New Super Lucky’s Tale: A Charming Platformer with an Old-School Feel

I’m always on the lookout for some quality platformers that remind me of the good, old days.  Whether you’d prefer side-scrollers or something of the more open variety, you’re in luck either way with New Super Lucky’s Tale.  This adorable platformer stars a young fox named Lucky who must collect pages for the Book of…

Wrong game, wrong time? – Divinity: Original Sin II

In the hunt for something to grab my attention post-Fallout 76 at the end of last year, I turned to comparing some of my old wishlists to various holiday gaming sales and found what I thought might be a perfect match in Divinity: Original Sin II. Here was a game, on sale, that I had…

Age of Calamity: Demo Review

Having invested many hours into the original Hyrule Warriors on the Wii U, I thought it would be interesting to try the demo for the next entry in The Legend of Zelda spin-off of Dynasty Warriors, Age of Calamity on the Switch.  Unlike the original, which had a story that stood apart from the rest…

The Duck’s Most Anticipated Games of 2023

This year is already looking like it’s going to be a good one for gaming.  The Duck’s most anticipated games for 2023 are a mixture of massive, open-world games, indie games, DLC, and chapter-length installments.  I often try to wait for sales before I buy most games, but I think I’ll be buying the games…

Cary’s 2022 Game of the Year: Stray

As I sit here and think about Stray, I struggle to come up with a game in recent memory that affected me more. I mentioned in my review of the game that the experience of playing it was undoubtedly colored by the recent passing of my own beloved cat, but still, the game rose well…

The Duck’s 2022 GOTY: Kirby and the Forgotten Land

I’ll be completely honest here, I’m not sure I even played any other games that were actually released in 2022…but even if I had, there’s still a very good chance that Kirby and the Forgotten Land would still be my top pick for game of the year!  Prior to the release of this beauty, I…

Listmas 2022: Cary’s hopes for the next Fable game

I could easily list of a dozen things I’d want as far as gaming goes this Christmas, but none are quite as close to my heart as craving the next game in the Fable series. In as much as games like Super Metroid, Super Mario World, and Sam & Max: Hit the Road shaped my…

Listmas 2022: Cary’s Great Gaming Escapes

No matter what life brings, we all need the occasional getaway. Time to refresh and regroup far away from the realities of life. For many, myself included, video games help conjure up similar feelings of escape and fantasy. They allow us to travel to new worlds and unfamiliar places, complete with sights and sounds so…

Listmas 2022: The Duck’s Top Gaming Vacation Spots

While my perfect vacation would normally be spent playing video games at home, many people say I need to get out of the house more.  Well, I’d be more than happy to set foot in the great outdoors if I could visit some of the locations from my favorite video games.  And so, to appease…