A messy roundup for the tail-end of 2020 including some movies, comedy TV, books and a thumb-killing game.
Ghost of Tsushima answers every craving you might have to immerse yourself in the world of the samurai while still creeping around like a ninja stabbing people in the back Assassin’s Creed style.
There’s no ‘midpoint’ movie roundup this month because I haven’t seen that many so far. Instead I’ve been spending my time watching TV shows, doing jigsaws and listening to the audio version of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman.
I gave the original Xbox 360 version of Burnout Paradise a glowing five-star review. Having played the remastered version of this open-world racer for about a week now on my PS4 Pro, my high opinion of this game has not changed at all.
So here we are a month or so later since my first post about my particular circumstances, minor #firstworldproblem gripes about working from home and the various nuances of the COVID-19 lockdown. It’s almost July! Crazy.
This post should perhaps be subtitled ‘better late than never’ or ‘humble pie’, but if I was going to add a subtitle it would have to be ‘Game of the Year’ although since I’m a few year’s late on the uptake perhaps ‘Game of my Year’ might be more suitable.
A ramble about a wobbly desk and the pros and cons of living in a lockdown.
A couple of pirate memory games from ages ago that are worth a go if you don’t mind retro-gaming and have a penchant for the Assassin’s Creed series.
A surprisingly long post about the latest Star Wars game from EA.
Having read somewhere that this 2016 first-person shooter had one of the best single player campaigns of recent years I just had to download it when it came up as a free monthly game on Playstation Plus and see if it was true. I was not disappointed…