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
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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)
Sucker Punch's long-awaited Ghost of Tushima has been out for two weeks now and I absolutely love it. So much so, in fact, that I was too busy playing the game that I did not bother to write anything about it, except for the occasional tweet. And there is so much I want to write … Continue reading Ghost of Tsushima – Combat and Enemy Classes
I actually bought Uncharted 1-3 for the PS3 back in 2015, but I disliked the arcade-style shooting in the first game and didn't play the other two games. But, being a fan of Naughty Dog's The Last of Us and having heard only good things about the studio's Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (2016), I … Continue reading Low Expectations – I played God of War (2018) and Uncharted 4 (2016)
A truly great game is a game you will get mad at for different reasons. The most important reason being that it does push you out of your comfort zone, forces you to question your views or even biases. So, yeah, I got mad at The Last Of Us Part II a lot. And mostly … Continue reading The Last Of Us Part II is charming, upsetting, terrifying and annoying (MAJOR SPOILERS)
Having played HITMAN and HITMAN 2 with great pleasure, I was very excited when the announcement trailer for HITMAN III was revealed on June 11th during the Sony PS5 reveal event, promising more fun in this wonderful world of assassination come January 2021. But what is HITMAN III about? https://youtu.be/_czeW1Re1EI "It was always going to … Continue reading HITMAN III – Death Awaits