Tag: Xbox One

Descenders Review

Reinventing The Wheel

HIGH Finally unlocking the first gate into a new region.

LOW Watching people who are so much better than me.

WTF Why is this in the game preview section?


STAY Review

The Most Intense IM Chat Of My Life

HIGH Worrying about the mental well-being of a videogame character because I had to go to work.

LOW It’s maybe not the best choice for an extremely busy person.

WTF Death due to head being stuck in window.


Q.U.B.E. 2 Review

Standing In Valve’s Shadow

HIGH Creative puzzles and striking visual design.

LOW Why does the framerate stutter in an empty room containing nothing but moving blocks?

WTF How come space scientists keep getting abandoned on planets full of puzzles?


Subnautica Preview

As someone who spends a lot of time reviewing games, reading about games, talking about games, and keeping up with game news, it was more than a little surprising to me to get a hot tip from… my eight-year-old. I’m not exactly sure how the pre-teen grapevine works, but apparently someone watched some YouTube somewhere, and that led to telling someone else about an early access game, and then that person told friend A, who told friend B, who told friend C, which eventually culminated in me hearing about Subnautica. It’s not my normal method of getting the scoop on something to watch for, but hey, I’ll take it.


Deadcore

It’s A Long Way Down

HIGH Witnessing the breathtaking scale of the last level.

LOW How many times did I die? Oh, there is an achievement for that… Dammit, I suck!

WTF And all of this means…?