So I finally took on the neat challenge that is Landing Force, SNIPER ELITE 5's second story DLC. The first being Wolf Mountain, of course. As with pretty much any mission in a SNIPER ELITE-game, the Landing Force DLC offers main objectives and optional ones. The Mission In preparation of the landing of the allied … Continue reading SNIPER ELITE 5 (PS4) – Landing Force (DLC)
So, I watched the first two episodes of Amazon's Lord Of The Rings: The Rings Of Power. That experience prompted me to A. Rewatch Peter Jackson's Lord Of The Rings-Trilogy, B. Replay Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor and C. Replay its sequel, Middle-Earth: Shadow Of War. The latter one especially being a masterful tale that I … Continue reading Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor – The Bright Lord (DLC)
Overall, this latest installment of Rebellion's tactical shooter follows a well-tested formula. Stealth, combat and sniping are as solid as ever and there are a few new features that I really like. Read up on those here SNIPER ELITE 5 (PS4) - First Look.Expect some minor SPOILERS for the SNIPER ELITE 5 single player campaign. … Continue reading SNIPER ELITE 5 (PS4) – A Review
So, I admit, the announcement trailer for GreedFall II: The Dying World, which was published yesterday, was an unexpected yet pleasant surprise. GreedFall really grew on me and I have been a fan of Spiders ever since I played The Technomancer. GreedFall II: The Dying World is apparently set for release in 2024 and I … Continue reading GreedFall II: The Dying World – What I Expect
So, A Plague Tale: Requiem is coming out this year - not for PS4, though - and so I very recently decided to finally have a go at Asobo Studio's A Plage Tale: Innocence, to satisfy my curiosity and despite my misgivings, that prevented me from playing this critically acclaimed game earlier. I finished it … Continue reading A Plague Tale: Innocence (PS4) – Not Quite A Review
The Warden of the Forgery is an enourmous, well-armored foe. While he does not take Quill serious in the beginning, he will soon learn that she is a formidable foe herself. Equip the Hammer and be on your toes, since this battle requires the Reader to react quickly and decisively. Stage OneQuill does not have … Continue reading Moss: Book II – Defeating The Warden (PSVR)
With Moss: Book II (released on March 31st 2022) Polyarc Games delivers the long-awaited sequel of VR-adventure gem Moss: Book I (2018) and, boy, does it deliver!Moss: Book I is and always will be one of my absolute favorite games. It is, as I have stated in that game's review, what VR was made for. … Continue reading Moss: Book II – A Gorgeous, Gripping VR-Adventure (PSVR)
Aragami is a pure stealth game and I love that. I love the Aragami, its dedicated and loyal shadow-wraith hero, the gameplay, design and the music. Of course, there are more challenging missions than this one, stealth-wise, but it makes up for that with drama and suspense aplenty. The stakes are incredibly high and, to … Continue reading Favorite Mission Seven – Chapter IX: The Last Captain (Aragami)
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
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
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
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