Alienation – Explosions, Inc

Housemarque has been hiding in their secret laboratory within the depths of Finland since they last poked their heads out during the PlayStation 4’s launch a few years back. Resogun was what they unleashed upon the unprepared masses back then. Now, they’re emerging after various nefarious experiments to release an alien invasion upon our world. Alienation has arrived, and it is up to us to equip our powersuits and team up to repel this vicious alien assault.

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The Shadow’s Sixty Countdown – Rank 42-37

I’m posting this from another place… as I’m currently on vacation in Vancouver. But I didn’t want to leave you guys completely hanging with nothing to read, so I got this all set up for you!

The Shadow’s Sixty has crossed eras, genres, and styles. It’s featured the largest and smallest gaming has to offer… we’ve witnessed the birth of a genre and the refinement of another. We’ve crossed time itself, defeated Gods, and created unfathomable treasures. And that was just the first quarter… imagine what the rest has in store for us?

This entry gives us the opportunity to explore an ancient city, blow our friends up, race across a rainbow road, and even use the power of dragons! Without further ado… let’s explore Ranks 42 to 37 of the Shadow’s Sixty.

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Stories: The Path of Destinies – Recursion

There was a barrage of smaller titles that came alongside Ratchet and Clank last month. Stories: The Path of Destinies takes place in a world on the brink of a catastrophic war. Reynaldo, our protagonist, is a pragmatic, arrogant, and sarcastic fox who finds himself, due to matters beyond his control, aiding the resistance efforts. He ends up in possession of a mystical tome that allows him to relive his last few days, altering his choices and seeking the result he desires out of these events.

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Ratchet and Clank: Reliving Past Glories

Everyone’s favourite Lombax has decided to tackle the heavily-maligned realm of ‘Movie Tie-In Games’. Ratchet and Clank, the new one anyways, is based on the movie that was based off of a 14-year-old video-game. Confused yet? Don’t worry… we’ll sort it out.

Fourteen years ago, the first Ratchet and Clank came out. Then numerous successful sequels came out, including A Crack in Time, which made my Shadow’s Sixty list. Then the developer decided to go back and re-tell the original game in movie form. Alongside it, they are creating a re-imagined game version of the Lombax’s origin story, and that’s where this game comes in.

But I guess the real question is: is it good?

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Myriad Colors Phantom World – Science Lesson

In Myriad Colors Phantom World, a viral outbreak alters the brain chemistry of the entire population of the Earth causing them to be able to perceive and interact with mysterious entities known as Phantoms. Additionally, children are now being born with special abilities which give them the capability to deal with those Phantoms that prove to not be harmless – sealing them away so they can’t hurt people.

Our protagonist, Haruhiko Ichijo, is one of these children. Born with the ability to seal Phantoms by drawing them, he actually lives with a friendly Phantom named Ruru and works alongside Mai Kawakami as a member of Hosea Academy’s Phantom Sealing club. This show chronicles their adventures as they uncover more of the truth and origins of phantoms.

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