just Playstation back then, not PS1!) and we pop in the new game we rented at Blockbuster – Silent Hill. The old tube TV is dark so we can barely see. The game starts with this great cinematic opening and then….silence. Until the giant winged demon thing from hell attacks and my sister and I are screaming murder at 11pm! Continue reading “Something Witty About Why I Don’t Play Horror Games And It’s Silent Hill’s Fault”