Pate’s Picks for Top 10 Games of the Decade

While West, Moose, and Luca argue about the best games of the decade, I thought someone should stop talking and finally put their foot down. Now, while the podcast boys discuss silly things such as ‘gameplay,’ ‘cultural impact,’ and ‘art design,’ I decided to take a look at something a little more definitive: fun. In this list, I am going to list off the ten games I had the most fun playing this past decade. So let’s put on our rose-colored glasses and think back to the gems of these last ten years.

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Xbox All Access, Microsoft’s Promise of the Best Value in Gaming

Microsoft just unveiled a limited-time subscription service, Xbox All Access, for not just games, but the console itself starting at $19.99 a month. Well, not exactly. You’ll essentially be signing up for a line of credit through a partnership Microsoft has with Citizens One. It’s going to feel like a subscription service because along with the console, you’ll get 24 months of Game Pass Ultimate (Includes Xbox Live, and Game Pass for console and PC), as well as an option to upgrade your console after 18 months. (Limited time 12-month console upgrade if you get an Xbox One X) Continue reading “Xbox All Access, Microsoft’s Promise of the Best Value in Gaming”

Ovivo PS4 Review – A quintessential platformer

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Many of the games I’ve played in the past that really put an emphasis on the art style usually lack when it comes to gameplay. Not that it means the gameplay is automatically going to be bad, but it’s going to feel limited. At least, this has always been my experience. You’ll maybe have just two or three buttons to mash, and the game won’t get much more complex than that. This is what I’ve thought about these different “Interactive art” style games that I’ve played in the past. That is until I played Ovivo, and I was pleasantly surprised at what the game turned out to be.

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There’s a Butcher Around Review

Welcome to a new edition of Five Dollar Dives! Today I am going to be looking at the indie horror game There’s a Butcher Around.

 

If you have played a horror game then you might know what to expect, but for the most part, I can say what you have in mind is not what this game is. While it does feature an interesting premise there are some things about it that cause the game to fall short. Continue reading “There’s a Butcher Around Review”