Recommended Listening Today: A Short Hike Piano Collections

I’ve been a massive fan of Mark Sparling’s work ever since discovering him via the critically acclaimed A Short Hike. Since it’s release we’ve been treated to various treatments of the songs, including new tracks for the boating update, and an 8bit cover. Now he’s gone all out and had new arrangements performed by Pablo…

While You Wait, Here’s the Honkai Star Rail OST

Mihoyo, now called Hoyoverse after an explosive entry onto the world stage, is cranking out new titles. They really have no intention to rest on their laurels with Genshin Impact, and nor should they. The copycats are already closing in with the likes of Tower of Fantasy bringing their own twist to the Genshin Impact…

Ni No Kuni Cross Worlds Is a Beautiful Piece of Trash

I’ve been having a tough time with the Ni No Kuni franchise recently. I got the first game on Switch not so long ago and have had a tough time dealing with the AI companions being an absolute piece of shit during combat, I’m determined I’ll figure it out though eventually. Now on the mobile…

Dragon Quest 11 Is a Perfect Game

I came into Dragon Quest 11 fairly half heartedly, picking it up after a couple recommendations from people I respect immensely. I’ve been diving into JRPGs more these last couple years in an effort to truly know and understand the genre. It seemed only fitting that I get into the godfather of all JRPGs, Dragon…

If You’re Excited for Palworld, Don’t Be

An exciting looking new Pokemon killer called Palworld has been making the rounds online due to it’s pure meme energy. All the critters look like barely copyright safe pokemon copy pastes, the main character in the trailers is a carbon copy of Aloy and the entire project screams of asset flipping. But the hype around…

Halo Infinite First Session Screenshot Walkabout

Halo Infinite’s main campaign dropped yesterday so I spent the evening digging into that. If you haven’t played through the intro sequence yet there’s sort of spoilers, so maybe skip it till you’ve played at least until you’ve dropped into the open world zone. I can’t comment on the larger game yet as I’ve not…