Author: David Bakker

David’s Top 10 of the Decade

It’s the most anticipated time of the decade. As I rank my pics for the top 10 best games of the past 10 years starting in January 2010, there’ll always be too much left unsaid. I’ve seen the rise of superb open-world games, titles with graphical qualities almost equal to reality’s beauty, and several art games pushing the boundaries in storytelling, world-building or other aesthetic aspects.


This Is Not A Review: Final Fantasy VIII Remastered

Welcome to This Is Not A Review. In these articles we discuss
general impressions, ideas and thoughts on any given game, but as the title
implies, it’s not a review. Instead, it’s an exercise in offering a quick
recommendation (or dismissal) after spending enough time to grasp the ideas and
gameplay of a thing without necessarily playing it from A to Z.

The subject of this installment: Final Fantasy VIII
Remastered
, developed and published by Square Enix.


She Sees Red Review

Watching Is Playing

HIGH Frequent time jumps put choices in a unique perspective.

LOW Intervals between choices can take several minutes.

WTF Are these professionally-created fight scenes??


Night Call Review

A Case Of Repetition

HIGH It’s a unique take on the detective genre.

LOW The three cases are very similar to each other.

WTF Being a popular cab driver in Paris isn’t profitable?