Who else is looking forward to Dragon Age 4?!
I started this blog in June last year and now that D-Day is coming (the release of Deus Ex- Mankind Divided, in case you were wondering) I thought this might be a good time for sharing a few insights. whatchaa.com in numbers Ever since my first post, published on June 18th 2015, I managed to … Continue reading 12 months, 12 games
There is something extremely thrilling and utterly satisfying in just rolling through a game like nothing can touch you. You've sunk hours into learning the combat system, sure, summer has gone without you noticing, but, hey, you're the boss now! Let's face it: Essentially, games exploit our need to prove ourselves. And once we've tasted … Continue reading It’s the competition, stupid!
Ever had a crush on a video game character? I confess: it was my guilty pleasure letting Ezio Auditore do some extra climbing in the early hours of Assassin's Creed II, just because I enjoyed the view. And - emotional and awesome as it was - I heaved a wistful sigh when he first donned … Continue reading It’s not cheating!
In the first part of Building character, a piece on the various classes offered by Dragon Age Inquisition, I detailed the different Inquisitors I built for the three difficulties Casual, Hard and Nightmare. You can read up on that here. On Casual, I was playing as a female Qunari THW warrior specializing as a Reaver. … Continue reading Dragon Age Inquisition – Building character Part 2
I have been playing Dragon Age Inquisition excessively over the past months, trying out different races, classes, difficulties and romances. My first playthrough was as elven warrior wielding shield and sword, on Normal, which suited me just fine, although the DLCs were all pretty hard-fought and I hated having to level up before I could … Continue reading Dragon Age Inquisition – Building character
Games are all about a gripping story, characters you can relate to, stunning visuals and surprising ideas and concepts. But what really, really makes them great is their musical score. This is something that, at least to me, begins with the trailer music. One of the best trailers ever is that of Assassin's Creed Revelations, … Continue reading Games and Music – Six favorite music moments and a (dis)honorable mention
Last weekend I realized that I haven't posted anything the past two months, but I do have the perfect excuse: Dragon Age Inquisition. If you haven't played it yet, by all means do. The story is beautifully written, the settings incredible, the dialogue options many and the characters both cliché and colourful. I especially loved … Continue reading Language!