6 Video Game Cinematic Soundtracks that Help Me Focus on Bad Mental Health Days

Musical scores are my favourite genre of music. Instrumental and classical sounds are my go-to sanctuary for virtually every single bout of stress that comes my way. The comfort in the notes and the melodies are akin to a combination of meditation and the soothing effects of a hug from someone who brings me the most peace in my life. Even so, there are very few that I can listen to over and over again without getting bored or terribly restless.

My Top 3 Favourite Character Classes in Rogue Legacy 2

One of the elements that tend to make me return to a specific video game over and over again are character classes, particularly if I’m playing an action-RPG or a roguelike. Rogue Legacy 2 is my favourite roguelike (also known as a rogue-lite) to have been released within the past year. In my First Impressions, I went over a lot of the gameplay aspects that I enjoy, including the various class options. Today, I wanted to shine a spotlight on my top three favourite classes to play, and some of the reasons why I consistently make time to visit this game at on a weekly basis.

2021 Video Game Releases that I’m Hyperactively Happy For! (February to May)

With the quarantine shenanigans following us like a homing tornado straight into 2021, my biggest salve from the stress and anxiety of this Pandemic Era has been video games. I’ve played more games in the last year or so than I have in many years prior combined. It’s been fucking fantastic and I’m not about to slow down anytime soon. As such, I thought it would be neat to chat about a few of my most-anticipated games hitting shelves in the first half of the year.

Batman: Arkham City (PC) – A Supremely Splendid Open-World Stealth Game with Brilliant Boss Fights & Familiar Old Villains

Batman: Arkham City is a single-player, stealth action-adventure game that was originally released in 2011. It was developed by Rocksteady Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and is a direct sequel to the 2009 title, Batman: Arkham Asylum. I returned to this game nine years after its initial release for a second playthrough…

Batman: Arkham Asylum – A Gismo-Fuelled Ride of Badassery Inspired by the Dark Knight’s Comic Book Origins

Batman: Arkham Asylum is a single-player, action-adventure game that was originally released in 2009. It was developed by Rocksteady Studios and Published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.  It is one of my favourite additions to the Batman franchise and is also considered to be one of the best video games ever released, which is a…

Ghost Files: The Face of Guilt – A Beautiful Hidden Object Game with Cool Inquisitive Puzzles & a Decent Supernatural Story

Ghost Files: The Face of Guilt is a supernatural hidden object game (HOG) that was developed by Brave Giant LTD and published by Artifex Mundi. It’s also the first title in a relatively new investigative series. Ghost Files: The Face of Guilt follows a detective named Emily Meyer who works for the Boston Police Department.…

Batman: Arkham Asylum – A Phenomenal Rendering of One of the Greatest Franchises of All-Time – Video Game First Impressions

Batman: Arkham Asylum is a single-player, action-adventure game that was originally released in 2009. It was developed by Rocksteady Studios and Published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.  Since its initial debut, it has been released on multiple platforms, with various editions, and is considered to be one of the best video games ever made. Batman:…

Beyond: Two Souls – A Stunningly Cinematic Interactive Drama with an Outstanding Character-centric Storyline

Beyond: Two Souls is an interactive drama, action-adventure game that was developed by Quantic Dream studios and written by David Cage (Heavy Rain, Detroit: Become Human). Going into this game, I knew that it was going to be a story-driven ride of intense situations as I’ve played through Cage’s other works. What I wasn’t expecting…

5 Awesome Reasons You Should Play the Horror Puzzle-Platformer, Little Nightmares

Content Warning: Disturbing imagery Little Nightmares is a horror action-adventure puzzle platformer that was published by Bandai Namco Entertainment in 2017. This single-player game follows a little girl that is dressed up in a yellow raincoat. We quickly learn that she’s trapped in a place referred to as the Maw, which is a mysterious ship…