Taking Off the Mask

As much as I was looking forward to the release of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, there was a little piece of me that was terrified. This was the game I’d held up as literally the best game ever made for years– how much of that was nostalgia? In the decade since I’d …

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Life is Strange: Episode 1

Being the first episode of a full season, I am reviewing this without giving away too many details. Future entries will contain spoilers, as it will discuss the events of the episodes, assuming that readers will have completed previous episodes in the story. As much as I love Telltale’s first season of The Walking Dead …

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Review: Grim Fandango

How appropriate that Grim Fandango was the last dance for the old style of adventure game. Ambition overflowed from its messy package- beautifully orchestrated music compressed into MIDI files, puzzles running on antiquated clock speed-dependant code, clunky tank controls in the team’s first attempt at a 3D game… the writing and artistic vision was incredible, …

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I Respect It: Lux

“I Respect It” is a feature where I break down excellent non-Dota hero designs, and figure out what makes them tick. In my time with League of Legends, I was quite partial to the Lady of Luminosity- Demacia’s light mage, Lux. Unlike so many other League characters, I can talk her up with no reservation- …

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