Delta Rune – Tales From The Undertale (Jimpressions)

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On Halloween morning, Toby Fox gave Delta Rune away for free under the guise of a survey. A substantial followup to Undertale, this is a full-fledged game that’s just been handed to people gratis.

You sly Fox, you, you’ve gone and delivered an excellent game, and all we had to do was download it (and enter into a tacit agreement not to spoil anything for 24 hours, which many of us promptly ignored).

Dark Souls Remastered [Nintendo Switch] – The Tale Of Jeff (Jimpressions)

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Dark Souls Remastered finally came out for Nintendo Switch, and it’s… okay. I’m not insulted by the graphics or audio because I expected worse, but they’re definitely a step back compared to other versions.

Still, I got my handheld Dark Souls, even if I don’t see quite so many players to enjoy it with.

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – It’s Grindy, It’s Greedy, It’s Ubisoft! (Jimpressions)

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is one damn greedy game. In addition to its half dozen special editions, its Amazon Alexa tie-in, its Totino’s promotion, and its season pass, it’s filled to the brim with microtransactions. As well as all that, it’s been purposefully turned into a grindfest in order to sell XP boosters, like this is some free-to-play mobile game.

Fee-to-pay games are back in a major way. More like Assassin’s Greed!

Shadow Of The Tomb Raider – A Shadow Of Its Former Self (Jimpressions)

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider is fine. It’s simply okay, in a mundane way. While the previous games in the “reboot” continuity were great action adventures, this is predominantly a swimming simulator with a boring plot and dull backdrop.

Also, the direction this game takes, with its lacking combat and focus on restrictive exploration, is a little baffling.