Most games that I remember from years past are the classics known for their great game play. I can confidently say that's not the case for this game. The crazy nature of this game, from animation to concept, is definitely what has kept it in my mind all these years.
Katamari Damacy Reroll is one of those games that for some reason I could never get out of my head. I only played it once many years ago when I was visiting a friend who had a hacked Wii and had a ton of strange games from Japan. So when I stumbled across it in EBGames' used game section I was extremely excited! I didn't even realize that it had come out for the Switch!
If that opening scene wasn't enough of a hint at how ridiculous the game can be just play a little and you'll soon realize that the opening scene is a perfect representation of the whole game.
The whole point of the game is that your father, the creator of the universe, has destroyed all the stars in the sky. In order to get them back you need to roll up larger Katamari's (the ball that you're rolling) that are turned into stars IF you meet the requirements.
While the storyline of the game may not be the most captivating thing I've played, the game play itself did manage to keep my attention the whole way through. The breakdown of each level is basically just to roll a big enough Katamari (ball) to pass in the allotted timeframe. That being said each level does offer a new set of challenges whether it's the location, environment or starting size. There was a couple of levels that I got stuck on and found myself thinking about how I can get past them even while trying to sleep.
Even with the struggles I did come across completing this game it still took me under a week to complete the whole thing. For a full priced game that would not be ok in my books but luckily it only cost about a third of what most games on Nintendo Switch tend to run. That plus the fact that I can say without question that I will play it more in the future makes me feel content with the purchase. Especially since there is a multiplayer mode that I have yet to delve into. (it appears to be a "get bigger than your opponent first to roll them into your Katamari).
So, with trying to make sure I take out my personal memories around the game, I think it's something worth picking up.
Would I suggest paying more than $30 for it? Probably not. Mainly because of how short the game is more than anything really. It's a fantastic time waster that is super easy to pick up and pause whenever. Overall I wouldn't say go hunting for it but if you happen to find it in store make sure you grab it.
Playstation has come out with everyone's best interests at heart. Our wallets. With the free release of 10 games for both 2D and the VR experience you're sure to find something that interests you. Assuming that you play Playstation that is.
I spent a lot of time looking into what games were worth spending money on for my VR headset. After a lot of time looking into what was out there and testing out a bunch of free ones I landed on BeatSaber being my first real purchase.
Free games tend to be a large hit or miss market. There are some out there that are far too fun and should be charging something. While others aren’t worth the time it takes to download them. Bait is something that falls into the category of being worth the effort.
The initial hurdles of getting into the system can be frustrating. Honestly something that I found a little frustrating was attempting to read my WIFI password and enter it into the VR headset although I can only see where I am typing when I have the headset on. Aside from that the main struggles were just related to learning how to properly function with a headset on. The controls are very comfortable and easy to use making the process easier. After getting past that I got sucked into using the headset way way too much.
With the latest update to Stardew Valley there’s more reason than ever to get back into the game! Especially if you own it on console. SPLIT SCREEN CO-OP!!!!! This was a long time coming but even so I still am taken back by how much extra enjoyment is added to the game by playing it split screen with my partner.
Looking for a mobile game that not only has massive draw but will also get you out of the house? Something that you can play with others and even meet new people through? Ingress from Niantic is the game you're looking for.
There are a few games that are a major part of my childhood and Mario 64 is one of the top games of the “throwback” category to me. I remember spending hours trying to get through the simplest of tasks and I'm glad to say that as an adult the game is not so intimidating. Updated with smoother controls really elevates the gameplay to something a lot more enjoyable.
So a review of this game would be kinda absolutely useless based on the age of it. It’s been out forever so instead it lands as a Throwback to all those old games that bring back wonderful childhood memories. Much like Super Mario 64, I recall playing Roller Coaster Tycoon 3 obsessively as a child. Although it might not hold up as well as some games, the nostalgia is always nice.
It's finally here! Hyrule Warriors: age of calamity came out today. Did you wonder what happened during those 100 years that link was napping? Get your hands on Hyrule Warriors to see what went down. Not sure about the game? Grab the free demo on the Nintendo eShop and test it out for yourself.
Darkest Dungeon is captivating as soon as you start it up but will that maintain. With so many games out there some just aren't worth your time and for me Darkest dungeon falls into the latter category.
Looking for an open world game full of quests yet with the options to craft and farm? Yonder might be what you've been waiting for! With its mix of crafting elements to build up the world and exploration you'll find yourself scouring the island to save the inhabitants from the murk that is taking over this island.