My first gaming console was a Game Boy Color my mother received in exchange for some nursing books when I was about eight years old. It was bundled with Super Mario Land and Donkey Kong, though I never managed to get very far in either. I was terrible at sidescrollers and platformers and lacked the patience needed to keep going each time I died. Over the years as I’ve traded up to different consoles and games graphics and mechanics have improved, I’ve avoided sidescrollers and platformers like the Castlevania series, convinced that I simply wasn’t good at them. (more…)
Game Enjambment is a reoccurring poetry series on games and gaming.
With Kingdom Hearts III due out in January, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately about one of the game’s protagonists, Riku, and how his story throughout the series is so inextricably tied to Sora.
Release Date: 2018
Note: Sidequest was provided with a copy of The Piano for PC in exchange for a fair and honest review.
The Piano, an adventure/survival horror indie game by one-man studio Mistaken Visions, could be great—but chances are I’ll never know. (more…)
Overwatch has balance issues. (more…)
E3 2018 unveiled a flood of upcoming games for those of us who were lucky enough to be there or watching the proceedings on Twitch and YouTube. Personally, I think the week’s biggest highlights were Devolver’s hilariously entertaining conference full of blood, sarcasm, and Mahria Zook’s incredible acting; the beautiful same-sex kiss shown in the The Last of Us Part II trailer; and the three trailers for Kingdom Hearts III—due out January 29th, 2019—that Square Enix generously graced us with. (more…)