In the old days, armies of play testers had to make sure that games were nearly perfect at launch, because patching them was next to impossible. Today, early buyers of games have become unpaid play testers, patches come out frequently, and The Skirmisher thinks it’s weakening videogames.
Alder’s Blood is a tactical combat game with extreme horror elements. It actually mixes quite a few different genres into a beautiful and bloody gameplay mix that is sure to please those who enjoy dark stories and intense turn-based combat.
Due to many circumstances beyond his control, Neal missed out on most of the current generation of consoles and the war between PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. He instead settled for a Switch. But now, he’ll be able to get one of the new consoles when they launch. The question is, which one?
Like most of us, Neal is celebrating some of the remastered titles that are in the pipeline for us, like Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2. But as cool as remakes have become, wouldn’t it just be better if we had full backwards compatibility?
While he is not one to complain too much about good games, Skirmisher Sayatovich is getting a little bit tired of seeing pointless and excessive sequels that follow on to, yes, more of the same. Those titles tend to flood the game industry these days, and players are starting to drown.
Operencia: The Stolen Sun is a unique tactical RPG with a plot based on Hungarian folklore. It’s also a visually stunning game with good voice acting, so definitely a must-play title for role-players looking for something a little bit different.
This week Skirmisher Sayatovich celebrates the fact that one of his favorite groups of all time, Swedish metal band In Flames, came out with an 8-bit videogame music version of their new album. He loves it so much, he wonders what other bands would sound great in 8-bit.
This week Skirmisher Sayatovich looks at a few emulators that might let him relive some of the glory days of his videogaming past, and get ahead of the coronavirus lockdown blues. But will Legend of Dragoon forever be a dream for him?
Having conquered the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC through Steam, the deck-building, card battling Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales adventure makes its play on the Nintendo Switch. We dive into its colorful and deadly world to see if Thronebreaker has another winning hand.
Hero Must Die. Again is an unusual role-playing game where the goal is to make the most of the five days you have to live so that you can earn better and better funerals at the end. And if that sounds like a terrible concept for a game, you are probably right.