I don’t think it’s a stretch to pronounce 2020 a real Low and WTF of a year.
Tag: Joshua Tolentino
The Road Less Raveled
HIGH Some of the moodiest atmosphere around.
LOW It’s a bit of a chore to actually play.
WTF Third Floor: Bears?!
What We Scroll Through In The Shadows
HIGH Strong character writing. A great taster for the Vampire setting.
LOW Bare-bones features discourage repeat play.
WTF How’d it take this long to get some good Malkavians in a game?!
All Systems Phenomenal
HIGH The mech combat is the best it’s been in decades.
LOW Rough edges and jumbled systems dilute the Battletech identity.
WTF What .INI file do I have to edit to get my joystick to work?!
A New Life Awaits You
HIGH Excellent writing, dialogue, and visuals.
LOW Superfluous combat, hard-to-read UI.
WTF Please give the man in the moon mascot head a hug.
HIGH Affecting dialog and top-flight world-building.
LOW Rough edges can undermine the narrative impact.
WTF Put on your seatbelt, lady!
HIGH A brilliant concept and a charming aesthetic.
LOW Not much in the way of “traditional” puzzles.
WTF Not sure how to feel about organizing things as entertainment
A Link To The Future
HIGH Refined systems, upgraded graphics, and the same sense of speed.
LOW Perfunctory multiplayer and poorer performance on Switch.
WTF What future Fate games will be colonized by Fate/Grand Order?
Walking the World Line
HIGH A brilliant sci-fi story backed by high-quality visuals…
LOW …at times undermined by minor technical quibbles
WTF This looks good, but I do miss the old art style.