Nioh 2 Review

Yokai slaying goodness… The original Nioh was one of my favourite games of 2017; its harmonious amalgamation of Soulsborne architecture and hack n’ slash combat transcended the established conventions of its pioneers. From its labyrinth style environmental design to the strategically difficult reactionary combat, the Soulsborne DNA coursed through the intrinsic foundation of Nioh, while […]

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Final Fantasy VII Remake Review

A realm reborn… The Final Fantasy series is heavily renowned as not only one of the best JRPG series, but also one of the best video game franchises of all-time. Its integral significance and cultural impact are simply indisputable as its DNA is conspicuously woven into the foundation and framework of the video game industry. […]

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Resident Evil 3 Review

Streamlined and short lived… Riding high off the remarkable success of 2019’s Resident Evil 2 remake, Capcom unsurprisingly decided to capitalize off its universal acclaim and critical reception, through the release of 2020’s remake of Resident Evil 3. The original Resident Evil 3 was released in tandem with its predecessor, complimenting off one another to […]

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Ori and the Will of the Wisps Review

Whispering beauty… Ori and the Blind Forest was a near flawless game, with little I complained about when I reviewed it at its initial 2015 release. An exceptionally vibrant painting in motion which cascaded an emotional nuance that was endearing and palpable; Ori and the Blind Forest was a brilliant experience that I thought required […]

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Ghost of Tsushima Review

Shadow of the Samurai… The tale and role of the samurai is a relatively common element in the video game medium. From Capcom’s initial foray with the exquisite Onimusha series to the impeccably crafted Soulsborne formula of Nioh – the way of the samurai is a satisfying and intuitive experience that simply works. Translating the […]

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Doom Eternal Review

A bloody good time… Battlemode will not be weighed into this review as I primarily focused on the single-player aspect of Doom Eternal. 2016’s reboot of the 1993 FPS innovator, DOOM, was a revitalizing breath of fresh air in a stagnant, overpopulated genre that was quickly overstaying its welcome. In the crowded era of the […]

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Addressing the Criticism for The Last of Us Part II

This post contains major plot spoilers for The Last of Us Part II, please read at your own discretion. .. As I stated in my review for The Last of Us Part II, it is an ambitious and evocative masterpiece that pushes the envelope in video game storytelling and character perception. Many do not agree […]

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The Last of Us Part II Review

Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves… Rarely does a video game narrative expect anything of the player; the only instances of narrative projection would be the commonly used system of player agency, which inherently feels false and formulaic. Video game storytelling is a rather structured organism which rarely falters off […]

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