Game graphics have come a long way since Pac-Man first gobbled up a few cherries while running from ghosts. While Grant was playing through Odinsphere, I was amazed by its beautiful aesthetic, but even more shocked by how hungry I got while watching it. Which got me thinking: Why is videogame so delicious looking? And, more importantly, why won’t anyone let me eat it?
Because I care about all of our readers, I wanted you to share in my pain. So, here are 6 games that make me drool.
Continue reading Don’t Play Hungry: 6 Game Foods You’ll Wish Weren’t Made Out of Pixels
Odin Sphere was one of the best and most underappreciated games on the PS2. If this month’s PS4 re-release Leifthrasir had simply been a remaster of the original game, with higher resolutions and framerates, you would still be reading a wholeheartedly positive review. It is a visual delight, a unique tactical experience, and the perfect example of how expert presentation can make a by-the-numbers story a thoroughly enjoyable experience.
To those of you who are already familiar with the original game and wondering if the PS4 version is worth your money, let me just say two things: Mercedes doesn’t suck, and picking up a book you’ve already completed puts you at the start of the Epilogue, not at Chapter 1. There. Go. Stop reading this and buy the game.
For the rest of you… Continue reading Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir- A PS2 Gem Somehow Made Shinier