The Allure of Story-Based Side Quests

Lately I've been playing Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, and while I'm still in the early stages of the game, it's already reminding me of another massive RPG: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The reason for the comparison is the way these games handle questing in an open-world (or at least partially open-world) environment. Now, I've played a… Continue reading The Allure of Story-Based Side Quests

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What’s New — June 2016

With the start of summer, there's a big temptation to be outside more -- but if I'm being honest, I have so many indoor hobbies to pursue, I'll probably find a nice balance that swings a little more toward those! Last month I replayed Dishonored and wrote up my thoughts on the stealth and special powers… Continue reading What’s New — June 2016


What I Loved in Video Games in 2015

It’s the end of December, and that means it’s time for what is personally my favorite post of the year to write. It’s a wrap-up of all the things I loved in video games this year. Top 10-style lists are just too hard for me when it comes to picking my favorite games. Instead, I… Continue reading What I Loved in Video Games in 2015