Wolfenstein II – The New Collossus delivers swashbuckling dialogue and badass combat along with a riveting story

Watching the trailers for Wolfenstein II - The New Colossus, you'd never guess how good this first-person shooter's writers are at storytelling and characterization. They handle the balance between fast-paced action sequences and easy-going dialogue with such brilliant ease that a full-blown homecoming party right after a harrowing shootout feels like real relief and not … Continue reading Wolfenstein II – The New Collossus delivers swashbuckling dialogue and badass combat along with a riveting story

HITMAN: Patient Zero Campaign Mission 4, Patient Zero

Alright, this is the last mission of the campaign and, daring to be bold and on the clock since I actually did this in the early morning before leaving for work, I finished it in a five minute speed-run. I have updated that speed-run since. Agent 47's last target is one Owen Cage, a cultist … Continue reading HITMAN: Patient Zero Campaign Mission 4, Patient Zero

HITMAN: Patient Zero Campaign Mission 3, The Vector

Next on Agent 47's list of sleeper agents is one Dr. Bradley Paine. Dr. Paine (what a name!) is hiding out in Colorado at the militia camp from Season One and he has already infected four of the soldiers with the virus in order to spread it around. Agent 47 has to eliminate all five … Continue reading HITMAN: Patient Zero Campaign Mission 3, The Vector

HITMAN: Patient Zero Campaign Mission 2, The Author

Once I had finished the first mission of HITMAN's new "Patient Zero"-campaign in Bangkok, I was intrigued by what would happen next. For what did happen once Agent 47 checked out of Thailand was Diana calling to tell him Nabazov's death had triggered what appeared to be a wake-up call for a number of the … Continue reading HITMAN: Patient Zero Campaign Mission 2, The Author

HITMAN: Patient Zero Campaign, Mission 1, The Source

HITMAN dropped its GOTY-edition along with a new campaign titled "Patient Zero". It includes four new missions in familiar locations and some new disguises. Not having played this game in quite a while, I ran into loads of trouble reaquainting myself with the controls. I nevertheless finished the campaign in a couple of hours and … Continue reading HITMAN: Patient Zero Campaign, Mission 1, The Source

SNIPER ELITE III and SNIPER ELITE 4 – Ranking the Campaign Missions

So, two weeks ago, I accidentally deleted my SNIPER ELITE 4-profile. It happens. To me, anyway. Unfortunately, I had no backup save, which meant everything was gone. My XP points, my rank, my carefully and lovingly upgraded arsenal... poof! Frustrating, right? But, as a matter of fact, once you've mastered the game, starting from scratch … Continue reading SNIPER ELITE III and SNIPER ELITE 4 – Ranking the Campaign Missions

Assault! Defense! Carnage! (Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Act IV)

So, it took me some time to write this post, more than writing the other three concerning Middle-Earth: Shadow of War. The reason? Act IV itself. There will be NO SPOILERS for the ending, just some tips on how to defend your forts. There will be SPOILERS for Act III. So. Let's get to it. … Continue reading Assault! Defense! Carnage! (Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Act IV)

Rings! Wraiths! Revenge! (Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Act III)

Be warned, there will be HUGE SPOILERS! Don't read this post unless you want to spoil yourself and/or if you need tips on how to effectively fight the Witch King of Angmar and Sauron. I KNEW IT! I F*ING KNEW IT! (Takes a deep breath) So, from the very start of the game I expected … Continue reading Rings! Wraiths! Revenge! (Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Act III)

Armies! Battles! Conquest! (Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Act II)

The journey of the Gravewalker, aka the undead half human, half elf creature that were once Talion the Ranger and Celebrimbor the Ringmaker continues. While Act I served as Prologue of the game, in its second Act Middle-Earth: Shadow of War returns to the old fun and games that is forging an army out of … Continue reading Armies! Battles! Conquest! (Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Act II)

Ambush! Betrayal! Combat! (Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Act I)

I played Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor with great gusto, mainly thanks to the excellent and highly addictive Nemesis System that made each encounter intensely personal and competitive. A Troubled Pact For those who haven't played Shadow of Mordor, here's a short recap. Hero of the game is Talion, a ranger from Gondor, who is stationed … Continue reading Ambush! Betrayal! Combat! (Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Act I)