Thoughts on the Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Y’all have to look at the big picture here. Nothing worth fighting for was ever won without sacrifice. — Barret Wallace It felt like I had a weird mental journey through playing the Final Fantasy 7 remake. It started with me absolutely loving the opening scenes — the slow aerial shot into the mega-city of Midgar; the beautiful re-imagined image of Aerith down the alleyway. It ended too with me absolutely loving it — despite the fact that it covers…

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

After seeing so many good things said about it, and seeing some many gorgeous photos taken in it, I finally started playing Hellblade. My first impression is that this game is so thrilling to play, once the combat begins to open up. There is a really interesting “perma-death” mechanic which, although I don’t fully understand the rules, does mean that I am super switched on at every moment of the game. The world looks stunning. And the story development through…

Control

Control game cover art

A very fun adventure game with a great unique concept and visuals that sit for me somewhere between Inception, The Matrix with a dose of David Lynch sprinkled in.