The Sky Belongs to No One

Full disclosure: I’m playing No Man’s Sky for the first time. I know all about the backlash over how when it was released it was a supposed train wreck. What I’m playing now is the Atlas Rising update, a version of the game that better resembles what was initially advertised. I’m also playing it while reading Death’s End, the third book in the Remembrance of Earth’s Past trilogy, and watching reruns of Star Trek Voyager. I am in exploring outer space mode. I am deep in the desolation and isolation of space. Stardate 45040.3 (Or Am I in the Wrong

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Review

In the good ol’ days, games never really had good graphics, per se. Everything was developed in 8-bit, and you didn’t really admire a game for its graphical appearance, but for how enticing it was gameplay-wise. Simple games like Tetris were not appealing. All you need to do was add a highscore board and you would be busy all weekend competing against your friends down the street. Fast forward to the “modern” era of gaming and you’ll realize that the most simple of games played on even a mobile device look gorgeous. Unless you specifically went out looking for 8-bit