Vampyr: Skills, Kills and Conscience (Mild Spoilers)

Vampyr by Dontnod is an intriguing RPG action game. You play as Dr. Jonathan Reid, an expert in blood transfusion techniques, who, ironically, is turned into a vampire, or, rather, an Ekon, upon his return from the frontlines of the First World War. Set on investigating a strange epidemic similar to the Spanish Flu, he … Continue reading Vampyr: Skills, Kills and Conscience (Mild Spoilers)

All the things I hated about Detroit: Become Human (This is a rant, beware of SPOILERS)

I know, I know, my initial review of Detroit: Become Human was full of praise, so you might be asking yourself: why does she suddenly hate that game? Let's make this clear: I don't hate it. It's great in its own way. But Detroit: Become Human is also a sneaky, flashy little game that, at … Continue reading All the things I hated about Detroit: Become Human (This is a rant, beware of SPOILERS)

Detroit: Become Human – Will I be able to save them all?

Okay, so Detroit: Become Human takes your choices seriously. "How far will you go?" pretty much sums up the player's objective in this game. Will I manage to get all three protagonists to the very end? Or will I have to sacrifice one or more of them for the cause? This post will detail three … Continue reading Detroit: Become Human – Will I be able to save them all?

Detroit: Become Human is a bold, emotional and gritty journey that will test your resolve and morality

Want a game with lots of action, heart, guts, clever twists and thought-provoking dialogue? Look no further, for Detroit: Become Human is the game for you. See, I have had high hopes for Detroit: Become Human ever since it was announced, but after having played the demo, I was no longer so sure whether or … Continue reading Detroit: Become Human is a bold, emotional and gritty journey that will test your resolve and morality

The Council, Episode Two: Hide and Seek is heavy on riddles and that ‘s a plus

The second episode of The Council is out and I played the three chapters (why only three!) as Diplomat, Detective and Occultist. There will be SPOILERS. Three chapters, three riddles Depending on how you ended the first episode, Elizabeth Adams will be either dead or have gone missing. If she is dead, you have to … Continue reading The Council, Episode Two: Hide and Seek is heavy on riddles and that ‘s a plus

The Art Of The Escape – My favorite prison breaks (and break-ins) in video games

Having played A Way Out more than a couple of times and having enjoyed it immensely every time got me thinking about my favorite prison breaks, which was when I realised that there has been at least one memorable prison break-in, too. Beware of spoilers for Dishonored, Watch_Dogs, Assassin's Creed 4, Black Flag, A Way … Continue reading The Art Of The Escape – My favorite prison breaks (and break-ins) in video games

Detroit: Become Human vs. Deus ex: Human Revolution

When I first learned about Detroit: Become Human, the upcoming game by Quantic Dream to be released on May 25th, the parallels to Deus ex: Human Revolution seemed glaringly obvious. But, are they that obvious? Let's have a look at these factors: protagonist(s), setting and central conflict(s). Protagonist(s) Adam Jensen, hero of Deus ex: Human … Continue reading Detroit: Become Human vs. Deus ex: Human Revolution

New Gang In Town – Meet Adam, Garrett and Joel

Some of you may have noticed that I was pretty much absent on the PSN during the last three or four weeks. The reason for that was me preparing everything to make my three new flatmates feel welcome. That's right, ten years after my last pet, an adorably cute kitty, passed away, I decided to … Continue reading New Gang In Town – Meet Adam, Garrett and Joel

A Way Out – Thoughts On The Endings (Spoilers, obviously)

Couch-coop adventure A Way Out not only offers two highly engaging and entertaining characters, it also offers the possibility to play it either Leo's or Vincent's way. Of course, the third option is adapting the duo's approach to any given situation, to give either Vincent or Leo control, whichever you and your buddy decide is … Continue reading A Way Out – Thoughts On The Endings (Spoilers, obviously)

A Way Out is great co-op fun with an engaging, fast-paced story

Looking back on the last three months, there have been a couple of great games that I played, one being the highly-recommended Life is Strange and the other the excellent, super-cute VR adventure Moss. Here's the third. On March 23rd, Hazelight dropped A Way Out, a co-op adventure for two players, that can be played … Continue reading A Way Out is great co-op fun with an engaging, fast-paced story