It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

Friday! Video games! Let's talk! Yesterday was my last official day of the fall semester. Not only that, but my last day of college for... quite a while. I'm three classes away from my AA, but I live in the middle of nowhere and have to take all of my classes online. These three just … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

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It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

Friday! Video games! Let's talk! With Super Mario Odyssey out of the way, this weekend I'll be focusing mostly on finishing up Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. Mario Odyssey was incredible and I'm still making my way through the post-game content, but it's sharing "short burst" duty with Steamworld Dig 2 on my Switch -- … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You—oh, Probably Super Mario Odyssey.

Friday! Video games! Let's talk! Today is perhaps the biggest day for new game releases in 2017. If reviews are anything to by, Super Mario Odyssey is expectedly excellent, Wolfenstein II is scoring incredibly well, and Ubisoft's year off with Assassin's Creed seems to have paid dividends with Origins. Three major single-player blockbusters on the … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You—oh, Probably Super Mario Odyssey.

[REVIEW] The Darkside Detective

The Darkside Detective Developer: Spooky Doorway Publisher: Spooky Doorway Available on: PC (reviewed), Nintendo Switch (TBA) Price: $12.99 (Switch price may vary) Release date: July 27, 2017 (PC) For fans of: Less taxing point-and-click adventures with an emphasis on pop culture references. The Darkside Detective runs amok with familiar pop culture references, from Twin Peaks … Continue reading [REVIEW] The Darkside Detective

[REVIEW] The Journey Down: Chapter Two

The Journey Down: Chapter Two Developer: Skygoblin Publisher: Skygoblin Reviewed on: PC Price: $19.99 USD For fans of: Grim Fandango or the thought of a West-African inspired Caribbean noir adventure. *This review is notably shorter than Chapter One's, simply because I didn't want to spend more time than necessary repeating myself on gameplay elements and … Continue reading [REVIEW] The Journey Down: Chapter Two

It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

Friday! Video games! Let's talk! Another Friday is upon us, bringing with it the expected batch of due dates for college assignments. Boo hiss. That being said, I still plan on squeezing some gaming in before Monday rolls back around. Sunday is a wash, though, since we're taking my mom to see the theatre rendition … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

[REVIEW] The Coma: Recut

The Coma: Recut Developer: Devespresso Games Publisher: Digerati Distribution Available on: PS4 (reviewed), Xbox One, Steam, GOG Price: $14.99 USD For fans of: Claire: Extended Cut, White Day: A Labyrinth Named School The Coma: Recut is a "definitive edition" re-release of the original game, The Coma: Cutting Class, from 2015, as well as the Korean … Continue reading [REVIEW] The Coma: Recut

It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

Friday! Video games! Let's talk! Not a lot of gaming time for me this week, but I did manage to click my way through the first chapter of the PC adventure game The Journey Down and evenĀ got a review up. Since last week's wrap-up post, I also finished up Thimbleweed Park on PS4 (which was … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

[REVIEW] The Journey Down: Chapter One

The Journey Down: Chapter One Developer: Skygoblin Publisher: Skygoblin Available on: Steam (reviewed), iOS Price: $8.99 USD Beginning life as a free pixely adventure game in 2010, the folks at Skygoblin gave the Caribbean noir tale a Grim Fandango-inspired face-lift and episodically released its contents as a trilogy on Steam and iOS platforms over the … Continue reading [REVIEW] The Journey Down: Chapter One

[REVIEW] Thimbleweed Park

Thimbleweed Park Developer: Terrible Toybox Publisher: Terrible Toybox Available on: PS4 (reviewed), Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, Linux, Mac via Steam & Mac App Store, Android (coming Oct. 7th), iOS Price: $19.99 USD Those of you who grew up gaming during the point-and-click adventure boom in the 80s and 90s likely have fond memories of … Continue reading [REVIEW] Thimbleweed Park