Lee Chesnalavage

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    The Surge 2: The Kraken DLC Review (PlayStation 4)

    The Kraken is The Surge 2’s first DLC package, and this self-contained tale takes place on the washed-up VBS Krakow. The Krakow is a retired airship carrier that has been repurposed as a post-war American utopia, except by the time you board the retrofitted military vessel it has been...
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    What Sony Can Learn From the Inside Xbox May Stream

    Fans were left disappointed by Microsoft’s Inside Xbox stream on Thursday because gameplay was promised and that promise was met by a dismal display of actual gameplay. Sure, there were brief glimpses of it to let gamers know what to anticipate later this year but calling your stream a...
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    Why Dying is Essential in Children of Morta

    There are many reasons why Children of Morta is a remarkable game but the one reason that has taken root in my mind is how the simple act of dying serves a much greater purpose. Children of Morta is a grindy RPG Roguelike about the Bergson family and their...
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    Hidden Through Time Review (Switch)

    When I first heard about Hidden Through Time I was quite excited. Here was a game that was putting a spin on Where’s Wally, by sending you on journey through the ages to find hidden objects instead of the famous white-and-red evader. The idea of building your own maps...
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    Sparklite Review (PlayStation 4)

    Sparklite is a classic top-down action-adventure that treads familiar ground in a way that is bound to please Legend of Zelda fans. It’s not a Zelda clone at all, which is what I initially took it for, but it has a colourful and cute charm that took me back...
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    Arise: A Simple Story Review (PlayStation 4)

    Arise: A Simple Story is, as the title implies, a non-convoluted tale of a man reliving his most precious memories in his own personal Purgatory. You see, at the start of the game the nameless Old Man is cremated on a funeral pyre, and instead of waking in Heaven...
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    Solo: Islands of the Heart Revved-View (PlayStation 4)

    Inspired by the limited word count of social media and the quick-fire, unfiltered conversations that take place inside of them, Revved-Views is where I will attempt to review a game as concisely and as informal as possible. We’re all friends here, so rev your engines and come on this...
  • My Time With Degrees of Separation

    I love a good puzzle game but time-and-time again I find myself losing interest, either because of the difficulty (and I admit, I’m terrible at adapting to in-game logic) or because the game feels like a series of minigames that lack focus or direction. Focus or direction is important...
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    The Surge 2: First Two Hours (and a bit…)

    I’ve never played Dark Souls or Bloodborne but I have played The Surge, and although I’m not fond of the Soulslike genre The Surge’s sci-fi setting had me hooked from the get-go. It should come as no surprise then, that I was excited to play The Surge 2. From...