(Content Warning: This piece contains ableist language used by a published game to describe a person with Asperger’s.) One of the brightest moments I’ve felt as a player was when the Xbox Adaptive Controller was announced by Microsoft on May 17th, 2018. It not only allows players with limited mobility […]
The Fastest Encyclopedia Ever Ridden
HIGH Tons of variety in bike selection and track environments, on-track simulation is solid.
LOW Poor tutorials, pacing and difficulty of career mode encourages grinding, technical issues.
WTF The tutorials are so rough, the AI occasionally crashes on the flying lap
A new entry in the ‘dour and grave’ subgenre of action/adventure games, A Plague Tale: Innocence takes players back to medieval France, when everything was filthy, war was an ever-present threat (and perhaps not coincidentally) a horrific disease was killing people by the millions. Whatever else can be said about the game, it comes by its ominous tone honestly — the setting doesn’t really allow for anything else.