Category: Games

The Sephiroth Problem

The Sephiroth Problem

  If there’s one thing that really bothers me about Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, it’s the portrayal of Sephiroth. In the original game, players are constantly confronted with the aftermath of Sephiroth, not with Sephiroth himself constantly popping in to ask if you have time to hear about his Lord and Savior, Jenova. It’s hard to take this monstrously powerful man seriously, which is a big problem. I never thought […]

Posted March 22, 2024 in Games
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End of the Year Gaming Tag 2023

End of the Year Gaming Tag 2023

  Another year is coming to an end in the blink of an eye. Since it’s December, it’s time to do all of those fun reflective tags that allow me to look back and remember what the heck I did in the past year. I thought I’d start with my End of the Year Gaming tag, which I created in 2020, after realizing that there wasn’t any such tag for […]

Posted December 4, 2023 in Games
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Aloy in Love: The Problem with Burning Shores

Aloy in Love: The Problem with Burning Shores

  Warning: This is not an article condemning Aloy’s option to enter into a queer relationship, but is instead this writer’s opinion on how well the Burning Shores DLC implements the introduction of new character, Seyka, and Aloy’s first significant romantic relationship in the series thus far, and what this relationship means for the future of the series. Please keep the comments courteous and respectful. Hate speech of any kind […]

Posted June 9, 2023 in Games
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My Playstation Showcase Highlights

My Playstation Showcase Highlights

    I have a love/hate relationship with these showcases. For years, I loved watching E3 at home. It felt like Christmas for video games. There was nothing like the build-up for E3 and then the actual excitement of days worth of new game announcements and content. I miss it and I feel like none of the showcases since have captured that same level of magic for me.   So […]

Posted May 25, 2023 in Games
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You Need to Play The Burning Shores DLC

You Need to Play The Burning Shores DLC

  As you’ve probably guessed from my other posts, I’m a pretty big fan of the Horizon series, so getting the latest DLC for Horizon Forbidden West, called Burning Shores, was a need, not a want. When the Burning Shores DLC was first announced, I was pretty excited to return to the world of Horizon Forbidden West, but I didn’t really know what to expect. For $20, I wasn’t expecting […]

Posted May 11, 2023 in Games
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