Things Games Teach Us: Dark Souls and Resolve


Walk into my suite on any recent given evening and you’ll be greeted by a wonderful chorus of profanity. My suitemates and I are in the throes of the Dark Souls franchise, with them working through Bloodborne and myself playing Dark Souls for the first time. They’re veterans so they know the ropes. I, however, am not faring quite as well. It took me nearly 50 hours just to get to the 5th boss and I’m only now getting the hang of it. Still, I’m determined to prevail. Suffice to say that when I finally slaughter whatever unholy critter waits for me as the final boss, it will be my crowning achievement in gaming. And to think, some people play this shit using only their fists without ever dying.

I’m a big believer in critical analysis of media, including videogames, and in the 60 tota...

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Master Quest #3!- The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D Review – 10.26.16.



A Brief Introduction

Well, we’ve finally made it to the big one: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. In truth, I wasn’t really sure what to expect when it came time to review Ocarina of Time, largely in part because I never actually played it up until now. I’ve been a masterrace elite PC gamer since I was a young ‘un and didn’t own a console until my mom got me a Nintendo Wii for my 11th birthday in 2007. Furthermore, the game’s heyday (late 90’s) occurred just a few years before I was really old enough to be into gaming anyway. Consequently, Ocarina of Time ended up being one of those games everybody always raves about that I just missed. I gave the remastered version on the 3DS a few tries but I only recently sat down and played it through...

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