Even with my expectations set low compared to more recent musuo titles, I was still left disappointed.
"Bea's response is that the most terrifying things in life are deeply boring. Cruel bosses, getting sick without health insurance, the rent going up year after year - life doesn't need ghosts and zombies to be scary."
When I first saw advertisements for the original Bravely Default, I was so excited to get my hands on a traditional JRPG from the company behind the classic Final Fantasy titles. Final Fantasy had lost its way in my mind and Squeenix's last attempt at something more traditional (Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light)... Continue Reading →
When I wrote that article and described my ideal farming sim as "Harvest Moon but Depressed," I never imagined that a day would come when I would play the game that scratched that itch. Yet in 2020's (after)life sim Spiritfarer, I found the melancholy I sought - plus a little hope to go along with it.
As a kid I never finished A LInk to the Past - now that SNES Online allowed me to revisit it, I can finally say farewell to this classic Zelda title.