Favorite Video Games of 2017

This year was a genuine joy for me in regards to gaming. I played some great indies, enjoyed some stellar open-world RPGs, tried a JRPG for the first time, and bought a Switch, bringing me back in touch with Nintendo. From innovative indies like Snipperclips to much anticipated AAA titles like Destiny 2, gamers of all sorts had more options and opportunities for both unique … Continue reading Favorite Video Games of 2017

Persona 5: Initial Thoughts

After hearing all the hype for Persona 5, I was finding it hard to resist a purchase. I was unsuccessful in finding the game locally, apparently it’s popular or something, and instead decided to order it online. It arrived this past weekend, and I’ve been playing it in my free time since.image1Persona 5 is my first JRPG. That might be surprising, but my time gaming typically involves first-person shooters, survival games, and, mostly, Western RPGs. RPGs tend to rank among my favorite video games which probably contributed to my uncertainty when considering Persona 5. I knew it would be different and probably challenge my expectations, but that could be a good thing, right? Continue reading “Persona 5: Initial Thoughts”