- Resident Evil 2
- The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Despite its glaring performance issues, Madden NFL 24 is still a very enjoyable experience. It has helped me learn American Football’s fundamentals ahead of the new season. This is certainly a game I will be playing throughout the upcoming season.
Pokemon Legends Arceus, while a really fun experience, feels like a very confused game. It tries to blend the traditional Pokemon style of gameplay together with aspects of Breath of the Wild and Monster Hunter, yet unfortunately fails to do anything as good or better than any of them.
If Grand Theft Auto The Trilogy – Definitive Edition was $30 and on Steam I could perhaps justify buying into the hype and being excited about these games. But, $60 on Rockstar’s own launcher that you will forget even exists and never turn this game on? No, I can’t recommend this game with good conscience.
Age of Empires 4 is an incredibly fun game that you can easily find yourself lost in for many hours as you take part in lengthy battles that can span over an hour or more. It's not vastly different from Age of Empires 3, instead slightly improving in most areas. This means that if you're a die hard Age of Empires fan then picking up Age of Empires 4 is a no-brainer, but don't rush out to play the game at full price if you own Game Pass because you can try it out for cheap.
Although the game didn’t really click with me in the first hour or so, once things started to fall in place for me I got completely sucked into the story of the game. I would tell myself, “I will do just take out this Visionary and then I will turn it off” but I just kept playing, that is the sign of a great game.
Many of the previous entries in the game tend to just go from one location to another, such as Resident Evil 2 going from the police station, straight into the sewer, and then the lab. This did help Village to stand out and feel fresh and made the world just feel more vibrant and important rather than just set dressing.
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection is a great nostalgia package to relive the early years of the series. Although it would have been nice to have a complete version of each game, an arcade port with console additions, the collection ticks enough boxes to make it a worthwhile purchase for fighting game fans.
While it is a little rough around the edges from a visual and gameplay standpoint, plus the fact it does dip below 30 fps from time to time, something that shouldn’t be acceptable in 2021, it has to get a pass due to the impressive feat that it pulls off with the Dual-Reality Gameplay.
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is truly a breathtaking game. The realism and depth that this game has managed to achieve is second to none, but it once again needs to be stated: this isn’t a game in the traditional sense; there is no story or action or objectives.