Tag: characters

UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception

UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception is a fun follow-up to UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves. Gamers who enjoy cinematic action narratives and UNCHARTED fans will probably enjoy it. The plot in UNCHARTED 3 is not as intriguing as the previous two installments, the action is mostly familiar, but it still delivers solidly awesome game play and an entertaining cinema-like game experience. General…

UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves

Playing UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves directly after completing UNCHARTED: Drake’s Fortune, which I enjoyed quite a bit, I approached the sequel with the expectation that I’d be entertained at least as much as the first game. UNCHARTED 2 slightly exceeded my expectations in some ways, surprised me in a few key areas, and above all delivered a cracking game play experience. First thing’s first. Like UNCHARTED:…

UNCHARTED: Drake’s Fortune

I began playing this game knowing very little about it. I knew that a couple of my friends had played and liked it. I didn’t know a thing about the premise, hadn’t read any reviews, any blog posts, nor had I recalled hearing buzz about it, either positive or negative. I didn’t have a PS3 when UNCHARTED: Drake’s Fortune was…

Odin Sphere: The Story So Far

It’s been about a month since I last played Odin Sphere. On Sunday I played for six, maybe seven, hours (with a break in the middle), finishing the “Valkyrie” story and making, I think, significant progress in “The Pooka Prince” story. I finished “Valkyrie” in a little over ten hours, and I played about five hours of “The Pooka Prince”.…

Comparing Female Protagonists: Portal and Mirror’s Edge

Over at The Hathor Legacy, a blog about women and gender issues in media, Kris Ligman wrote a post comparing Portal (2007)and Mirror’s Edge (2008). I disagreed with most of it, and I will go through the main points. Ligman asserts that Mirror’s Edge was trying to copy Portal, and based upon superficial evidence, she draws comparisons between the two characters and the marketing of the…