Middle-earth: Shadow of War – An Olog broke my sword and I didn’t like it

It had been a fine day in Mordor, a very fine day indeed. Why was it a fine day? Simple: I had just completed my first Online Vendetta Mission and successfully avenged a fellow gamer's death at the hands of a despicable Orc assassin. Go, me! It was a hard-won fight, I'll admit to that, … Continue reading Middle-earth: Shadow of War – An Olog broke my sword and I didn’t like it

What goes around comes around – Blade of Galadriel DLC

Middle-earth: Shadow of War dropped its first story DLC, Blade of Galadriel, and I finished it after roughly four hours spent in Mordor (including some new views found throughout the regions). There are ten story missions in total and a ton of optional duels to fight in order to gain legendary gear. You don't actually … Continue reading What goes around comes around – Blade of Galadriel DLC

SNIPER ELITE 4 – Explaining the ranks and the skill tree (sort of)

Now, if you have been wondering what the ranks in SNIPER ELITE 4 are all about, this game introduces a skill tree that is pretty useful, especially in coop and maybe even multiplayer (which is not my thing, really). That skill tree, you might have guessed, will expand with a specific rank you obtain by … Continue reading SNIPER ELITE 4 – Explaining the ranks and the skill tree (sort of)

Are customizable characters a good thing?

So, Far Cry 5 is coming out and, contrary to previous entries of the series that all featured a preset protagonist, this time the playable character will be a customizable avatar. This made me think about character customization in general, and the ways it does or does not affect the game experience. So, let's say … Continue reading Are customizable characters a good thing?

Shadow of the Beast – A satisfying mix of platforming, combat and puzzles

I found Shadow of the Beast (the PS4-exclusive remake of the 1989 Amiga-classic) while looking for games where you play as the bad guy. You play as the titular beast, Aarbron, an ugly thing of impressive power, who was created by the evil mage Maletoth and who feeds on blood and the souls of his … Continue reading Shadow of the Beast – A satisfying mix of platforming, combat and puzzles

Vampyr or The Holy (Story) Trinity of Character, Conflict and Choices

For months now I have been going on about how much I am looking forward to DontNod's upcoming game, Vampyr. It occurs to me only now that I have never quite come around to detailling why that is so. Frankly, at first I was a little skeptical, cause when I came across this intriguing game … Continue reading Vampyr or The Holy (Story) Trinity of Character, Conflict and Choices

Life is Strange or Erase and Rewind

With 2018 just having begun, I was mad enough to start playing three games at the same time, and one of them was Life is Strange, which I finished just yesterday. Life is Strange is an episodic adventure game developed by DontNod Entertainment and published by Square Enix. DontNod will be releasing Vampyr this year, … Continue reading Life is Strange or Erase and Rewind

This year just started and already I did something really stupid

Guys, remember my Merry Christmas-post, where I outlined all the games I was looking forward to in 2018 plus the games I wanted to catch up on on my PS3? There were really a lot, right? Well, guess what? I did a really stupid thing and started playing three games at once (Aaaaah!!) and bought … Continue reading This year just started and already I did something really stupid

Fly Like An Eagle – Eagle Flight VR

Welcome to 2018, guys! Here's to it becoming a wonderful and successful year for every one of us! Now, while downloading Life is Strange and nursing my hangover, I decided to write that review of Eagle Flight VR I promised in the previous post. Admittedly, this is not a complete review, since I have yet … Continue reading Fly Like An Eagle – Eagle Flight VR

Merry Christmas, everyone!

This year was Whatchaa.com's most successful so far and that is thanks to the 3.136 people who visited the site, which is seven times (!) the number of visitors of last year. Also, I now have 25 followers in total, the latest of which just joined today. Thank you so much for sticking with me! … Continue reading Merry Christmas, everyone!