Games Opinion

Games Opinion

The Most Terrifying Thing About the 'Blair Witch' Game? It Hurts Your Dog

The Dog companion in the new Blair Witch game is both its best—and most heart-wrenching—feature.
Danielle Riendeau
9.13.19
Games Opinion

The Comic Absurdity of 'Final Fantasy VIII' Is Partly Why It's So Special

Doomtrains. Space! Mechanized spiders. 'Final Fantasy VIII' truly has it all and then some.
Ashley Oh
9.12.19
Games Opinion

One Reason I've Always Loved 'Final Fantasy VIII' Is Because People Hate It

The game's re-release gave me an opportunity to more closely examine why I've spent most of my life stanning 'Final Fantasy VIII.'
Patrick Klepek
9.9.19
Games Opinion

'Smash Bros.' Keeps Breaking Its Rules, and That's Great

Each new character is a joy to play, because Nintendo is willing to shake things up.
Ricardo Contreras
9.6.19
Games Opinion

'Monster Hunter World: Iceborne' Changes the Monsters, Not Just the Weather

One of my favorite parts of the early game doesn't even take place in snow.
Ricardo Contreras
9.4.19
Games Opinion

'Fire Emblem: Three Houses' Sees the Value, and Complexity, of Political Revolution

The past is never dead at Garreg Mach, where fictional history is deeply informed by our own.
Xeecee
8.29.19
Games Opinion

'Knights and Bikes' Is a Sweetly Scary Game About Childhood's End

The new game from Foam Sword and Double Fine harkens back to the publisher's early days of heartfelt, stylish adventures.
Danielle Riendeau
8.28.19
Games Opinion

'Ancestors' Is an Audacious Experiment. I Never Want to Play It Again.

It will be impossible to play 'Ancestors' and not come away with an opinion on what it’s trying.
Patrick Klepek
8.26.19
Games Opinion

'Oninaki' Is a Surprising Meditation on Grief Inside a Mediocre Diablo-Like

How interesting does a story need to be to make bad gameplay worth it?
Ricardo Contreras
8.23.19
Games Opinion

Either I'm a Strategic Genius, or 'Fire Emblem: Three Houses' Is Too Easy

Without trying, my precious students have turned into war machines, turning combat into an elaborate and optional mini-game.
Patrick Klepek
8.20.19
Games Opinion

'Remnant: From the Ashes' Is Multiplayer ‘Dark Souls’ I Didn’t Know I Needed

Developer Gunfire Games shamelessly stole from ‘Dark Souls’ in all the best ways.
Matthew Gault
8.20.19
Games Opinion

Your Loyal Dog Is Your Greatest Ally in the Upcoming 'Blair Witch' Game

Flashlight? Check. Camcorder? Check. Good boy? Check.
Danielle Riendeau
8.20.19
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