Great and terrible ideas from games I played.
Kingdom Rush Frontiers
This is a very addictive tower defense game. There are a lot of these, but this one focuses on the most fun elements of this genre. Heroes Each hero has different specials and abilities that can be upgraded over time as you earn more experience. They dramatically change how I
I finally got around to playing and finishing the game. Music is great, story is engaging, and there are some fun game mechanics I want to remember. Various Game Types Combined Into One Early on when player is piloting an air frame that transforms into a robot, and after the
It took a while, but Nintendo has finally decided to release a plug-and-play console with 30 games. Artificial Supply Shortage Nintendo is extra thoughtful and released two different versions to match the products available in different regions. Japan has the Mini Famicom [https://www.nintendo.co.jp/clv/] and U.
Takes a company like Nintendo to make a squad-based multiplayer shooting games so much fun and intuitive. Anyone can enjoy Splatoon [http://splatoon.nintendo.com/] after just a few minutes. It shows many things I want to remember and incorporate into my own game, if I ever make one... Kids
I played Quantum Break an episode a day over several days. I thought it was very well made with good characters and stories. Beyond the excellent video presentations with branching storylines, it has some interesting combat mechanics. Stacking Attacks This is surprisingly intuitive and satisfying to pull off. While freezing
Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition is a fun game with a lot of personality and interesting mechanics. Puzzles There is a strong puzzle platforming element to this game, centered usually around one of the game mechanics that allows switching between the living and dead worlds with a button-press. Two map
I used to like a page on WikiHow that taught me how to solve Rubik's cube. But the most recent edits made it much less useful, because the helpful diagrams for visualizing the algorithms are gone. Puzzling, since the original diagrams weren't all replaced with text notations, the page as
An Xbox One exclusive, Sunset Overdrive is one entertaining game that came bundled with my console. It is still installed and from time to time I still play this charming game. Transportation Mechanic The player character is definitely super-human, able to glide on water and dash forward mid-air. Additionally the
This is a turn-based free-to-play card game that involves two players competing against each other. It is extremely easy to pick up and enjoy, and it helps that the game and user interface is well-designed. What do I like? Cards By making virtual cards collectible and craft-able, players are encouraged
Just finished Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition on Xbox One and it was a very enjoyable game. What have I learned? Camera Placement The camera switches between in-game cinematic and actual game play in real-time, and does a good job of panning to focus on point of interest without breaking me