The stone tower is so tall that, standing at the bottom, a human can’t see the top of it.
HIGH Gorgeous enemy design. Lots of cool weapons and powers.
LOW Terrible save room placement. Absurd amounts of needless backtracking.
WTF Isn’t fighting monsters a lot harder in that outfit?
Drowning In The Shallows
HIGH The setting is truly promising.
LOW The world is big, but empty!
WTF Why can’t I just die?
Longtime listeners of the old podcast might remember that Metroid Prime is my number one game of all time. While it isn’t a title I’ve had a lot of occasion to talk about publicly, Prime was actually what made me start to approach videogames as something more than toys, and it ultimately led to me finding GameCritics.
The Best Will Fall And The Rest Will Follow
HIGH Finding another tree to headbutt before the herd dies.
LOW Finding out that I don’t really care if the herd dies.
WTF Most of the commands don’t seem to do anything at all.
Bet You Can’t Eat Just One
LOW Trying to freeze a flying Snak.
WTF All of it. Every part.
I have to admit, I tense up a little whenever I see “Xbox One Game Preview” in the title of something I’m playing. It’s not that there aren’t some fantastic experience to be had (because there are!) but these words can also mean crippling bugs and glitches galore while exploring a fantasy landscape.