Dead Space manages to completely capture what made the original game so good while updating it for the times. As Isaac Clarke exploring the Ishimura is as terrifying as ever with Necromorphs popping out of the wall, but with enhanced visuals and audio are elevated to a new level. The added depth to Isaac's character are a welcomed addition, though his reaction to certain conversations does leave a bit to be desired.
Overall, Straylight ended up being an interesting experience. On one hand, it was so frustrating that I felt like breaking something, but on the other, there was always something that kept drawing me back. Whether it’s the fantastic music, the serene feeling of playing, or the rush of completing a tough challenge, it’s still something I find tough to put down. This is a game for those who want something to truly master through constant repetition. Each new shortcut unlocked is a new path that could shave precious nanoseconds off your time, and when you get frustrated, that Zen Mode will always be there to chill you out again.
Persona 3 Portable creates a compelling story and interweaves global danger with the importance of building up friendships around you. Portable brings with it some good enhancements even if it's not the 'perfect' way to play it. The Tartarus mega-dungeon however wears out its welcome quickly as you tediously climb.
Aka is a thrilling yet simple game that will have you asking yourself about the choices you have made in life, and if they may have impacted others without you realizing it. Though there isn't a great deal of challenging content, it is refreshing and just overall a lot of fun.