This could very well see a renaissance period that has one of the more polarising reputations in gaming. Some see Musuo as a hack-and-slash for the unexperienced, others understand its qualities but I do know one thing, and that is Samurai Warriors 5 is most certainly an entertaining title, worth the price of admission.
The setting is a breath of fresh air for the series too, one that was indeed worth waiting for after an initial reluctance by Capcom to translate it. As a fan, I’m genuinely glad they change their minds, and hopefully this is a sign of even more to come.
Death’s Door is perfectly balanced to tell its story, thoughtful and humorous in all the right ways, backed by a thrilling musical score that elevates the action and often reminded me of a Studio Ghibli creation in its visual themes. For a two person team, backed by Devolver Digital, it’s a fantastic achievement that thoroughly deserves the hype surrounding its release. Death’s Door is a solid choice for Indie Game of the Year, if not Game of the Year itself.
Yes, a guilty pleasure-style conscience supports this notion of recommendation, but Greedfall’s excellence is encompassed by its catalogue of countless offerings that are to be discovered through a litany of options, and paths that are carved out in each player’s experience.
It would be a shame to miss out on some frantic Mario Golf shenanigans. And hey, a little Birdie told me I have an Eagle eye for a solid Albatross, and I can guarantee that you ain’t no Triple Bogey, you’re on Par with the Hole-in-one hotshots.
Doki Doki Literature Club Plus is highly recommended. It takes you on an unexpected journey through a ridiculous yet compelling narrative, with twists and turns that are as much about leaving you breathless as they are scaring the crap out of you.
It’s hard to recommend to anyone who wants to play this solo, but if you can find a group willing to give it a shot via Xbox Game Pass in particular then at least you won’t feel too guilty about giving it a go. I really wish that wasn’t the only compliment I could give it, but here we are.
This is the way of the future with character building, personality progression and the ability to facilitate and satiate that need for exponential, rigorous pacing that escalates further into the adventure. Scarlet Nexus is a must play this generation.
Rift Apart sets an imminent promise to those that expect titles of the same calibre in PlayStation’s future, and if this is only just the beginning, then holy cow are we in for a stupefied generation of gaming. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart’s delivers on every imperative facet for compelling adventure.