One of the classic games of my youth, Spore. I find about once a year I get the urge to stay up the game again and work my way through the evolutionary track and try to fight my way to the center of the universe.
If you've never heard of the game you might want to look into it. It starts off with you being a single cell organism floating through the water "evolving" by collecting different evolution traits and gaining experience. You can be a plant eater working your way through the floating algae or attacking other creatures and using their rooting bodies as a good source. How you act in each stage unlocks bonuses in future stages.
Eventually work your way onto land and continue down the same way. Make friends or enemies to gain experience and collect new traits. Expand and evolve to making tribes, cities and eventually taking over the whole planet as you start your space journey.
This is where the game starts to have some failings in my opinion. You can zoom down into planet level and see all the plants and animals running around. It's a very cool aspect of the game except for the fact that most missions require you to do that. On top of that your planets get attacks sometime so you have to work your way back to the planet and zoom in to help them. Constantly zooming in and out becomes frustrating as your Empire grows bigger and bigger.
One of the best parts of this game is the variation the players add to it. Right from the beginning you can customize the physical features of your character with parts designed to give them evolutionary traits. For example a mouth that allows them to be a carnivore. It didn't stop there though, the mouth didn't get automatically placed on the creature, you choose exactly where it goes. On the front? On the butt? It's all up to you! This full creative allowance carries through every evolutionary stage as well as the design of vehicles and spaceships. I may or may not have had a intergalactic spaceship in the design of a giant penis charging from planet to planet.
All in all I would highly suggest trying this game if you're looking for something to play, it'll always be one of my favorites.
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.
Genshin Impact: Gacha gaming that’s… good? I often find myself not knowing quite how to feel about mobile games. While capable of providing cheap thrills and alleviating temporary boredom, they generally don’t possess the sort of staying power more robust console and PC titles do.
Has gaming lost its magic? Are you unable to find a game worth your time? Do you scroll endlessly through your library and waste time watching trailers - but nothing engages you? You might have Gamer's Block! Don't worry though, there's hope for you yet.
The game is a blast to play. I am not one who tends to play these competitive first person shooters but I'm starting to think maybe I should be spending more time playing them. I did get better over the course of playing but still got obliterated each round. Some of that was due to glitching in the game but generally it was just me.
I don't play a lot of competitive first person shooters. Call of Duty specifically I haven't played since high school. That made getting Beta access to Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War a little nerve wracking. I figured that I should record my first attempt at playing this game so that you can what it's all about
Most games that I remember from years past are the classics known for their great gameplay. 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.
I bet there is a number of you out there who are going "Finally a third Pikmin!" Well sorry to burst your bubble but the game has actually been out for a long while. Whether you've never played the third game or just haven't touched it in a while the free demo in the Nintendo Store is worth the download!
Although the game came out 9 years ago it still has a lot of playability today. Whether you're just trying to find areas that you've never explored or creating a whole new build opposite or what you normally play there's numerous ways to keep you interested. With the addition of the Amiibo it can be even more exciting.
The game reminds me of a classic arcade side scroller game but with an upgraded 3D depth to the scenery. Flying in a plane (that can also fly underwater?) while shooting the things that come onto the screen to stay alive and hopefully upgrade as you go!
While we are awaiting the sequel in the much beloved “Breath of the Wild” series Nintendo surprised us with a prequel! Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity lets you play through the war in the years previous to the adventure we’ve come to love. Get through Hyrule as any of the previous heroes!