Category Archives: Fantasy

GOD OF WAR: The Jötunheim Wall of Prophecy

I recently finished the main story in GOD OF WAR. Near the end of their journey, Kratos and Atreus enter Jötunheim and discover a wall carved with runes and images. Some depict Kratos’ wife and Atreus’ mother Faye. Others show … Continue reading

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Now streaming GOD OF WAR on Twitch

I tried GOD OF WAR in January (watch here) and I loved it! But I wanted to finish Horizon Zero Dawn, my husband needed back surgery, and then we moved, so it took me awhile to get back to the badass dad … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: SHADOW OF THE COLOSSUS

I played SHADOW OF THE COLOSSUS this week because my daughter had a copy of the 2018 remake for PlayStation 4. She bought it because she’s studying video game design in college, and the original 2005 version is considered a classic, influencing many games that came … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: FE

FE is a 2018 release from Zoink, the makers of Zombie Vikings and Flipping Death. I loved Zombie Vikings and played all the way through last summer. I wanted to like Flipping Death but did one live stream and couldn’t get into it. So I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: THE CURSED HEART

This week I played another gem from Artifex Mundi, NIGHTMARES FROM THE DEEP: THE CURSED HEART. This is the first game in the Nightmares From the Deep series, released in 2012. In THE CURSED HEART, modern-day museum curator Sarah Black … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: GOD OF WAR

This week I played GOD OF WAR, an award-winning action-adventure video game developed by Santa Monica Studio and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment in April 2018. It’s the eighth installment in the God of War series. My husband played some God of War years ago, on … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: KINGMAKER Rise to the Throne

KINGMAKER: RISE TO THE THRONE is another single-player puzzle game by Artifex Mundi. I tried the free PlayStation 4 demo this week. The game is also available on PC, Xbox and mobile. Usually, games by this developer feature female protagonists, but KINGMAKER is about … Continue reading

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Illogicon 2019

This weekend I’ll be at ILLOGICON VIII, a convention for science fiction and fantasy in books, live action TV and movies, animation, comics, the visual arts, pod casts, video games and more. I’ll be on a panel about live streaming … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: OMENSIGHT

I had a pleasant surprise this week when Spearhead Games emailed me a keycode to play OMENSIGHT on Playstation 4. In OMENSIGHT, you’re the “Harbinger,” a magical warrior who appears in times of crisis. As the game begins, you witness the end of the world but … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: ABYSS ODYSSEY

ABYSS ODYSSEY (2014) is a video game by ACE Team, an indie developer founded in 1997 by brothers Andrés, Carlos and Edmundo Bordeu, headquartered in Santiago, Chile. They also made The Deadly Tower of Monsters (2016) and Rock of Ages II (2017) that I tried out during previous Tuesdays. While … Continue reading

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