YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #190

Up this week: Celeste (PS4, 2018) – what is Celeste Mountain? And why is a girl named Madeline climbing it? Watch and find out as we play Celeste! Yooka-Laylee (PS4, 2017) – can Yooka and Laylee recover the last pages of the magical “One Book?” Let’s play and find out! The Last Campfire (PS4, 2020)…

Listening to Let’s Plays

We all have our own gaming quirks and idiosyncrasies, and I think one of mine that I’ve developed over the past few years could be filed as one: listening to rather than watching Let’s Plays. It sounds kind of odd, right? I mean, the whole purpose of a Let’s Play series is to watch someone…

What’s the Scariest Little Nightmares Monster?

Now that Little Nightmares 2 has been released, I thought it might be fun to rank every monster from the first and second games in order of least frightening to most nightmare-inducing (with a number next to their name to signify from which game they originate).  This list will include the Secrets of the Maw…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #189

Up this week: Yooka-Laylee (PS4, 2017) – can Yooka and Laylee recover the last pages of the magical “One Book?” Let’s play and find out! The Last Campfire (PS4, 2020) – in this pretty game, you play as a lost ember, solving puzzles, and helping those who have turned forlorn as you seek a way…

(Very) Late to the Party with Xbox Game Pass

In recent times, my household received a lovely gaming gift: a trial subscription to Xbox Game Pass. For a month, we had a great time perusing the app’s amazing selection of games and adding oodles of title to our “to-play” list. And we had just as good a time (sort of) agonizing over the lack…

Little Nightmares 2 is Back for More Gruesome Goodness

The long-awaited Little Nightmares 2 is finally here, folks!  And though I was a bit hesitant about setting my expectations too high (I’ve been let down by too many sequels, you see), I can safely say this game does not disappoint!  This time around, we play as a boy named Mono, though it isn’t long…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #188

Up this week: Little Nightmares 2 (PS4, 2021) – tune in as we play through this brand-new sequel to the hit scary puzzle-platformer Little Nightmares! Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair (PS4, 2019) – line up for some side-scrolling action as Yooka and Laylee help members of the “Beetallion” and save the day! Nostalgic Notions (multiple…

Ratchet & Clank: Life of Pie Animated Short

Just a few days ago, completely without warning, a 23-minute Ratchet & Clank short aired on Crave, a streaming service in Canada.  Created by the same company who made the 2016 movie, Mainframe Studios, it follows Ratchet and Clank as they stop Dr. Nefarious’ newest scheme, which involves a gun called a Portalizer that can…

YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #187

Up this week: The Last Campfire (PS4, 2020) – in this pretty game, you play as a lost ember, solving puzzles, and helping those who have turned forlorn as you seek a way home. Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair (PS4, 2019) – line up for some side-scrolling action as Yooka and Laylee help members of…