Soulsborne After Elden Ring

As frequenters of this blog may know, I wasn’t really a fan of the Soulsborne series until very recently. I’d tried a couple of the games before, but I just didn’t get hooked for whatever reason. After playing through Elden Ring though, that’s changed. Rather than looking at the series passively without much interest, I…

Playing to Get it Done

In a major departure from my usual gaming habits, I’ve been putting major hours into Elden Ring over the past couple of weeks. Seriously, I went from playing maybe 10 hours per week at most to nearly 30+! As it stands, my character is level 165 with just over 136 hours logged on it, and…

When Game Recommendations Go Wrong

When one shares a hobby with their friends, it’s inevitable that you’ll want to make recommendations now and again. Be it movies, books, anime or any number of other media, we have this impulse to share things we like with people we think will appreciate it. Of course, not all recommendations pan out well. Sometimes…

Going from Doubter to True Believer in Elden Ring

Okay, so last week at this time I had only just gotten my feet wet with Elden Ring. I still wasn’t sure what I was doing, but I was more or less enjoying it. I was starting to see the appeal even as I struggled my way up to the first major location of the…

Exploration, Death and Vengeance in Elden Ring

Last week, I talked a bit about having mostly missed out on the Soulsborne games and how I was thinking about rectifying that with Elden Ring. Well, I decided to go forward with it and picked up Elden Ring over the weekend. So far, it’s been an interesting experience, much more so than I was…

Being a ‘Souls-borne’ Bystander

Each year, countless games are released to the gaming masses. Most go unnoticed; some sell well. A handful even manage to achieve widespread popularity and near universal acclaim. Then there are the legends, the games that get so big that they leave a permanent mark on the industry. Super Mario Bros. made platformers a thing;…

Elden Ring Got a Big Gameplay Trailer

It’s looking more and more like 2022 is going to be a massive year for gaming, and the game kicking-off its flurry of major releases is FromSoftware’s Elden Ring. The latest title from the Souls-borne studio drops this Friday, and fans couldn’t be more hyped. Well, maybe those who’ve seen the latest trailer couldn’t be…

More Elden Ring Footage is Out There Now

Elden Ring is arguably one of the most anticipated games in development right now, so just about any new information about the game is sure to make waves in across the internet. Well, it seems that fans have indeed been making waves recently thanks to some new leaked gameplay footage. The clip is only 30…