Unpacking Shadow of the Colossus [Part 2 of 2]

This post contains spoilers! If you’ve not played this game and want to, check back after you’ve done just that. Meanwhile, there’s plenty else to do…like, watch Virtual Bastion on YouTube. This is the second half of what turned out to be a very long article, so click here to read the first half. The…

Unpacking Shadow of the Colossus [Part 1 of 2]

This post contains spoilers! If you’ve not played this game and want to, check back after you’ve done just that. Meanwhile, there’s plenty else to do…like, watch Virtual Bastion on YouTube. This is also the first half of what turned out to be a very long article, so check back next Thursday for the second…

Games and that “in between” time

In what state of mind do you start a new game? Are you a blank slate, ready to receive whatever situations come your way? Or is your brain roiling with questions and concerns? Will you like the game? Will the characters be enjoyable to play? How long will the game take? What special stuff will…