“The Order: 1886”, or “The Problem with Short Games”

A few thoughts on the recent controversy of a particular game

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Video Game Review – Final Fantasy X Remaster (PS Vita)

Summary When Tidus, a star blitzball player for the Zanarkand Abes, is abducted from his home and transported to the land of Spira, he comes into contact with a woman named Yuna, who enlists his help to protect her as she travels on the Summoner’s Pilgrimage. As they travel, however, what they know will be […]

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Anime Review – Toradora

Summary It’s Ryuji’s first day as a junior in high school and it seems as if things are looking up. He gets to sit in between his only friend, Yusaku, and, more importantly, the girl he’s secretly crushing on, Minori Kushieda. But just when he thinks the stars are aligned in his favor, he unwittingly […]

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The State of DLC

If you have bought a game in the past decade, you might have noticed something called DLC or “downloadable content.” The original purpose of this was to enhance a game either gameplay-wise, such as new game modes or customization options, or by adding new quests or missions. In recent years, however, games have been releasing […]

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Act V – In the Pursuit of Knowledge

Mesdames, messieurs, bonsoir. As some of you know, I am a humble English major struggling through college. I had always assumed my little blog would be something separate that I would post on as more of a way to catalogue my thoughts on various games and shows. As of today, that will change. For the […]

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Video Game Review – Mass Effect (Shepard Trilogy)

Summary In the not-too-distant future, humans discover a mass relay, enabling them to travel throughout the galaxy and placing them on the galactic stage. You play as Commander Shepard, the first human to be accepted as a Specter – sworn defenders of galactic peace. Your mission is to halt the advancing armies of a legendary agent […]

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Video Game Review – Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Complete Edition (PC)

TL;DR – Buy the Complete Edition. Then laugh maniacally as you take over the world.

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