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

Stardew Valley: Revisited

  Sometime in 2015 I heard about an indie project called Stardew Valley. It piqued my interest because of its similarities with the Harvest Moon franchise, which has always held a place in my heart. When ConcernedApe’s game released in February of 2016, I immediately made the purchase. I even wrote a short piece on my previous blog (now re-posted here on The Gaming Teacher … Continue reading Stardew Valley: Revisited

Stardew Valley

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More and more 2016 is becoming the year of the indie! I can’t say that I’m surprised by this, but I am certainly excited. From Firewatch to Stardew Valley, the first quarter of the year has been a gaming delight for both PC and console lovers.

Stardew Valley is special for a number of reasons. Not only does it bring back a sense of nostalgia for games like Harvest Moon and Rune Factory, but it stands on its own as a solid country-life RPG. Simply put, Stardew Valley is calming and enjoyable in its quirky pixelated way. Continue reading “Stardew Valley”