Amphora Review

In Amphora, you command a wisp of smoke that lives in a, well, amphora. Like a genie or spirit, your smokey form watches over the life of a girl, guiding her and her family through the major scenes in their lives. Each scene is displayed in colourful … [Continue reading]

Waypoint, The Red String Club, and Videogame Criticism

Recently, an opinion piece was published on Vice's Waypoint gaming site talking about the recently released The Red Strings Club by Deconstructeam. The response was, in general, quite critical and with pretty good reason. Coupled with the podcast … [Continue reading]

Favorite Moments in Playing Videogames 2017

Being a "patient gamer", I rarely play enough new games to make any kind of meaningful end of year list. However, each year brings a few lasting memories from the games I played and the people I played them with. I am going to try to remember my … [Continue reading]

Prey: Who is Morgan Yu?

Prey is a game about identity. It is a game that fully embrace's Arkane Studio's mantra of "Choose the Way You Want to Play". Each section of the space station have areas that can be accessed in multiple ways depending on how you are playing the … [Continue reading]

Shadow of Mordor: The Padding of the Rings

Everyone who has played Shadow of Mordor has a story about their favorite nemesis. That orc or uruk who just keeps beating you to the ground, or always getting away - returning later with scars and bruisers ready to go for round 2.  For me, there was … [Continue reading]