Since the past few days have been slow on actual gaming news, and I don't have any new games to review, I'll catch you up on what I've been playing.
Doom - PS4
I wish someone told me how much I needed to play this game. Doom is a magnificent example of a fun, fast FPS. I'm not big on the FPS genre, but the I crave one every once in a while. Doom has certainly scratched that itch for me. Normally I'm methodical in the way I play FPS games, but Doom rewards you for going ham on all the demons in your path. The dialog is sparse on story, but if you collect and read the index entries, you learn quite a bit about the cult-like atmosphere on Mars.
I cannot recommend this game enough. It is pure fun.
Final Fantasy XV - PS4
Even with all of the negativity surrounding Final Fantasy XV, I like it. I don't love it. FFXV has plenty of problems, but the combat is fun once you figure out if Active Mode or Wait Mode is for you. I know the game railroads you to the end in the second half of the game, and that there are large portions of the map that were coded but left out of the game. I don't this FFXV is the best or worst Final Fantasy game, but it's fun. It may even be enough to save the series for now.
Final Fantasy XV isn't for everyone, but it is enjoyable.
Child of Light - PS Vita
I've been running through games on my Vita when I get the time either on my lunch break or at home in bed. Child of Light is a neat RPG from Ubisoft with charming aesthetics and entertaining gameplay. This game is an example of how major developers should partner with indie devs to get great games out in the wild.
I know the game is old, but I picked it up on a sale. If you haven't played it and you like simple RPGs, then I would say give it a chance. You can pick it up on last gen and current gen systems as well as PC.
What I may play before the Switch:
- Rise of the Tomb Raider - PS4
- Dishonored 2 - PS4
- Ratchet and Clank - PS4
- Titan Souls - PS Vita
- Stories: The Path of Destinies - PS4
- Tales of Hearts R - PS Vita
- Patagon 3 - PS Vita
- Oceanhorn - PS4