Recently Finished: Evoland

This game is a pretty much perfect example of how to squander the potential of a good idea. Making an homage / a parody on the evolution of RPGs/games could have been SO GOOD. But besides some neat bits in the early parts, many of the later parts of the game make it devolve into…

Gaming Memories: 1990s Adventures (Part 1)

The adventure genre was pretty much always one of my favorites, starting way back in the early 90s when I had my first PC. I loved the often-creative stories and characters (my first few experiences with the genre very much helped with THAT) and the games being easy to get into (usually no timing-based puzzles,…

Players are… tyrants?

You know… in my spare time I try to think up ways on how to write about games, how to analyse them, all that jazz. But when I hear some things that critics talk about these days… I kind of feel like I got off at the wrong station. Just recently a video by Upper…

Where has Reso been?

Far be it from me to break the 4th wall and address myself but given how I came on to this blog claiming to have some writing chops and I haven’t written anything in well over a few months. Even I have to start asking myself “What the hell happened?!” Boy oh boy is that…

Sony, what are you doing?

So when I read the news about the details that Sony released about the upcoming PlayStation 5, I was a bit pleasantly surprised that my expectations of the coming hardware upgrade to that next generation seemed to be surpassed. Little did I know in that moment that something else was making the rounds about Sony…

Roadtrip!: Final Fantasy XV! (5ish hours in)

 Let me preface this entire piece with an acknowledgment that many people who have come to hate this game do so because of Squares implementation of DLC, and the numerous patches with bits and pieces of content thrown in. Yes, A game should release in a 100% percent finished state. Yes, DLC should not stand…

PSN Name Change – what’s the point?

So today Sony has announced that users can finaly change their PSN online IDs (might not be available in your region just yet, but they are in the process of rolling it out). But just like in the beta announcements, significant caveats remain. Only PS4 games published after April 1, 2018 even officially support the…

Short Report: Edna & Harvey – The Breakout

So after several years of having this game “incomplete” (got to somewhere around one third of the game), last weekend I FINALLY completed it. And boy is this game a trip especially towards the end. On the cover, the game looks innocent enough, with its cartoony artstyle, the funnily written characters and the main character…

Things players should know for Final Fantasy VII

A Final Fantasy themed piece? Let alone one on the most popular one among fans? VII, you say? Oh yes! With the game having an an official on Nintendo and Microsoft consoles for the first time since the games launch, I felt this would be a fantastic time give what Id consider my most important…

Stay awhile and… buy Diablo on GOG?!

Well this one came unexpected… GOG and Blizzard have partnered up and for their first game released Diablo exclusively on GOG (news item on GOG) I still remember playing the game originally on my 486 back in the days… even though the hardware requirements stated a Pentium. (To be fair, they were right on that,…