Written for XPGain, recreated with permission. Among the more difficult things to realize in life is that change is slow, and accepting things that deviate from expectations isn’t always a quick or easy process. The themes of change and expectation deviation permeate the recent reboot of the 1995 classic Ghost in the Shell, which was…
Thump, thump, thump.
A solid action-platformer that is, perhaps, a touch too retro.
Utterly bizarre, disarmingly fun, and a classic.
The only color comes from the gentle drifting of green and black from the opposite wall of the cell, whose giant display is simply a large, black eye.
Where the cracks show, they largely speak to the period more than they are flaws with the game itself.
It’s a high concept that is worth exploring, but one that may be better explored elsewhere.
The thrill of an explosion, the impending catastrophe of a train wreck, the infinite details hidden in the microseconds of movement.
A large farm that gives the player a long leash to find their own enjoyment.
In short, the game is a solid example of doing many things right.
Written for XPGain, recreated with permission. Gamer attention is practically a force all on its own. A giant, slobbering, gibbering monster that crashes into storefronts and servers and consumes with the rabid single-mindedness that can’t help but draw parallels to zombie apocalypses or global epidemics. The kind of rabid fascination humans have with consumerism is,…