Saturday, April 13, 2024


Should You Purchase “Spider-Man 2”? An Insightful Look from a Gamer’s Perspective.

“Spiderman 2” isn’t just a game; it’s an experience. It masterfully blends storytelling, gameplay, and technical prowess into a cohesive package that appeals to gamers of all kinds. Whether you’re in it for the thrill of swinging between New York’s skyscrapers, the emotional rollercoaster of Peter Parker’s life, or the sheer joy of being Spiderman, this game delivers on all fronts. It’s a testament to the power of video games as a medium of art and entertainment. So, if you haven’t already, swing into action and get your copy of “Spiderman 2.” You won’t regret it.

The Nemesis System Should be in Every Open-World Game.

I’m sure there’s a reason the Nemesis system just wouldn’t work. There would need to be a setting for either killable or hard-to-kill rivals. Every character is fairly easy to kill with the right gear and strategy. This is the case with Fallout as well. NPCs prove to be particularly easy to kill and that would kill the need of having the feature in the franchise.

The Technomancer is a Fine Blueprint for Focus Entertainment Games.

Even more weird is that this seems to be an issue with other Focus action RPG titles where you really have to learn the combat mechanics. With that said, if it becomes familiar in The Technomancer, you’ll take to other titles smoothly. This could be the source of my frustration with Vampyr early on. While I’ve played TT in the past, I didn’t connect that they were similar in some ways down to the combat.

Let’s Check Out for Pirate Game Pioneers.

The perfect pirate game belongs to Pirates! Gold. I’m certain I touched on this game before in passing but it’s definitely the greatest pioneer on this micro genre. You start as a citizen of France, England, the Netherlands, or Spain but as in all mentioned games—besides Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag—you can turn against your country, align with another, and either get a letter of marque to operate as a privateer or go full pirate.

You’re also able to assault town and forts, claim them for a country, attack treasure ships and big merchant hauls, and improve your ships—or get new ones. Of course, you’ve got to split the loot after lengthy voyages and you’re able to move up in society in the colonies.

There was a lot going on in a game made in 1987. I play the 1993 remake on the Sega Genesis as I was really into games like this and Aerobiz early on. They were just different from the more action-oriented titles I normally played.

If You’re Unfamiliar with Roleplay: It’s Basically Pro Wrestling.

I’d been roleplaying in some sense since 1996. I started in play-by-email, message boards, and on wrestling e-federations. All had an application process and actually, the early days of text roleplay encouraged my love of writing and creativity. Whether it was making a vampire, a ninja, or a psychopathic wrestler, it was fun to sit, come up with a backstory to fit into this new setting and do the sample roleplay.

Vampyr is the Spiritual Successor to Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines.

I’d say that the biggest pro for this game is the setting. It’s not late 19th century and early 20th century England are uncharted territory in gaming but for a tale with vampires and hunters, kicking it Victorian or turn-of-the-century is a good starting point. Especially if there are plans for sequels—yes, that was a bit of shade at Sony and The Order 1886.

Mad Max Is an Underrated Game and Worthy of a Sequel.

Besides the smidgen of story and repetitive missions, Mad Max was a fine game that could’ve built up to a good series. Hell, keeping with Avalanche Studios, the first Just Cause didn’t take off but they kept with it and the series popped with the sequel. MM performed well in sales and should’ve seen a second game at least. It was the barebones of something that could’ve been more involved.

Why Kairosoft Works as a Mobile Developer.

July 1, 2023 by  
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Now, further down on the downside of Kairosoft’s monetization is the pricing on console. I’ve seen the prices on PSN for the digital console ports of its library and they’re priced at $13.99. I love the Kairosoft games but that’s a bit much for these games. Sure, they have extreme replay value but to get to that extreme amount of replay you have to really no-life them over and over. These are your main games.

Have you played any of the Kairosoft games? What did you think of them and what were your favorites? Also, if you’ve played them on console, how do you feel they crossover? Are they natural for console?

Is Lifeweaver the Savior of Supports in Overwatch 2?

With Lifeweaver, the only thing that I can think of to help him out is to either buff his damage which I don’t think would make him overpowered. Don’t make it to the point where he can kill DPS players with one clip of ammo, but to the point where he can defend himself against diving characters. The other option I can see would be to buff or change his ultimate in some way. I think that it is probably his biggest flaw. Maybe something like a damage reduction while in the tree’s aura or a small amount of armor or something.

Tales from the East Side: Willhenri’s “Rust” Run.

Hell, there was even a period that Friday where the base was his base. Everyone else left and he was the last demon standing. Not only that but there was some irony in him ending up as the base lord after losing control of the base to YhLad, Moonbape, and Jason Harp.

Again, this one week run had everything I could ask for in an engaging story. The downtime wasn’t even boring because of the looming threat that this base could be attacked at any point. Expect Will to jump to the Kick streaming platform once the app drops but most of the

MnM/Crossroads community who have been mentioned in this Tales from the East Side have migrated to Kick as of this posting.

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