It’s been a while since I’ve had to post one of these, but Impressions are reviews of games I didn’t finish for one reason or another. Metrico is a Playstation Vita puzzle game where your actions manipulate the environment in addition to moving your character.
As some of you may know, tomorrow is my anniversary – as of tomorrow my wife and I will have been together for 8 years. So in honour of this very important day, I wanted to focus this week’s recommendations on games, books, and anime with a central focus of relationships or romance. I’m not going to say that all of these will offer GOOD advice on the subject, just that they’ll be on that subject.
Rogue Legacy is, as the title might hint at, a Rogue-Lite game. What this means is that it is based on the old ‘start over from scratch when you die’ Rogue-like games that have been making such a resurgence lately, but that they don’t quite take it to that extreme. Similar to Guided Fate Paradox, you do make gradual progress over time. It’s my favourite middle ground, honestly… and Rogue Legacy takes that middle ground in a whole new direction. And I am so glad that direction has finally come to my Vita…
We’re about one month into the summer season, most of the season’s shows are somewhere around the 5-6 episode mark. Nearly halfway through this season, it’s time to share my six favourite shows thus far – the shows that I rush to watch the second they’re available. Let’s get this summer anime showcase started.
Gamers all know the ‘summer lull’ – that time between June and September when games simply do not come out… or well…. mostly don’t come out. There are still a few games that defy all standard accepted practices and release during the summer… and we also have the summer anime season each year. Today, I’d like to spotlight some of those brave games, as well as some of my favourite summer-released anime.