Intro: Getting back into my Star Wars phase of interest, I decided to replay some classic Star Wars video games and one that I just had to return to was of course the Lego Star Wars games. These games were a huge part of my childhood, as it was always a game me and my... Continue Reading →
Vampires, the wild west, and gothic steampunk style designs merge together to bring one of the coolest looking games of it's time, in my opinion at least. Darkwatch: Curse of the West, or simply Darkwatch, was a game that quickly caught my attention when I saw it sitting there on the shelf of my local game retailer, for it's badass cover image and the intriguing concept of it's plot.
The year was 1996, and little did people know, that there was a new phenomenon about to sweep the world in the form of little 'Pocket Monsters' created by Satoshi Tajiri for Nintendo Game Boy. The 90's kids were still replacing the batteries of their Game Boys handhelds from Nintendo, and enjoying games like Super Mario Land, and Tetris. Little did they know that soon they would have to make one of the toughest decisions of their lives...choosing a starter Pokémon!
Towards the end of 1998, the hype of Pokémon was still building strong, as players eagerly awaited the next game to be released, whilst replaying the original games time and time again, trading with their friends to collect the original 151 Pokémon and fill that Pokédex.
After years of critically acclaimed games in the series, Hitman began anew in 2016 with what was known as the beginning of the "World of Assassination" trilogy. Hitman: The First season, commonly known as just 'Hitman' or 'Hitman 2016' was the first in this newly designed trilogy in which the world became your playground, as the player takes control of the bald and brutal, Agent 47, the world's deadliest assassin (sorry John Wick, you don't exist in this universe).
PuPaiPo Space Deluxe is a fun, fast paced game in which you battle wave after wave of enemies, shooting and dodging in order to survive and continue to the next stage. Each stage has it's own unique design which come with their own unique looking NPC's for you to dodge and shoot.
Pumpkin Jack is a spooky, Halloween-themed, indie 3D Platformer that brings back the nostalgia of the PS2 era platforming games such as the Jak and Daxter series. Solo-developed by Nico and Published by Head Up Games, this game is packed full of puzzles, fun characters, collectibles, and more.
The city of Yharnam is now plagued with an endemic illness (also known as a blood-borne disease...see where the title comes from now?) that has turned many of the citizens into beast-like beings. You have awoken in the nightmare on the night of The Hunt and your job is to journey through the land and overcome it's obstacles in order to destroy the source of the Bloodborne disease and escape the Nightmare.
Every few years, there is a game that really captures my attention and I gain somewhat of an obsession with it. However, 2009 was a year filled with games like this, with great titles being released such as Assassin's Creed 2, Dragon Age: Origins, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Prototype, Brutal Legend, Left 4 Dead 2, just to name a few!