Sekiro: First Impressions

I need to unlearn everything my Dark Souls III playthrough taught me. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is a different beast altogether. Anyone following my various ramblings on my blog might remember that Sekiro was one of my Four Picks for 2019. We should be afraid. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is a brand new IP from the developers of Dark Souls and Bloodborne, and … Continue reading Sekiro: First Impressions

The (Un)Importance of Story

This blog post was supposed to be easy... The intent was to briefly discuss the overused generalisation "Story is everything", fundamentally disagree with it, and conclude with "Gameplay is everything". Job done. However, in committing thoughts to the written word, I seem to have spun myself a web of questions. Can narrative get in the … Continue reading The (Un)Importance of Story