Category Archives: Game review

The Video Game Review of 2030 – Reader’s File

Cyberpunk 2077 – how different will things be nine years from now? (photo: YouTube) A reader offers an ironic critique of the video game scene of 2030 and imagines that, disappointingly, not much will have changed … While not quite on the scale of an ET-inspired video game crash, the collective failures throughout 2030 mean […]

Snoop Dogg, Deadmau5 and NFTs – The Sandbox Alpha Game Review – Metaverse Bitcoin News

I came to Sandbox Alpha for the musical experiences of Snoop Dogg and Deadmau5. It was great dancing with my voxelized avatar: green hair, pink sports bra, denim shorts, yellow stockings, and red shoes. All with the crazy creatures dancing around me and the feeling of indulging in a real concert with flashing lights and […]

Clockwork Aquario – Game Review

Some matches are delayed. Others are canceled. And then there is the unique and bizarre journey of Mechanical Aquario. Westone, creators of the wonder boy and Monstrous world games, tested this colorful side-scroller in arcades several times in 1993, but the game never saw an official release. For decades, there was little evidence that he […]

Board game review: “Frequent Flyer”

great traveller revisits the classic days of players throwing dice and moving around the board. In the first generation of board games, rolling and shifting was the biggest mechanism as players made their way through spaces. While there have been other mechanics, this method of play is time-tested, with its appeal to chance as well […]

In the end, Kyle Shanahan was better than his counterpart, Zac Taylor

Great players invoke their best in great times. The cliché also applies to coaches. The 49ers beat the Bengals 26-23 on Sunday in part because their top defensive player, Pro Bowl passer Nick Bosa, bagged his two sacks in the fourth quarter and in overtime. And one of their best offensive players, All-Pro tight end […]

Final Fantasy 14: Endwalker game review – A modern MMO wonder

Last update: December 14, 2021 It’s been a long road for Creative Business Unit 3, headed by Naoki Yoshida. They pulled Final Fantasy 14 from the brink of death and achieved critical and commercial success over the following years. With three previous expansions: Heavensward, Stormblood, and Shadowbringers, the storytelling, mechanics, and the game world have […]

Mission Vileaf (Xbox One / Xbox Series X)

Microids and OSome Studio invite players to experience Smurf and Smurf in the evil Gargamel’s latest evil plan in The Smurfs: Mission Vileaf. Like many children of the 70s / 80s, I discovered The Smurfs via the Hanna-Barbera cartoon, ignoring the fact that little bruises had been around since the 50s. If my parents had […]