The narrative behind 2016’s Doom was an underdog story at its core. No one had high expectations for a reboot of the classic franchise that had undergone many changes over a prolonged development cycle, and people were sceptical that the modern FPS landscape even had a place for it. On release, it didn’t take long … Continue reading Doom Eternal- Bigger But Maybe Not Better?
Sometimes a game does nothing wrong and you still don’t like it. Show me a Gears game and my eyes involuntarily roll into the back of my head. I know it’s a great franchise enjoyed by millions of people, and I’m happy for them, but also want nothing to do with it. Of course I’m … Continue reading The Outer World’s World Ain’t Doing it For Me
If you’ve been paying attention to Destiny 2 at all recently, you’ve probably heard complaints about the Eververse, their microtransaction store. Along with Shadowkeep came approximately the 50th rework of their store, which in its history has swung wildly between being so overly generous you’d be crazy to spend money in it, to a completely … Continue reading Four Things Bungie Can Do Right Now to Fix the Eververse
This week Iron Banner made its return to Destiny 2, the first post-Shadowkeep release. I jumped in and finished the bounties and questline yesterday on one of my characters, probably for the first time since vanilla D2 or even the first game. It was interesting getting back into it and seeing how it fits into … Continue reading Iron Banner Needs a Rework
As much as the focus in Destiny has been on the new Shadowkeep content, going back to play in some of the older areas, specifically The Tangled Shore, has been interesting to see where it sits after a year of content drops, and what could have been done differently. I say this because it’s an … Continue reading The Tragic Underuse of The Tangled Shore
Now I’ve played a lot more of Borderlands 3 and experienced some of its end game, I have thoughts about how Gearbox have designed the systems you engage with. End game Borderlands encompasses two systems that stack on top of each other; True Vault Hunter and Mayhem mode. True Vault Hunter Mode is simply new … Continue reading Borderlands 3’s End Game could be a lot Better
There’s a handful of games every year that are marked on the calendar as notable releases, yet will be completely forgotten in mere weeks. Rage 2 is one of these games. While there is some fun to be had blasting your way across the wasteland, it leaves a lot to be desired in other areas. … Continue reading Rage 2 Review