Heroes and Villains of 2017

Welcome to the second part of Whatchaa.com's best and worst of 2017 series! Now, I don't think that a game necessarily needs a powerful nemesis for it to be a good game (The Last of Us comes to mind). But if there is a nemesis (and let's face it, in most cases there is that … Continue reading Heroes and Villains of 2017

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)

Give Me More Story (DLC)

Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, which was announced during E3 2017 and coming in September, is the story everyone who played Dishonored 2 saw coming from miles away. You did not even have to have played the two story-DLCs of the first game with assassin Daud as the main protagonist. The clues were just that … Continue reading Give Me More Story (DLC)

Horizon Zero Dawn is out – And I don’t really care

I remember browsing through last year's E3-coverage and that there were a few games that caught my eye: Horizon: Zero Dawn was one of them, Vampyr another, but the one game I am really excited about right now is the upcoming sequel to the excellent Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, which is called Middle-earth: Shadow of … Continue reading Horizon Zero Dawn is out – And I don’t really care