So as I have discussed in detail the game of Vampire the Masquerade as well as to a lesser extent the other games from the World of Darkness mythos. But I have not discussed in any great detail the spin offs that the games have created. White Wolf Publishing is no strangers to other forums of media when it comes to their product. Nope, the roleplaying company has found new ground in the realms of television and video games. Most of which have been hit and miss… Well a lot more miss than hit as some have been rather appalling and almost all of them have slipped into obscurity. Kindred: The Embraced was absolute trash that I will review some day in the future and few people, even WoD fans knows that there is a Hunter: The Reckoning video game series or a game called Vampire the Masquerade: Redemption even exist. But out of all of these games and TV Shows there is one bright and shining gem of the series that tends to be heralded as a fantastic game by fans, critics, and non-fans alike and that is Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines. The game that truly portrays the gritty and gothic punk atmosphere of its source material, Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines brings the World of Darkness to life while keeping it in the fun and immersive world of Los Angeles complete with excellent RPG and level up mechanics. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines”
And now we reach the point in the Retrospective where we talk about my favorite Resident Evil game of the entire series. No joke, Resident Evil 3: Nemesis is my favorite game in the entire franchise and one of my favorite video games of all time.
It just feels like the perfect storm of what I look for in a zombie survival horror game. An interesting setting, interesting characters, the constant fear of being stalked by this massive unstoppable creature, the game I feel is just the crowning achievement of what could be done with the PS1 and to this day I wish that they would remake the game like the did with the first game. Just the same game with PS3 graphics. Continue reading “Tanner’s Resident Evil Retrospective: RE3: Nemesis”