Make Your Choice: Games of Decisions

Many games give you a straight shot to the end: Mario rushes from left to right to save the princess. Link traverses through his dungeons to face Ganon. Even Master Chief wades through the Covenant in a method that is repeated time and time and time again, and Cloud’s struggle against Sephiroth follows the same […]

Kingdom Hearts

Kingdom Hearts has come through many years, and many different side games, still awaiting for the numerical third one. It has grown to quite a large beast, but it has its humble origins. Kingdom Hearts is the love child of Square Enix and Disney, a crossover of various worlds being infected by a darkness that […]

Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward

Premise I’m going to premise this review with my experience in Final Fantasy XIV as a whole. I have been playing Final Fantasy XIV since roughly October 2013 (two months after the release of A Realm Reborn). I have, for the most part, been a casual player. I played through each patch shortly after release […]

The Legend of Zelda Majora’s Mask

Retro Game Review Summary The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask takes place almost directly following its predecessor, Ocarina of Time, in what is known as the child timeline of the series. The main protagonist, Link, after completing his journey in Hyrule and saving the day, embarks on a journey to search for his fairy companion, […]

Mass Effect Andromeda

Mass Effect Andromeda takes place in the year 2819, roughly 600 years after the events of the original Mass Effect trilogy. Knowledge of the previous games is recommended, but not exactly required. The player takes on the role of Ryder who has come to the Andromeda galaxy with their father and twin sibling under a project […]

Horizon Zero Dawn

Horizon Zero Dawn takes place in the 31st century, with the beginning of the game taking place around the year 3027. The game starts with our protagonist, an outcast of the Nora tribe named Aloy, as a child. During the brief child arc, the player is taken through a tutorial of basic controls, the combat system, […]