Tag: Narrative

  • Honesty in Loss – God of War (2018) Review

    Honesty in Loss – God of War (2018) Review

    By Terry Randolph Loss. It’s a permanent, powerful presence appearing in life at some juncture or another. Whether it’s saying goodbye to a home, friends, relationships, or a loved one, it rears its ugly head in ways that are mystifyingly profound. We all handle its presence differently; some romanticize it, hoping it lessens the painful…

    By Terry Randolph Loss. It’s a permanent, powerful presence appearing in life at some juncture or another. Whether it’s saying goodbye to a home, friends, relationships, or a loved one, it rears its ugly head in ways that are mystifyingly profound. We all handle its presence differently; some romanticize it, hoping it lessens the painful…

  • Hold on Loosely – Guardians of the Galaxy Review

    Hold on Loosely – Guardians of the Galaxy Review

    Release Date: Episode 2: Under Pressure – June 6, 2017 Episode 3: More Than a Feeling – August 22, 2017 Episode 4: Who Needs You? – October 10, 2017 Episode 5: Don’t Stop Believing – November 7, 2017 Developer: TellTale Games Publisher: TellTale Games Genre: Third Person Perspective, Platformer, Action-Adventure System: Xbox One (Reviewed),  Playstation…

    Release Date: Episode 2: Under Pressure – June 6, 2017 Episode 3: More Than a Feeling – August 22, 2017 Episode 4: Who Needs You? – October 10, 2017 Episode 5: Don’t Stop Believing – November 7, 2017 Developer: TellTale Games Publisher: TellTale Games Genre: Third Person Perspective, Platformer, Action-Adventure System: Xbox One (Reviewed),  Playstation…

  • Batman: The Enemy Within: Episode 2 – The Pact Review

    Batman: The Enemy Within: Episode 2 – The Pact Review

    Release Date: October 3rd, 2017 Rated: M for Mature Developer: TellTale Games Producer: TellTale Games Genre: Point and Click, Narrative Focus Platform: Xbox One (played and reviewed), Playstation 4, PC Inevitably, every series ends up having an episode cramming in tons of exposition to set up the hooks necessary for the narrative. It is easy arguing that the pilot…

    Release Date: October 3rd, 2017 Rated: M for Mature Developer: TellTale Games Producer: TellTale Games Genre: Point and Click, Narrative Focus Platform: Xbox One (played and reviewed), Playstation 4, PC Inevitably, every series ends up having an episode cramming in tons of exposition to set up the hooks necessary for the narrative. It is easy arguing that the pilot…

  • TellTale’s Batman: Enemy Within: Episode 1 – The Enigma Review

    TellTale’s Batman: Enemy Within: Episode 1 – The Enigma Review

    Release Date: August 8th, 2017 Rated: M for Mature Developer: TellTale Games Producer: TellTale Games Genre: Point and Click, Narrative Focus Platform: Xbox One (played and reviewed), Playstation 4, PC As cannot be said enough, thank you to TellTale Games for providing a review copy of this game! Tonality and direction are pivotal when setting up a story’s delivery of theme…

    Release Date: August 8th, 2017 Rated: M for Mature Developer: TellTale Games Producer: TellTale Games Genre: Point and Click, Narrative Focus Platform: Xbox One (played and reviewed), Playstation 4, PC As cannot be said enough, thank you to TellTale Games for providing a review copy of this game! Tonality and direction are pivotal when setting up a story’s delivery of theme…

  • TellTale’s The Walking Dead Season 3: Ep. 5 From the Gallows Review

    TellTale’s The Walking Dead Season 3: Ep. 5 From the Gallows Review

    Release Date: May 30, 2017 Developer: TellTale Games Publisher: TellTale Games Rating: M for Mature Genre: Interactive Storytelling, Click and point Platforms: Xbox One, Playstation 4, iOs, Android, Mac, PC/Steam TellTale has always been narratively ambitious with their The Walking Dead series. Each season routinely examines the concepts of family and the human condition through…

    Release Date: May 30, 2017 Developer: TellTale Games Publisher: TellTale Games Rating: M for Mature Genre: Interactive Storytelling, Click and point Platforms: Xbox One, Playstation 4, iOs, Android, Mac, PC/Steam TellTale has always been narratively ambitious with their The Walking Dead series. Each season routinely examines the concepts of family and the human condition through…

  • TellTale’s The Walking Dead: Season 3: A New Frontier Episode 4: Thicker Than Water Review

    TellTale’s The Walking Dead: Season 3: A New Frontier Episode 4: Thicker Than Water Review

    Release Date: April 25th, 2017 Developer: TellTale Games Publisher: TellTale Games Genre: Third Person Perspective, Platformer, Action-Adventure System: Xbox One (Reviewed), Playstation 4,, PC, Mac, Android, iPhone For the first time in a long time, Walking Dead has forced me to face the consequences of every decision I’d made up until this episode. I had…

    Release Date: April 25th, 2017 Developer: TellTale Games Publisher: TellTale Games Genre: Third Person Perspective, Platformer, Action-Adventure System: Xbox One (Reviewed), Playstation 4,, PC, Mac, Android, iPhone For the first time in a long time, Walking Dead has forced me to face the consequences of every decision I’d made up until this episode. I had…

  • TellTale’s The Walking Dead: Season 3: A New Frontier – Episode 1: Ties That Bind, Pt. 1 Review

    TellTale’s The Walking Dead: Season 3: A New Frontier – Episode 1: Ties That Bind, Pt. 1 Review

    First, I want to apologize for having completed this review a little over a month since the game’s premiere. However, I want to say I appreciate you all who continue to read our work and follow our content and hope this review is worth the wait. Release Date: December 20, 2016 Developer: TellTale Games Publisher: TellTale…

    First, I want to apologize for having completed this review a little over a month since the game’s premiere. However, I want to say I appreciate you all who continue to read our work and follow our content and hope this review is worth the wait. Release Date: December 20, 2016 Developer: TellTale Games Publisher: TellTale…

  • Batman: A TellTale Series – Episode 5: City of Light Review

    Batman: A TellTale Series – Episode 5: City of Light Review

    Release Date: December 13, 2016 Developer: TellTale Games Publisher: TellTale Games Genre: Third Person Perspective, Platformer, Action-Adventure System: Xbox One (Reviewed), Xbox 360, Playstation 4, Playstation 3, PC, Mac, Android, iPhone Batman: A TellTale Series is a flawed, often promising story bogged by consistent technical issues and unevenly weighted storytelling. In many respects, it’s a…

    Release Date: December 13, 2016 Developer: TellTale Games Publisher: TellTale Games Genre: Third Person Perspective, Platformer, Action-Adventure System: Xbox One (Reviewed), Xbox 360, Playstation 4, Playstation 3, PC, Mac, Android, iPhone Batman: A TellTale Series is a flawed, often promising story bogged by consistent technical issues and unevenly weighted storytelling. In many respects, it’s a…

  • New Review – Batman: A TellTale Series Episode 3: New World Order

    New Review – Batman: A TellTale Series Episode 3: New World Order

    Release Date: October 25, 2016 Developer: TellTale Games Publisher: TellTale Games Genre: Third Person Perspective, Platformer, Action-Adventure System: Xbox One (Reviewed), Xbox 360, Playstation 4, Playstation 3, PC, Mac, Android, iPhone “When we hit our lowest point, we are open to the greatest change.” – Aang, The Legend of Korra Everyone knows that, in order…

    Release Date: October 25, 2016 Developer: TellTale Games Publisher: TellTale Games Genre: Third Person Perspective, Platformer, Action-Adventure System: Xbox One (Reviewed), Xbox 360, Playstation 4, Playstation 3, PC, Mac, Android, iPhone “When we hit our lowest point, we are open to the greatest change.” – Aang, The Legend of Korra Everyone knows that, in order…

  • Batman: A TellTale Series – Episode 2: Children of Arkham Review

    Batman: A TellTale Series – Episode 2: Children of Arkham Review

    Release Date: September 20, 2016 Developer: TellTale Games Publisher: TellTale Games Genre: Third Person Perspective, Platformer, Action-Adventure System: Xbox One (Reviewed), Xbox 360, Playstation 4, Playstation 3, PC, Mac, Android, iPhone Before beginning this review, I would like to thank TellTale again for providing a review code for the whole season of Batman: A Telltale…

    Release Date: September 20, 2016 Developer: TellTale Games Publisher: TellTale Games Genre: Third Person Perspective, Platformer, Action-Adventure System: Xbox One (Reviewed), Xbox 360, Playstation 4, Playstation 3, PC, Mac, Android, iPhone Before beginning this review, I would like to thank TellTale again for providing a review code for the whole season of Batman: A Telltale…