Tag Archives: Critique

Spelunky, Analysis You Can “Trust”!

Whats your favorite indie game? What would you say is the best indie game ever? Undertale, Stardew Valley, Limbo, Minecraft, Braid, Superhot, Cuphead, Fez, The Stanley Parable? Those are some good answers but unfortunately, they’re all the wrong answer. The right answer is, of course, Spelunky. The HD Xbox 360 version…and the PS3 and PC version because they’re the same. Now I haven’t played every indie game out there, but then again why would I need to when I’ve already played the best one. Continue reading

To Hammer Home a Point

On Sunday I wrote a post titled ‘Why Have FIFA Games Got Worse?‘, the purpose of this article was to try to pinpoint what has caused this decline that I perceive as happening (I’m sure some disagree). After a brief talk with the blogs other resident words guy, he made his feelings on the topic clear, pointing to microtransactions as the downfall of the series. This links into EA neglecting other areas of the title – such as career mode. Also, evidence backing up this point of view is clear through the numbers: each copy of FIFA released in 2016 made $121 off a $60 initial price tag. Continue reading