I’m not usually one for video games that are dark, or scary, or seem too challenging. While some gamers are able to brave those waters, I’m too skittish to wade in.
Ninja Theory’s new game Hellblade is all of those things, but it’s different in that it wants you to feel fear — a new kind of fear. It’s what connects you to the protagonist you play as, a young woman named Senua who lives in tribal Europe during the Viking era. What makes her unique is that she’s dealing with psychosis.
That’s why I’m enjoying the game so much, despite my trepidation.
Continue reading Hellblade: A Dark Fantasy of the Mind
For the past couple of weeks I have been playing my very first Wolfenstein game, The New Order. I know, I’m super late to the game. Literally. I’m really excited to finally be playing it, though — it’s one of the best shooters I’ve ever experienced. And even though it’s first-person instead of third-person, it reminds me most of the gritty, over-the-top action and squad spirit in Gears of War.
Here are five reasons I’m loving the game!
Thanks for watching! I’d love to hear what everybody else thinks of the game if you’ve played it, or what some of your favorite shooters are too. =)
I love video games with strong stories. It’s why I got into games in the first place — role-playing games like Dragon Age: Origins were my original obsession. Within a couple of years of starting to play video games (as an adult — late bloomer!), I heard about Telltale Games, a studio that created story-driven games in the manner of old point-and-click adventures…
Continue reading A Look at the Telltale Games I’ve Played So Far