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Did the Residence Answer My Questions?

Since playing Little Nightmares back in October, I have been anxiously awaiting the third and final Secrets of the Maw DLC so that we could finally learn all there is to know (more or less) about the Maw and its bizarre inhabitants.  If you’re curious to read a review about the game, I have already written one that I believe is still relevant, which can be found here.  This post will not be focusing on reviewing the game, but rather, the DLC and what, if anything, was answered with the release of the Residence on February 23. Continue reading Did the Residence Answer My Questions?

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Little Nightmares is More Like a Dream Come True

Over the years, I have had an increasingly strong belief that gaming was not quite what it used to be.  I was convinced that the “glory days” of the mid-90’s to early 2000’s had come to an end, for one reason or another.  I missed old-school platformers like Banjo-Kazooie.  I bemoaned the fact that many of my favorite series had either died off entirely or been reduced to husks of their former selves.

Fortunately, in recent months, I have come to shed these pessimistic sentiments, realizing in the process that such thoughts were, well, ridiculous.  Modern gaming is no better, and no worse, than it’s ever been.  It’s just different.  And that’s actually…a really good thing.  I mean, if Yooka-Laylee, a game released earlier this year, has taught me anything, it’s that resurrecting an old style of game that we all used to love is not the way to go.  That was then.  This is now.  Go ahead and enjoy the games of the past (I certainly do), but as far as the future of gaming is concerned, I need to stop focusing on what games USED to be like and instead set my sights on what they ARE today. Continue reading Little Nightmares is More Like a Dream Come True