Yeah, it’s alright. It’s not Yooka-Laylee, and that’s better than being Yooka-Laylee.
[Disclosure Note: for some reason, Microsoft thought I was relevant enough for an Xbox One X and sent one. This game’s code was included.]
It’s Super Lucky’s Tale! Move over Master Chief, there’s a NEW squirrel (I think) in town!
Also, what I think about the Xbox One X.
Wrapping up my thoughts on Super Mario Odyssey, including the post-game, as I show off this undeniable GOTY candidate.
The sequel nobody asked for turns out to be the game nobody needed to play.
It is the law that you must refer to the titular hero of Crash Bandicoot as a marsupial every time you talk about him. I don’t know how or why this terrible law was put into place by Bill Clinton, but he did it and we all have to live with it.
I’m glad I got it out of the way early.
There is something to be said for the onslaught of Roguelike titles that continues unabated. While there is certainly a fair bit of dross working to saturate the market, there still seems to remain a deep well of opportunity for developers to iterate on the concepts. We continue to see a couple shining examples of that iteration come to market every six months or so.
Flinthook is one of those shining examples, taking a variety of cues from the Roguelike design playbook and applying them to a fast-paced platformer focused on a brilliantly realized hookshot mechanic. Read More