Part 2

By: Keoni Eckinger

Played on PC

Since my last entry, I’ve spent 15 hours exploring my home galaxy, five of which were a bug-riddled slog through convoluted gameplay systems. I briefly entertained dropping my project altogether when the house I built phased out of existence, like some cruel…

Legend of Grimrock 2
By: Keoni Eckinger
Released: 10/15/14
Reviewed on PC

My party of four traversed darkened passages filled with eldritch horrors, distant chittering, and scratching foretold battles to come. My will to persevere began to unravel as a claustrophobic oppressiveness soaked the experience. The heat of combat, the…

By: Keoni Eckinger

If you are concerned about our society and culture, if you see hatred and intolerance eroding what little sense of common decency existed before, for a moment, appreciate your innate ability to scrutinize and question. Politicians, social-structures, religious dogma, and media dominate our waking hours with advertising…

Triumphing Defeat

By: Keoni Eckinger

Reviewed on PC, Nintendo Switch

Release Date: 09/17/2020

Every ill-fated step the son of Hades, Zagreus, takes while surmounting the many denizens of the underworld summons the image of his home, its chiseled stone halls bereft of the sky, trees, and the living. Prince Zagreus…

Part 1

No Man’s Sky set the collective video game community abuzz when it was announced in December of 2013. A fusion of programming prowess and game design that would allow its players to explore an essentially limitless outer-space, together, culminating in the idea of a game that many people…

Finding a Foothold While Devouring Wumpas
Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time
By: Keoni Eckinger

Looking good!

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time is such a tightly designed experience that I find it difficult to find flaws within the experience. I died hundreds of times, and you likely will as well…

The Evil Within 2

An Underappreciated Gem

October 2014 had fans of the survival horror genre lined up for what many hoped would be a return to form for the genre. Famed video game director, Shinji Mikami (Resident Evil, Vanquish) was to reprise his directorial role with newly founded Tango…

Keoni Eckinger

Hi, I’m Keoni, thanks for stopping by. I write about video games and other topics I find interesting. Tune in regularly for more reviews and editorials.

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