Tag: Open World

Just Cause 4 Review

No Real Reason

HIGH The destruction wrought by the new weather effects.

LOW The lack of commitment to said weather effects.

WTF The grapple upgrades, which have zero practical use.


The Subtle Morality Of Far Cry 4

Far Cry is a diverse series that has varied wildly across its sequels. Far Cry 4 broke this trend by not only being in the same universe as Far Cry 3, but by reusing a majority of the same gameplay ideas. Another way it broke the cycle? By adding choice.


Shenmue I & II Review

I See

HIGH Offered an unprecedented level of detail for its time.

LOW The ludicrous maze-like layout of the Yellow Head Building.

WTF The absolutely bonkers left turn Shenmue II takes in its final moments.


West Of Loathing Review

The Best RPG This Side Of The Pecos

HIGH Shockingly nuanced and detailed, both in writing and game design.   

LOW My failure to figure out Stench resistance for far too long.

WTF The game’s obsession with spittoons, but in the best possible way.