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

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)