Code Vein (PS4) – Dark Souls… with Anime Tropes

Released on: September 27, 2019 Available Platforms: Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) [DLC is available] Published by: Bandai Namco Entertainment Developed by: Bandai Namco Studios It seems that I’ve been in a Souls-like (games similar to Dark Souls) mood lately. Ever since I beat Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, I’ve acquiredContinue reading “Code Vein (PS4) – Dark Souls… with Anime Tropes”

Celeste (Switch) – Platforming… And Symbolism?

Released on: January 25 2018 Available Platforms: PC, Linux, macOS, Playstation 4, XBOXOne, Nintendo Switch Price: $21.99 CDN ($19.99 US) Published by: Matt Makes Games Developed by: Matt Makes Games Occasionally, I like browsing digital storefronts for deals on games. Typically, it’s indie games that get the most significant price cuts during these sales. WhileContinue reading “Celeste (Switch) – Platforming… And Symbolism?”

Crash Bandicoot – An Essential Classic, Just Avoid the High Road.

Released on: September 9th 1996 (Original), June 30th 2017 (Playstation 4, N-Sane Trilogy), June 29th 2018 (XBOX One, Nintendo Switch, PC , N-Sane Trilogy) Available Platforms: Playstation (Original), Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch (N-Sane Trilogy) Price: $54.99 CDN ($39.99 US) (N-Sane Trilogy) Published by: Activision Developed by: Vicarious Visions As a kid, IContinue reading “Crash Bandicoot – An Essential Classic, Just Avoid the High Road.”

Dark Souls (Switch) – Death Is But An Opportunity to Learn

Released on: October 4 2011 (PS3, XBOX 360), August 24 2012 (PC), May 25 2018 (PS4, XBOX One), October 18 2019 (Nintendo Switch) Available Platforms: Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch Price: $54.99 CDN ($39.99 US) Published by: Bandai Namco Entertainment Developed by: From Software When the topic of challengingContinue reading “Dark Souls (Switch) – Death Is But An Opportunity to Learn”

Cities: Skylines (PC) – Making a Metropolis out of an Empty Plot of Land, And a Little Patience.

Released on: March 10 2015 (PC, MacOS, Linux), April 21st 2017 (Xbox One), August 15 2017 (Playstation 4), September 13 2018 (Nintendo Switch) Available Platforms: PC, MacOS, Linux, Xbox One, Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch Price: $34.99 CDN ($29.99 US) [Base Edition] Published by: Paradox Interactive Developed by: Colossal Order Ever since I played Sim CityContinue reading “Cities: Skylines (PC) – Making a Metropolis out of an Empty Plot of Land, And a Little Patience.”

The Mummy Demastered (Switch) – Better than Expected

Released on: October 24 2017 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC Price: $22.79 CDN ($19.99 US) Published by: Wayforward Technologies Inc. Developed by: Wayforward Technologies Inc. I’m sure I mentioned this before, but I often get game recommendations from watching people play them on Youtube. The Mummy Demastered is one such case.Continue reading “The Mummy Demastered (Switch) – Better than Expected”

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair – A Huge Improvement over its Predecessor

Released on: October 8 2019 Available Platforms: PC, Xbox One, Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch Price: $33.99 CDN ($29.99 US) Published by: Team 17 Developed by: Playtonic Not too long ago, I reviewed Yooka-Laylee. I thought that the game had charming characters, and a delightful sense of humor, but had vast worlds with little of interestContinue reading “Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair – A Huge Improvement over its Predecessor”

Elite Dangerous – It Isn’t Easy to Explore Space, But It’s Worth It.

Released on: December 16 2014 (PC), October 6 2015 (Mac, Xbox One), June 27 2017 (Playstation 4) Available Platforms: PC, Mac, Xbox One, Playstation 4 Price: $39.99 CDN ($29.99 US) [Base Game], $39.99 CDN ($29.99 US) Extra for the Horizons Expansion Published by: Frontier Developments Developed by: Frontier Developments Space… the final frontier, an ever-expandingContinue reading “Elite Dangerous – It Isn’t Easy to Explore Space, But It’s Worth It.”

Mega Man Zero – An Action-Packed Experience Aged Like Fine Wine

Released on: April 26 2002 (GBA), February 25 2020 (Legacy Collection) Available Platforms: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS (Zero Collection), Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PC (Zero/ZX Legacy Collection) Price: $39.99 CDN ($29.99 US) Published by: Capcom Developed by: Inti Creates From my previous reviews of Mega Man X and 20XX, it is safeContinue reading “Mega Man Zero – An Action-Packed Experience Aged Like Fine Wine”

Stardew Valley – The Farm Life Has Never Been This Glorious

Released on: February 26 2016 Available Platforms: PC, MacOD, Linux, Playstation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Playstation Vita, iOS, Android Price: $16.99 CND ($14.99 US) Published by: ChuckleFish Developed by: Concerned Ape Video games are an excellent way to explore one’s duality. For instance, I like games where the player can brutally impale somebody (Sekiro:Continue reading “Stardew Valley – The Farm Life Has Never Been This Glorious”