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

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

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

The Council, Episode One: The Mad Ones

The Council, a narrative adventure, released its first episode "The Mad Ones" on March 13th and while The Council promises to become an enjoyable game overall, it was not love at first sight. This episode had to grow on me a bit, but I have just finished my third playthrough, which was actually a lot … Continue reading The Council, Episode One: The Mad Ones

Vampyr or The Holy (Story) Trinity of Character, Conflict and Choices

For months now I have been going on about how much I am looking forward to DontNod's upcoming game, Vampyr. It occurs to me only now that I have never quite come around to detailling why that is so. Frankly, at first I was a little skeptical, cause when I came across this intriguing game … Continue reading Vampyr or The Holy (Story) Trinity of Character, Conflict and Choices