Tag Archives: Mindset

VVVVVV

On the face of it, VVVVVV is a charming retro looking game. Then you play it and swear profusely; this suprisingly is part of the joy. The first paid for outing by Terry Cavanagh (best known previously for the excellent Don’t Look Back) ˙ɟo ǝlqɐdɐɔ ǝɹǝʍ noʎ ʍouʞ ʇ,upıp noʎ llıʞs ɥʇıʍ sǝlzznd ɥsıpuǝɟ ɟo sǝıɹǝs ɐ ɥƃnoɹɥʇ ƃuıddılɟ noʎ sǝǝs ʌʌʌʌʌʌ Your aim is to explore and manuver yourself through different sections of the ship to find your five missing crew members. The only controls are left, right and a vertical flip, and with so few options you’d be…

Dragon Age: Origins

The basic premise of Dragon Age is, I suppose, a fairly standard fantasy affair. A Dark Force called The Blight that has been dormant for centuries is rising again in The South. The Grey Wardens – a force dedicated to stopping it – are recruiting to fight once more and through whichever of the six origin stories you choose to bring yourself into the world of Dragon Age, you join the ranks. Before long however The Grey Wardens are almost wiped out and it’s left to you to save the world. However, the ‘you’ in Dragon Age is what stops…