Lightning Returns: A Gorgeous Magical Girl Versace Shawl Draped Over a Macy’s Pantsuit

This week, two and a half years after it was released, I finally completed the final entry in the Final Fantasy XIII saga. Lightning Returned into my heart and gave me  more than a satisfying conclusion to the giant cliffhanger we were left on in XIII-2. Outside of the ending, though, I can’t really say… Read More Lightning Returns: A Gorgeous Magical Girl Versace Shawl Draped Over a Macy’s Pantsuit

A Link Between Worlds Rekindles My Non-Hate of Handheld Zelda Games

The Zelda Univserse is a pretty convoluted one, with canonical time travel, reincarnations and parallel dimensions all existing and connecting each of the games into one story. Even so, a direct sequel revisiting the same kingdom from an older game isn’t thing that happens frequently. The Phantom Hour Glass and Spirit Tracks were all sequels… Read More A Link Between Worlds Rekindles My Non-Hate of Handheld Zelda Games

Bioshock Infinite: There’s Always a Man, Always a Lighthouse, Always a City.

My final and maybe biggest problem with the game is another call back to the older titles: the player character is a white man looking for something and/or trying to escape a terrible past. This issue wouldn’t be really new when so many other games chose a straight, white man, between the age of 26… Read More Bioshock Infinite: There’s Always a Man, Always a Lighthouse, Always a City.