While reviewing my stats for this post I realized that I totally forgot to celebrate my blog's fifth anniversary! Which was in 2020, in case you were wondering. Soooo… Yeah. Let's just move on, shall we? whatchaa.com's stats for 2021 While I published just three more posts than the previous year (15 instead of 12), … Continue reading What 2022 has in store
I totally fell in love with Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 and am looking forward to the next installment.
I am a huge fan of the SNIPER ELITE-series,so the release trailer was the perfect holiday gift for me. This third-person tactical shooter by Rebellion is always fun to play, be it the Campaign, Co-op or Survival.We follow Karl Fairburne, an expert sniper and commando, during World War II as he travels throughout Europe to … Continue reading SNIPER ELITE 5 – Reveal Trailer
So, when I played Sniper Ghost Warrior 3, back in the day, I enjoyed the contracts of that tactical shooter most. That meant tracking down a war criminal throughout the maps and taking them out, usually facing an army of vigilant bodyguards. Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts (2019) expands and improves on that. Actually, the game … Continue reading Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts (PS4) – A Fun Ride For Snipers and Stealth-Afficinados
So I finished Aragami 2 and I really liked it. There are minor flaws, but the 25 plus hours I sunk into it were definitely worth it! Suffice to say I am already on my second playthrough and have yet to try the multiplayer....
Ghost of Tsushima was my GOTY 2020 and I just replayed it because I needed to shape up for the Iki Island-Expansion that comes with the Director's Cut. Playing through the story missions I fell in love with the game all over again. Please be aware of possible MAJOR SPOILERS for both the main game … Continue reading Ghost of Tsushima – Iki Island DLC
Aragami 2, the sequel to LinceWorks' excellent stealth game Aragami will be out on September 17th 2021. Yeah!I am a huge fan of Aragami (2016). Playing as a shadow wraith that can summon awesome powers but is, at the same time, incredibly fragile and vulnerable, provides for incredibly satisfying playthroughs. With any source of light … Continue reading Aragami 2 – What I Expect
Well. Once you have finished the previous mission, End of An Era, and sat through the sequence playing out right after, the end to Mission 5, The Farewell, will come as no surprise. The how is a nice touch, yes, but we know what is coming. Well. With Providence done for and the ICA exposed, … Continue reading HITMAN 3, Mission 5, The Farewell
It's been a while since I last set foot on Teer Fradee, the beautiful yet perilious island where Spiders' latest game GreedFall plays out. But once I returned a couple of weeks ago, I was instantly enchanted once more. I even managed to romance Vasco (yay!) - though only briefly, since shortly after a romantic … Continue reading GreedFall – Armor, Weapons and Upgrades
Who else is looking forward to Dragon Age 4?!
The ICA got themselves a well-deserved bloody nose when trying to take out Olivia Hall and 47 in Berlin during Mission 3, Apex Predator. But Olivia and 47 aren't finished yet. They infiltrate Chongqing, China, to eliminate the two ICA operatives protecting the organization's precious files. The goal: Expose the ICA without compromising 47 and … Continue reading HITMAN 3, Mission 4, End Of An Era
Having taken care of the three Providence partners in the previous missions "On Top Of The World" and "Death In The Family", Agent 47 and associates are about to prove a point: there is only one hunter in this game. I love this aptly named mission, as this is all about the hunt.SPOILER-ALERTI have already … Continue reading HITMAN 3, Mission 3, Apex Predator
After the events in the Dubai-mission "On Top Of The World" Agent 47 and his allies are this close to shutting down Providence for good. All that remains is retiring the last of the three partners, Alexa Carlisle, and uncovering the true identity of The Constant.SPOILER-ALERTI have already played through HITMAN 3 on Professional difficulty, … Continue reading HITMAN 3, Mission 2, Death In The Family
HITMAN 3 continues the story of ICA assassins Agent 47 and Diana Burnwood taking on the shadowy cabal called Providence. You can read my short, spoiler-filled recap here. While they struck a major blow to the organization in the finale of the last game, the war is not yet won. As with the first two … Continue reading HITMAN 3, Mission 1, On Top Of The World
Disclaimer: While the latest entry of the franchise, Assassin's Creed: Valhalla, has been out for a while now, the last installment I played was Assassin's Creed: Origins. And that only after a lengthy absence of a couple of years after having played through Assassin's Creed: Unity quite a number of times. The reason for that … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed – Ranking My Favorite Games
Four months have passed since my last post and four grueling months they were indeed. As member of the task force handling the pandemic crisis at the company I work for, there was always more than plenty to do during last year aside from my regular tasks. While things were a little better during the … Continue reading New Year, New Games: I’M BACK!
In my first post detailling Combat and Enemy Classes I wrote that there was so much to talk about, and this is one question that stuck with me the most. What is at the heart of Ghost of Tsushima? The answer is simple. It is about family, which becomes very apparent in the companion quests. … Continue reading Ghost of Tsushima – Companion Quests
Want to play games and exercise your brain? Here are my top 5 "puzzle" games.
LinceWorks just announced Aragami 2, the sequel to their excellent stealth game Aragami, which is one of my all-time favorites, so I feel kind of inspired to list my 5 favorite stealth games. And also looking forward to playing Aragami 2 - hopefully next year. The thrill of being hunter and hunted If you have … Continue reading My Top 5 Stealth Games
In Ghost of Tsushima, Sucker Punch's latest game, you play as Jin Sakai, a young samurai out for the adventure of his life. He is the ward of Lord Shimura, Jito - meaning land manager - of the island, and has enjoyed the best tutoring available, both in the art of war and the art … Continue reading Ghost of Tsushima – Becoming The Legend (Mild Spoilers)