The uniqueness of NieR: Automata’s soundtrack vocals

GAMING, DISCUSSION – Ever since I first saw gameplay footage for NieR: Automata, there’s always that glorious, wonderful soundtrack accompanied with vocals that seem to be gibberish. It wasn’t long when I noticed the soundtrack that plays when you get into Pascal’s village had vocals that sounded German in pronunciation.

What was up with that?

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Androids in a fictional setting compared to reality

GAMING, DISCUSSION – Throughout the first few weeks of this month, I spent most of my downtime watching playthroughs of the Nier: Automata game from different Youtube gaming personalities. As I watched, the idea of androids came up to me and how they were portrayed differently from what professionals in the real world think of it.

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Long Gone Days: an RPG focusing on the emotional aspect of war

FIRST LOOK – Long Gone Days is a character-driven RPG inspired by dystopian literature, but set in our present timeline, showing real countries. The game focuses on Rourke, a sniper from the Core, an isolated nation below the surface of the Earth. Just like his brothers, Rourke has been trained as a soldier ever since he was born and his knowledge is strictly relating to his job – nothing … Continue reading Long Gone Days: an RPG focusing on the emotional aspect of war

Starcraft: Remastered – a blast from the past

NEWS – On the 26th of March, Blizzard Entertainment announced the upcoming released of a remastered version for their old RTS classic, Starcraft, and its expansion, Starcraft: Brood War.   Starcraft was released back in 1998 and it was received quite well. Blizzard Entertainment re-defined the modern real-time strategy with Starcraft, and its expansion, Brood War. It became the standard of all modern real-time strategy games … Continue reading Starcraft: Remastered – a blast from the past

Alexander returns to Civ 6 as Macedon’s leader

NEWS – You thought we’d see the last of him? Well, you thought wrong – Alexander the Great returns to Civilization 6 as the leader of the Macedonian civilization. Macedon’s unique ability is called Hellenistic Fusion. With this ability, Macedon gets a bonus when he conquers an enemy city based on the districts built there. It is rather unclear whether what sort of bonuses the player receives. … Continue reading Alexander returns to Civ 6 as Macedon’s leader