Zoids: New Century Was Ahead of It’s Time

I don’t know much about the Zoids franchise other than what I just read on its Wikipedia page: Zoids is a model-kit-based toy line based on animal-based mecha and it’s got five anime series, one of which wasn’t even localised outside Japan (which says a lot about the ongoing state of the franchise). The fifth… Continue reading Zoids: New Century Was Ahead of It’s Time

On Splinter Cell: Blacklist | A Change in Voice, A Change in Identity

Originally published on September 26.  I’ve played Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist a few times over the years, and this week made it the fourth time I’d started up a new game. It’s a fantastic game, at least from what I’ve played (I’ve never gotten anywhere close to finishing it). It has a genuinely impressive… Continue reading On Splinter Cell: Blacklist | A Change in Voice, A Change in Identity

On Dishonored 2: A Hall of Mirrors, of Mirrors

Originally published on September 17. “Now I’m realizing the world’s off-kilter. Everything’s turned inside-out.” – Emily Kaldwin    It’s an innocuous early line that strikes directly at the heart of Arkane Studios’ Dishonored 2. Cast from her home and throne of Dunwall, victim of a coup led by the Duke of Serkonos and now skulking… Continue reading On Dishonored 2: A Hall of Mirrors, of Mirrors