Next up in the Gaming Photo Album is Shadow of the Tomb Raider, the epic conclusion to a trilogy of games I utterly adore - I can still remember my immense excitement for the third game like it was yesterday (somehow, it's already been 3 years... ). Closing out the modern origin trilogy of Lara … Continue reading Gaming Photo Album: Shadow of the Tomb Raider
It's that wonderful time of year again - E3 is back, following the COVID-19-forced absence last year. I don't know about you, but I welcome its return, as laughing and cheering along with my friends at the hype-fueled reveals from various publishers each year is something I eagerly look forward to. In the run-up to … Continue reading Our Expected, Hopeful, and Plain Ridiculous E3 2021 Predictions
Oh hi there; happy weekend! This latest Let's Chat is focused around the recent Square Enix Presents, a digital showcase in the Nintendo Direct vein that showed off several of their upcoming releases. Prior to the show starting, it was announced that there would be the world premiere of a new mainline Life is Strange … Continue reading Let’s Chat: New Life is Strange & More Square Enix Reveals!
After a wait that felt like years (and was genuinely over 12 months!), Nintendo announced that on 17th February we would be getting a full Nintendo Direct; not a Partner Showcase or franchise-specific Direct, as filled the news gaps of 2020 amidst COVID-19 disruptions - no, a comprehensive, 50-minute Nintendo Direct! Hopefully this is just … Continue reading Let’s Chat: Reactions to the Long-Awaited Nintendo Direct!
It is the New Year, and I am making it one of my priorities for 2021 to regularly post new entries into my Gaming Photo Album feature; the introduction of Photo Mode into more and more games is functionality I eagerly welcome, and enjoy playing around with. However, in this case, there is no Photo … Continue reading Gaming Photo Album: Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition
- This article was originally posted on 2nd April 2018. It, and other articles, are being archived and updated here for continuity and collection, which is why parts of it may seem out of date. - The episodic Life is Strange series recently wrapped up the story arc that covered the original game and prequel Life is Strange: … Continue reading Let’s Chat: Saying Farewell to Max, Chloe, & Life is Strange
Rise of the Tomb Raider is a game I personally adore (you can read my review here), and think is largely under-appreciated. While it certainly has a lot of fans, RotTR didn't get the widespread discussion a game like Uncharted 4: A Thief's End did, largely due to the timed exclusivity with Xbox and PC. … Continue reading Gaming Photo Album: Rise of the Tomb Raider
My first 10 hours with on Nintendo Switch Lost Sphear felt pleasant but unspectacular. Just like the previous game from Square Enix developers Tokyo RPG Factory, I Am Setsuna (you can read my review of that here), it leans on a lot of classic JRPG elements, but the occasional moments of wonderful original ideas pulled me … Continue reading 10 Hours With… Lost Sphear
Developed by: Tokyo RPG FactoryPublished by: Square EnixPlatforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Switch (Reviewed), PCRelease Date: Out Now Tokyo RPG Factory, the developers behind I Am Setsuna, were created by Square Enix for one purpose - to make RPGs. In particular, ones that harken back to the classics such as Final Fantasy. For better or … Continue reading I Am Setsuna Review
Developed by: Crystal DynamicsPublished by: Square EnixPlatforms: PlayStation 4 (Reviewed), Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC, StadiaRelease Date: Out Now Lara Croft may go on a grandiose and thrilling adventure in Rise of the Tomb Raider, but the journey of the game to PS4 was arduous in its own way as well. Revealed at E3 2014, Rise … Continue reading Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration Review