Fe, A wordless adventure

Released in 2018 by EA, Fe is an audio-visual focused story about a little creature named Fe. After a brief tutorial, you begin your adventure into the wild to figure out the story of the forest. By communicating with the animals in the wild, you are guided through an adventure. There will be some spoilers in the story section, so if you want to remain spoiler-free, please skip ahead.
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Running Ninja Review

The Ninja jumps from platform to platform trying to climb through the room

Welcome to this edition of Five Dollar Dives, where I will be reviewing the game Running Ninja.

This game had me a little surprised. While I did get some of what I expected, a few of the game’s mechanics did have me raising an eyebrow. Not in a bad way though, as I was left thinking, “Well that’s interesting.” There is definitely some missed potential. However, considering the price that I paid for it, I was not expecting anything ground breaking.

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Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Review — A New Twist

Preface

At the time of writing this review I have only played part of Pokémon Sun and maybe a month of Pokémon GO. The Legend of Zelda took most of my time as a kid so I missed the Pokémon franchise. That being said, if I describe aspects of the game and it is old news to you – please take the previous statements into consideration. I stopped playing Pokémon GO a while ago, and therefore deleted the game from phone. I will not be going over the integration from Pokémon GO to Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Continue reading “Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Review — A New Twist”

The Devil’s Calculator Review

Welcome to this week’s edition of Five Dollar Dives, where I will be reviewing the game The Devil’s Calculator.

If you love math, then The Devil’s Calculator is for you. If math is not your thing, then this game is likely going to be a pass for you. I wanted to give this game a try as most educational games tend to fall flat. I was hoping that this game would ignite my personal interest in mathematics, but I think a passionate teacher would be able to do that much more effectively.

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Anthem: A brutally honest review

Anthem

BioWare’s Anthem is not a good game.

Anthem is a fantastic game, but it is buried under countless design mistakes and a heaping pile of bugs that have become the industry standard. Earlier, I wrote a review based on my experience with the demo, which was limited and shared only a brief look into the game proper. Now, with over 40 hours clocked, and all available story and side content finished, I have come to offer you my thoughts on the Anthem experience.

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Crackdown 3 is not all it’s cracked up to be

Since the announcement at E3 in 2014, Crackdown 3 has been in development hell for at least five years. Since then, the game has seen trouble, from numerous delays to losing its co-developer team to Epic Games. Cloudgine, which was acquired by Epic in 2018, is the company behind the cloud-based physics and destruction technology.

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AWAKE – Definitive Edition Review

Welcome to this week’s edition of Five Dollar Dives, where I will be reviewing the game AWAKE.

What first caught my attention with this game was the style of graphics, although the tagline on the store page also piqued my interest: “It was supposed to be a romantic trip… but turned into a brutal murder scene.” From this description, I was not expecting a point and click game. I am hesitant to call it an adventure game as you do not get much time to do things.

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