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Thomas Was Alone

Thomas Was Alone

“Charming in narrative, but weak in gameplay.” Good: Beautifully consistent minimalism in every facet of design; a strikingly engaging narrative. Bad: Weak, uninteresting level design that keeps gameplay tedious; no pay-off to the narrative.

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Top 100 Games of All Time, According to GameFAQs: #90 to #81

Top 100 Games of All Time, According to GameFAQs: #90 to #81

Part 2 of the GameFAQs Top 100 series, covering game #90 through game #81.

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Chart: Total Votes Cast per Day

Chart: Total Votes Cast per Day

In this week’s chart, I’ll look at the course of voting throughout the process. 60% of the votes were cast in the first two days of voting.

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Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation HD

Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation HD

“Why upgrade the graphics without fixing the bad, glitchy gameplay?” Good: Some interesting new ideas; a fantastic twist on the frame story; the series’ best music. Bad: Glitchy; disjointed gameplay and plot; incoherent story; frustrating game world; lazy sidequests.

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Top 100 Games of All Time, According to GameFAQs: #100 to #91

Top 100 Games of All Time, According to GameFAQs: #100 to #91

Part 1 of the GameFAQs Top 100 series, covering game #100 through game #91.

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Chart: Games in the Top 100 by Genre

Chart: Games in the Top 100 by Genre

In this week’s chart, I’ll look at which genres were responsible for the most games in the GameFAQs Top 100.

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inFamous: Second Son

inFamous: Second Son

“Meet the new gen, same as the old gen.” Good: Beautiful; fair use of motion and touch controls; natural strategies; interesting sandbox tasks. Bad: Awful morality system; awful interfaces; awful characters; challenge by frustration; overly constrained ability system; checklist-reliant gameplay; nothing new to offer at all.

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