Tag: Choose Your Own Adventure

Mini Review: Life is Strange

headerSo… Once again, I find myself swamped with graduate work and not enough time to get a full review on. So… Instead of making another quick post, I decided to write a mini review of a 2015 game that I missed, Life is Strange. A ‘choose your own adventure’ style of game that gives many alternate paths akin to other favorites of mine like Telltale’s The Walking Dead and Until Dawn. The game offers five episodes and more alternate paths then I can even count. Tragically, it has gone past the cut off date for most of my reviews now so I didn’t want to give it a full review or even a From the Vaults review. But I thought I would just give my general feel of the game and call it a day. Continue reading “Mini Review: Life is Strange”

Tanner Reviews Until Dawn

Until_Dawn_cover_artAs most of you are well aware, I have a hard on for Telltale’s The Walking Dead. I am a sucker when it comes to a story that is well told and allows you to choose which path you want to travel down. It makes me even more giddy that this trend is being picked up by other developers and games like Until Dawn are being released to the masses. This game came to my attention by my wonderful girlfriend Kitty who had just watched Markiplier have a play through of the game. After I heard of her glowing appraisal, combined with the fact that it was a PS4 exclusive, I decided that it was high time that I upgraded my consoles to the next generation, and give the game a go. I have to admit that I was not disappointed in the slightest. It may be a little on rails, but with the combination of a great 80’s throwback story and a game that truly lets you dictate the outcome of the game, Until Dawn is one of the next generation games that lives up to the hype of a next generation game. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews Until Dawn”