Here are the types of AAA games currently on the market: An open world game with various repetitive activities that make playing it feel like 9 to 5 job, a mechanically unremarkable multiplayer shooter/sports title that only provides customization options through lootboxes, and a remake of a title from a…


When I made my girlfriend watch The Shining a year ago, she wasn’t too impressed. She said that it was good but definitely not a masterpiece as everyone claims it to be. But when she woke up the next morning, she was singing a different tune: She told me she…


In most gaming circles, Dark Souls 1 is hailed as a timeless masterpiece, and the best game of its series. In terms of atmosphere and thematic cohesion, this might be very well true. But, contrary to the popular belief, as a person who had never played Dark Souls 1 after…


Anthem released four days ago to a pretty mediocre critical reception: Currently its Metacritic score sits at 60. It is not doing so well sales-wise either, as it only managed to sell 10% of Destiny’s sales in the same sales window (which is the first week). …


Valve released Half Life in November, 1998, to immense critical acclaim: It still is the narrative blueprint for lots of FPS games released today. If you play the first Half Life today, you might think that ‘it is just an FPS game’, but it is actually vice versa, which means…


Surprise, surprise: EA fooled everyone, gamer and critic alike.

When EA announced that Battlefield 5 was going to include characters of both genders in May of 2018, some gamers were enraged that the game strayed away from historical accuracy. They stated in their tweets, on the forums or subreddits that…


*This article contains spoilers for Fallout: New Vegas.*

There are two characters in New Vegas that wouldn’t catch your attention in any way during a playthrough in which you don’t find their ledger: Saint James and his partner, Dermot. These two arrogant characters hang out near the Casa Madrid and…


EA, Ubisoft and Activision has stated that single player games are not in demand anymore over and over (either through outright saying it or through their actions). The sales numbers of God of War and Red Dead Redemption 2 are a clear indication that this is simply not true, so…


In June, when Bethesda revealed that Fallout 76 was not going to feature any NPCs, it met with mixed reception. The crowd that was excited about the prospect of a multiplayer Fallout 76 was mostly comprised of younger, multiplayer focused players (in another article of mine I call these types…

Oruç Dim

31 years old. Has a Master’s Degree in English Literature. Currently working as an instructor at a university. Gaming since the age of 6.

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