I write about video games and horror-related items. Also, I wear a hat.
I'm finishing up my review for Electronic Super Joy and something just occurred to me. Whenever you secure a checkpoint, the game gives off an orgasmic moan (like, "OHH YEAH!" or "OOH LA LA!"). Any time you die, you return to the checkpoint and another groan plays. So basically, this game is getting off on your deaths. It's almost literally screwing you.
Opinion thus far: Legacy of the Wizard is a confusing slog.
Since my last update, I played completely through two PC games: UnderDread and Nihilumbra.
The former is a first-person horror-adventure, and not a good one at that. It's also a repackaged mobile port that used to be connected to Slender Man (Slender Man Origins 2 Saga), but had to ditch all relation to said character because they did not have his creator's blessing. As it turns out, Slender Man is not a public domain monster.
An origin story, a found-footage possession flick, a forgotten '80s film, and more recent English flick.
It's been a while since I've done one of these. Then again, I haven't had much time to write one up or watch many horror movies. For the most part, I've been devoting my free time to seeing if I can finish/win Alphabet Marathon. I had hoped to catch Last Shift and We Are Still Here (regardless of the harsh non-critic reviews it's been receiving), possibly even The Witch within the last few weeks, but all of my plans have fallen through. I did, however, watch:
Seasons in the abyss
I've put Clicker Heroes on hold. I'm gearing up for another ascension soon, but I've found another simple game that has caught my attention, which I'll be playing between sessions and such...
Like, very brief.
Clicker Heroes- Ascended, building up, waiting to ascend again. I should be there soon.
Joe & Mac (NES)- Played through the game. Man alive, did it take more effort than it was worth. I plan to start the review for this tonight, and it's not going to fare to well. I would like to play the SNES version to see how it compares. The 8-bit edition is pretty rough. I would almost say "lazily made," except the graphics are quite good for an NES title.
Year Walk- Played through this as well. I found it to be one of those games that ends with a light shrug. On the bright side, it's a bit spooky. Unfortunately, the bulk of the campaign consists of chasing a key. Review forthcoming.
Some Clicker Heroes, too.
I've breached Zone 600 in Clicker Heroes, so that's another milestone down. The last hero I leveled was Betty Clicker, bringing her to 2000. Dread Knight still gets a little love occasionally, but she's only up to level 650 or so. It's been a pain leveling her. I've debated pumping more money into Atlas, but as it is I've already got all of his skills paid for and that's good enough for now.
I finally beat that stupid platformer
It's been a few weeks since I last posted one of these. The reason is simple: I swore on the grave of some random stranger that I would beat Pid if it killed me. Well, that and I was working on reviews for White Mirror and X-Men: Wolverine's Rage, both of which are live.
Pid is a slog. Yeah, I beat it, but it took more effort than it should've. One review I read called it "harder than Super Meat Boy." No, it really isn't, but it is far less enjoyable. There are some neat and inventive stages, such as a playhouse from which you must exit without disrupting any of the dramas taking place. Sadly, though, the game suffers from an abundance of dull puzzles, wonky mechanics, and frustrating segments.