Little Nightmares Playthrough on Virtual Bastion

Join Six, the little girl in the yellow raincoat, as she attempts to escape from the Maw and its monstrous inhabitants!

Video from YouTube User: Virtual Bastion

Evading the Teacher: A Little Nightmares Dream

The night of April 26, 2021, I dreamt of the terrifying school teacher from the horror game, Little Nightmares 2.  She is easily one of the most frightening things in the series, thanks largely to a neck that can stretch to horrifying lengths.  It is no wonder then that she would be the focus of my dreams, even when I finished the game a couple months ago.  I dreamt that I was competing with someone (no idea who he was, though) to see who could beat Little Nightmares 2 the quickest.  I felt I had an advantage because I, unlike my competitor, had beaten the game before, so it was not unexpected when I reached chapter 2 while he was still in chapter 1.

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I Have Mixed Feelings for Psychonauts

Recently, I’ve been hearing a lot about Psychonauts 2, the highly anticipated sequel to, well, the first Psychonauts game, which released all the way back in 2005.  Intrigued, I was not quite ready to jump straight into the sequel when I had yet to play the original, so I downloaded Psychonauts on my PS4 and gave it a try.  Having now completed the game, does it make me want to try the sequel?  Well, this review will soon answer that question, so read on, dear readers!

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Eventide: Slavic Fable: Demo Review

In the recent past, I played the demo for a casual puzzle game called Grim Legends 2.  It would appear that Artifex Mundi is responsible for a lot of similar games, as I also had the opportunity to try out the demo for Eventide: Slavic Fable, another fantasy-themed puzzle game with gorgeous artwork.  Though this one takes place in modern times, we spend the entire demo in a Slavic Heritage Park where creatures from Slavic mythology coexist peacefully with humans.

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Limbo: Does It Live Up to Its Successor?

In the past, I reviewed an amazing indie horror game called Inside.  Before this game blessed us with its eerie presence, Playdead released another game you may have heard of by the name of LimboLimbo seemed to be a big deal at the time, though after watching a brief playthrough of the first chunk of the game online, I ended up losing interest.  When the game went on sale, I decided I would give it another chance to live up to the hype.

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The Duck Dreams of Frustrating Donuts

The night of June 15, 2021, I dreamt that I was going to have this operation.  I don’t know what kind it was, but the doctor was very kind, and I felt very peaceful and not scared in the slightest.  It was odd because the dream should have been stressful, but the whole time, I had this overwhelming sense that everything was going to be okay.

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Grim Legends 2: Demo Review

When perusing the demos available on the PS4, I came across a plethora of games by the developer Artifex Mundi, which all seemed to be point-and-click puzzle games with fantasy themes and colorful graphics. Intrigued to try something a bit different, but overwhelmed by my choices, I started with Grim Legends 2: Song of the Dark Swan, as it seemed to be the most highly rated.

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Inside: Horror Done Right

On my ongoing quest to catch up on many of the highly praised indie games out there, it was only a matter of time before I played Inside (created by the same people who made another well-known indie game, Limbo).  Having already seen a playthrough online, I still couldn’t help but buy this game for myself when it went on sale for roughly $2 (I mean, how could I pass up such a good deal?).  Even though the surprises had since been spoiled for me, was Inside still worth it?  Well, dear readers, the review below will answer that question…

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There’s More to Explore in Outer Wilds: Echoes of the Eye

When I played Outer Wilds earlier this year, it quickly became one of my favorite games of all time, where you must solve the mysteries of your solar system in a 22-minute time limit that always ends in a supernova.  Progression was tied solely to knowledge gained throughout your adventure, so if you knew what you were doing, you could beat the game in roughly 30 minutes.  This made for one of the most amazing gaming experiences I’ve had in recent memory…that I’ll never be able to play again.  Fortunately, to make up for being one of the least replayable games in existence, we were recently blessed with DLC called Echoes of the Eye.  So was it able to fill the Outer Wilds-shaped void in my heart?  Well, read on to find out.

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