Games

First Impressions of Black Desert: Pros & Cons

Recently I've been looking for a game I can play with my husband. We started with Darksiders Genesis on Google Stadia, a top-down hack-n-slash that was fun but, for me, a little mindless. After watching Baldur's Gate 3 footage, we were inspired to try another game by Larian Studios, Divinity: Original Sin. I'd tried the Divinity games before but… Continue reading First Impressions of Black Desert: Pros & Cons

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30 Hours as a Monster Hunter: First Impressions

A couple of weeks ago I picked up Monster Hunter: World for the first time. And I'm so glad I did. I was a few weeks late to the party, because the game wasn't initially in my most anticipated of the year. I tried to play Monster Hunter on my Nintendo 3DS a few years ago and… Continue reading 30 Hours as a Monster Hunter: First Impressions

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N7 Day: Reflecting on My First Experience with “Mass Effect”

I still remember the day I first picked up Mass Effect. I'd already played Dragon Age: Origins and loved it, so diving into BioWare's science fiction universe felt like the next step. I was still pretty new to video games, so every new adventure felt especially exciting as I got used to just how immersive this medium… Continue reading N7 Day: Reflecting on My First Experience with “Mass Effect”