Since I initially played it a few years ago, To The Moon has remained in my mind as one of the most emotionally gripping games I’ve ever played. A truly heartwarming tale that I was eager to recommend after experiencing it myself, but as is the case with many things I adore, I like to revisit them and determine whether or not a game is truly remarkable, or if past-me has less refined tastes than present-me. With To The Moon, it’s unfortunately the latter. (more…)
To The Moon has been on my list of games to review a second time for a while if I am being honest, due to how it is another piece I believe I may better describe, but also because I really want to play it again, as the game was nothing short of delightful. Yes, I’m sure that some would argue if it is a proper video game, but that doesn’t change the fact that it is a thing that is great and I like a whole bunch. A Bird Story is a taste of sorts for the sequel Finding Paradise, and it brushes up against the definition of game notably more than its predecessor did. (more…)
Note: I re-reviewed this game in 2016. Please disregard this original review.
Games can just go out and be whatever the blazes they want to be. As far as I’m concerned, as long as there is a margin of interactivity and form of an objective, games can expand into any entertainment programming processed by some form of computer. I bring this up, because after playing the title this review is very clearly named after, I can already hear the potential excuses, and I feel the need to address them in any game that doesn’t involve combat or some other very prevalent form of gameplay. (more…)