Some miscellaneous thoughts to justify starting the year off mostly just playing video games.
God, it was worth the six year wait.
Toys for Bob’s hyper-faithful revival is simultaneously the best and worst Crash Bandicoot game in two decades. Which of those two is entirely dependent on how you play it.
Some loosely-structured thoughts sos my brain doesn’t try to guilt me over having spent the past fortnight almost solely playing one video game.
Whilst it could’ve done with more discussion about the games themselves, Pretending I’m a Superman is a surprisingly solid documentary about the Tony Hawk series’ impact on pop and skater culture.
Is there a grander reason as to our current infatuation with the videogame remake beyond mere nostalgia?
A timely-ish ode to my first videogame.
A moment of tribute for the forgotten “semi-sandbox.”
Do AAA games need more trust in their audience, or have my tastes changed to something games can’t truly satisfy?
Slavishly faithful to its source material, Assassin’s Creed is a dire, deafeningly dull disaster.