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 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

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

The Council, Episode One: The Mad Ones or The Detective, The Diplomat and The Occultist

This post will sum up my experiences of playing the first episode of The Council, "The Mad Ones", making use of each class and trying out different choices. Before we start, let's have a look at the cast and, of course, beware of SPOILERS The cast Louis Mauras de Richet is the son of the … Continue reading The Council, Episode One: The Mad Ones or The Detective, The Diplomat and The Occultist

Middle-earth: Shadow of War – An Olog broke my sword and I didn’t like it

It had been a fine day in Mordor, a very fine day indeed. Why was it a fine day? Simple: I had just completed my first Online Vendetta Mission and successfully avenged a fellow gamer's death at the hands of a despicable Orc assassin. Go, me! It was a hard-won fight, I'll admit to that, … Continue reading Middle-earth: Shadow of War – An Olog broke my sword and I didn’t like it

SNIPER ELITE 4 – Explaining the ranks and the skill tree (sort of)

Now, if you have been wondering what the ranks in SNIPER ELITE 4 are all about, this game introduces a skill tree that is pretty useful, especially in coop and maybe even multiplayer (which is not my thing, really). That skill tree, you might have guessed, will expand with a specific rank you obtain by … Continue reading SNIPER ELITE 4 – Explaining the ranks and the skill tree (sort of)

Shadow of the Beast – A satisfying mix of platforming, combat and puzzles

I found Shadow of the Beast (the PS4-exclusive remake of the 1989 Amiga-classic) while looking for games where you play as the bad guy. You play as the titular beast, Aarbron, an ugly thing of impressive power, who was created by the evil mage Maletoth and who feeds on blood and the souls of his … Continue reading Shadow of the Beast – A satisfying mix of platforming, combat and puzzles