E3 2018 Recap: Square Enix Press Conference

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Square Enix didn’t do a traditional press conference this year, opting to go for something a little smaller and more in line with a Nintendo Direct. That’s not a bad thing though, since it allowed them to focus on their games and quickly go from one to another. The transition between games included artistic animations/drawings and really made the conference flow at a perfect pace. So, let’s take a look at what they had to show! Continue reading

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E3 2018 Recap: Bethesda Press Conference

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I thought Bethesda had one of the better conferences of last year, revealing a handful of new games and releasing them just a few months later. This naturally made me more excited for their show this year. Although some of their surprises were leaked early (thanks a lot, Walmart of Canada) they didn’t let it hold them down and instead joked about it both online and during their press conference. Thankfully, Bethesda still had a few more surprises up their sleeves and delivered one of the better conferences of the year. Continue reading

E3 2018 Recap: EA Press Conference

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Another year, another E3. It’s a magical time of year where developers, publishers, and awkward celebrities take to the stage to present world premiere footage and in-depth looks at all the hottest upcoming video games. Electronic Arts kicked off the festivities this year, but with the Star Wars: Battlefront II debacle of last fall giving them an endless amount of negative backlash, were they able to finally win back their fans? Continue reading

Retro Review: Final Fantasy VII

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I am here to tell you a confession. A confession that will torture your thoughts by day and poison your dreams by night. Are you seated? Are you comfortable? Then let us begin: it’s the year of our Lord 2018 and I’ve just played through Final Fantasy VII for the first time. I know, I’m a heathen. Continue reading

What Remains of Edith Finch (Review)

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Developer: Giant Sparrow
Publisher: Annapurna Interactive
Format: PC (Reviewed), PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Release Date: April 25, 2017
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When developer Giant Sparrow released their first game, The Unfinished Swan, back in 2012, they immediately became a studio to keep an eye on. Their debut title delivered a unique gameplay experience, a charming story, and a calm and friendly narrator. With their follow up game, What Remains of Edith Finch, Giant Sparrow proves their first outing wasn’t just a fluke and that they’re the king of bite-sized narrative experiences.  Continue reading