So, today I read on Variety.com that Netflix will be bringing The Witcher to the small screen. Not the game, of course, but the Witcher-saga by polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. I love the books and I really adore CD Projekt Red's The Witcher III-The Wild Hunt, but... Why the hell do you have to go … Continue reading Too much to ask for? (This is a rant)
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!
The Witcher III-The Wild Hunt is a massive game, beautiful, with a truly captivating story of love, death and betrayal. It is, in fact, one of the best games I have played on PS4 so far. But... But, actually, even though I loved the main game, I loved the DLCs "Hearts of Stone" and "Blood … Continue reading The Witcher III, Blood and Wine – Coming Full Circle
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!
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!
Those moments when you realize you're in over your head. We've all had them. Here are my Top Ten. So far. 1. Jedi Knight II - It's all so fresh! That moment happened at the very beginning of the very first mission in Nar Shadaa, the famous Vertical City. It was the first PC game … Continue reading 10 Holy Sh*t-Moments in gaming
While having done my share of gaming ages ago, starting with such classics as Day of the Tentacle, Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis or Monkey Island and working my way through a few Star Wars Titles (Jedi Knight, Mysteries of the Sith), all of those played on my various PCs and laptops, a … Continue reading Ultra rare
When I started studying I wanted to do an internship at LucasArts, didn’t care which department. I loved the games, be it the classic Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, the legendary Monkey Island or Jedi Knight. I remeber scouring the Website for fitting openings and fantasizing what it would be like, living alone … Continue reading My couch, my castle