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Cat Quest (PS4 Game)

By Gentlebros
4
Rated by Rachel C.
Jul 9, 2018

Sometimes you want to play a game that is deep and meaningful, with intricate gameplay and insight into human nature, that will draw you in for weeks on end.


Sometimes you just want some cute fluff you can knock out in a matter of hours.


This is definitely the latter.


The creator's site describes Cat Quest as being influenced by The Legend of Zelda, Final Fantasy, and Skyrim, and it really shows.


A playful parody, completely aware of its own silliness, this game is just a pure delight. It's packed with classic video game tropes like the silent protagonist with a talkative companion

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom

By Bandai Namco
4
Rated by Rachel C.
Jul 17, 2018

Before I say anything else, I just want to say, without qualifications, that I had a lot of fun playing this game.


I've previously talked about the first game in this series, but you're not going to be missing masses of plot if you start in with this one. There's a shared world—separated by centuries and what looks to be some continent-reshaping disasters—a similar art style, a handful of inside jokes, and a mythologized retelling of the first game's plot. Literally everything else is different.


The battle system is one of the biggest changes. Rather than throwing your creatures into

The Last Guardian (PS4)

By Team ICO
4
Rated by Rachel C.
Mar 22, 2017

I need to preface this review with a disclaimer: if you are a person for whom clunky controls are a deal-breaker, you might want to watch a Let’s Play on YouTube.  If you can tolerate poor mechanics for the sake of an utterly amazing absolutely everything else, then by all means, play this game.


I’ve been waiting for The Last Guardian for a decade. Shadow of the Colossus is one of my all-time favorite games, right up there with Chrono Trigger and Vagrant Story, so I was eager to see more from the same team. I even bought a PS3, knowing that TLG was going to be exclusive on it.  And then it