Friday, June 12, 2015

Ether One is A Buggy Disappointment - The Take Your Time Review

Quick Note: Aspiring to be on the same level as other famous first-person exploration games, such as Gone Home, Ether One is a buggy disappointment that makes it hard to play and the story even harder to follow the plot. All of its potential can't help make this game good. I would recommend skipping this one.

As more and more tools become available for smaller developers to create and publish games to the mass audience, the first-person adventure genre seems to become almost as common as first-person shooters. There's a reason why these types of games are so popular: they put the person inside the game. There is a feeling of being involved that is harder to emulate when you create character for players to control rather than allowing the user to feel like it is he/she inside the game. Ether One is one of the newer first-person adventure games to join the fold, but it just doesn't live up to the greater options out there.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Gamers Source #12 - Fallout 4 is Happening and E3 Leaks Abound

Image courtesy of Kotaku.
Welcome to the Gamer's Source, your weekly destination for gaming information! Bethesda blew us away with the announcement of Fallout 4 plus a ton of game announcements and leaks this week. So, without further ado, your news...

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Class Field Trips to the Battle Field - The Final Fantasy Type-0 Take Your Time Review

Quick Note: The fast paced combat satisfies, especially with the numerous options available to you, but the story falls off on the last chapter and the camera can make you nauseous. The combat makes it a great game for newbies and old fans alike, though not for the hardcore JRPG gamers.

Final Fantasy has been on a downhill slope for quite some time. Love them or hate them, the Final Fantasy XIII games have left a bad taste in a majority of fans of mouths (including this fan). Despite Final Fantasy Type-0 having more to like than the previously released games of the Fabula Nova Crystallis series, it's still lacking the punch of entries of yesteryear.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Gamers Source #11 - June's Free Games and Konami Clarifies its Future

Image courtesy of Polygon.
Welcome to the Gamer's Source, your weekly destination for gaming information! Sony and Microsoft have announced June's free games for their platforms and Konami has gone on record about it's 'Mobile First' future. So, without further ado, your news...