One Week Later and Fall Guys is Still Hanging in There

Well, it’s been a week and I still can’t get enough of Fall Guys. What can I say? I absolutely love this game! I don’t love everything about it *cough* Fall Ball *cough*, but the game as a whole is still feeling like something special. I honestly don’t know if Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is…

The Talos Principle Proves that I Still Have A Lot to Learn

In Jim’s Henson’s movie Labyrinth, there’s a scene where the protagonist (who is stuck in said labyrinth) is told that a solid rock wall contains an opening. After visually inspecting the wall and believing that if it looks like a wall, it is a wall (onscreen, it does look like a solid wall), she’s told…

Fall Guys -Ultimate Knockout- is a Silly, Fun Time

Ever since I saw the first trailer for Fall Guys -Ultimate Knockout- back during E3 2019 (I think that’s when it was anyway), I’ve been quietly looking forward to it. I wasn’t super-psyched for it, and I wasn’t feeling the hype. Rather, I’d find myself thinking that it looked like a very charming game offering…

First (and Second) Impressions of The Talos Principle

After putting in a solid dozen or so hours into The Talos Principle, I can safely say that I remain both delighted and intimidated by puzzle games of this sort. I’m not sure what this might say about my gaming tendencies generally, only that my recent years in gaming have shown that I’m super cautious…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #153

Up this week: GRIS (various, 2018-2020) – in a game quite like no other, we take an evocative trip through the manifestations of painful emotions as experienced by a girl names Gris. Yoshi’s Island (SNES, 1995) – it’s up to Yoshi to reunite two young, and famous, brothers in this classic and stylish 1990s platformer….

Observation is Worthy of Attention

More and more often these days, I find myself wondering exactly what is that keeps me playing games year after year. Obviously I enjoy them; I enjoy them enough to spend a fair amount of time writing about them even. Liking them isn’t the issue, it’s the why of it all that weighs on me….

GRIS is Something Special

I realize Wednesdays are usually news days around here, but I’ve got something a little more important to talk about this week. There’s no crisis that needs discussing or anything, just an excellent game that feel deserves all the attention it can get. As you might have guessed from the title, that game is GRIS.