Oh. My. Gahd.
Oh. My. Gahd.
I rented the game a few weeks ago. The focus on spectacle aside, any sense of weight from player action really suffers from the linearity. If it weren’t for the interactive sections, the game would perfectly be fine carrying on without you. There was no payoff. The ending feels like a sequel hook, and nothing had… Read more
Great post! And I totally agree with you; I'm a bit of a book-nerd anyways (do a bit of bookbinding and repair for my job) so I'm definitely predisposed to it. But your points feel very spot-on. I've been playing Dark Souls lately, and there's something so unsatisfying about typing "Ornstein and Smough keep killing me… Read more
Yes to DoubleJump guides! So perfect.
I have waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too many guides as well but my favorites that started showing up last gen were Piggyback guides, especially the Assassin's Creed II one. Hardcover, clean, SPOILER FREE with a ton of info on what to do and when. They are also the ones that have done the… Read more
I don't remember the last time I purchased a guide (200X? and Pokemon Stadium 2?) And I can't imagine them being anything but a relic of gaming past now (nostalgia does nothing for me). The internet has removed the practicality of purchasing them. There's a way to save them, along with alleviating the disappearance of… Read more