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Movies I’ve Seen This Year (2016)   Leave a comment

Here are all the movies I’ve seen this year.

  • January 2016
    • Boruto: The Movie (2015) – This is the last Naruto movie after the series ended in the manga. It takes place in the future with Naruto, now as Hokage, and his son is trying to gain his affection. I’m kind of glad that they will have a new series after this.
    • The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) –  A young aspiring chef and his Indian family living in London moves to France for a fresh start, opens a restaurant 1oo feet away from an established Michelin 1-Star French cuisine restaurant owned by Helen Mirren’s character. It’s a movie that makes you think if this is what happens behind the scenes in various Food Network personalities.
    • Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) – I held off on watching this movie. It’s not a remake of the original Mad Max. It’s a new adventure with out of this world characters, in a world where water is scarce.
    • Kung Fu Panda 3 – They said this is the last Kung Fu Panda movie. I recommend it
  • February 2016
    • Deadpool – The surprise hit that made Fox and Warner Bros. reevaluate how they adapt comic book movies for the big screen. Deadpool is about a mercenary who is diagnosed with terminal cancer and undergoes a secret procedure from some shady people who just wanted to experiment on him to see if injecting Wolverine’s blood and stress testing his body will awaken any powers… and it did, but his whole body is badly scarred.Note: Deadpool is a mutate. Not a mutant. Mutants are born with their powers. Mutates gain their power through genetic manipulation. Other Mutates in the Marvel universe is Captain America and the Hulk.
  • March 2016
    • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – The fans are split with this movie, but I like it. The premise is that Bruce Wayne (Batman) was on Metropolis when Superman fought General Zod. Many buildings were toppled, including Bruce Wayne’s building and killed many people. That’s why Batman doesn’t trust Superman. Lex Luthor knows this and basically eggs them on for this fight. Also, Wonder Woman shows up… and The Flash, Aquaman, Cyborg in surveillance videos.
  • April 2016
    • The Jungle Book – I went to see this live adaptation of the Jungle Book with no expectations. That made this movie much better. They captured the Jungle Book story. There’s probably a sequel in the works.
    • Terminator: Genisys (2015) – The 3rd reboot for the franchise after Terminator: Salvation and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines. The premise is that in the future, Kyle Reese was sent by John Connor to save Sarah Conor, during his send off, something went wrong and he ends up in an alternate timeline of the past where Sarah Connor knows about the Terminators because she was saved by a T-800 (Arnold Schwartzenegger) when she was 9 years old from a T-1000.
  • May 2016
    • Selma (2014) – Great movie. Sad at the same time. It’s one of those movies where you want to look away from the screen from the brutality shown, but you have to push through because that is what really happened.
    • Captain America: Civil War – This 3rd movie in the Captain America franchise is loosely based on the Civil War story in Marvel comics. In the comics, a reality-TV show about superpowered people ends up destroying an entire neighborhood, killing many people. This prompts the government to create a Superhuman Registration Act to have superpowered individuals register their names and report their powers to the government. Captain America was against this. Iron Man supports it. Almost every Marvel super powered characters (except the X-Men) fought including villains.In this movie, the premise is sort of the same: because of the devastation caused by the Avengers, the government intervened to create the Sokovia Accords (basically the registration Act). Captain America is against it. Iron Man is for it. All of the current members of the Avengers fought. All 9 of them + Spider-Man and Ant-Man. It was more friends having a disagreement than anything.
    • The Intern (2015) – Robert DeNiro becomes an intern for Anne Hathaway’s company. Robert DeNiro drops life lessons for the overworked Anne Hathaway. I think it’s a feel good movie. No real villains.
    • X-Men: Apocalypse – Another movie that’s loosely based on the comics that it was based on. The comics was pivotal for many kids my age who read them at the time because no other crossover storyline could ever top it. My friend stopped reading comics after it. Apocalypse is such a powerful character and a force to be reckoned with in the comics. The movie version? Not so much.
    • The Gambler (2014) – Mark Wahlberg is a gambling addict. Wrongs the wrong people. Must atone for them.
    • The D Train (2015) – Jack Black, as the head of high school graduating class’ alumni committee, invites their prom king. He ends up being obsessed with him. Hilarity ensues.
  • June 2016
    • Now You See Me 2 – This sequel tried to outdo the original movie about 4 people (illusionists, hypnotists, cards manipulator, escape artist) who became the 4 horsemen of magicians. It succeeded in all respects, but it felt like a drag (slow start with everything happening towards the end)
    • Warcraft – Based on the game franchise. It tells the story of when Humans and Orcs first met and why they are fighting with each other.
    • The Conjuring 2 – Scary movie. This time it looks like a nun.
    • Spy (2015) – Melissa McCarthy is a B-grade spy doing a top-rank assignment. It’s actually better than her last few movies.
  • July 2016
    • Zootopia – Anthropomorphic animals (mainly mammals) live along side each other until some animals started going feral. It’s up to a fox and a bunny to find out why.
    • The Good Dinosaur (2015) – I missed watching this movie the first time around. Dinosaurs were not wiped out by a meteor. They lived on to become farmers and herders. Humans are critters.
    • Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) – In this sequel, the characters are out of the maze and now they know more of the world out there.I think the dystopian teen science fiction novels are losing steam at this point. There’s one more movie after this one, which is indefinitely on hold (tentative release date of 2018).
    • Ip Man (2008) – It’s the story of Bruce Lee’s mentor and how he overcame the Japanese occupation during World War II.
    • Adoration (2013) – This movie was weird. Two childhood best friends grow up as friends. They end up sleeping with each others’ adult sons.
    • Star Trek: Beyond – This is the best Star Trek movie to date. It was a great movie overall even without the Star Trek name.
    • Jason Bourne – Matt Damon is back as Jason Bourne and the government is after him again because he holds secrets about his past and the government that they don’t want exposed.
    • Project Almanac (2015) – Teen discovers how to time travel using his dad’s research found in the attic.
  • August 2016
    • Sleeping With Other People (2015) – A Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie rom com. What more could you possibly want?
    • Suicide Squad – A jumbled mess of a comic book movie. The only reason this really did well is because they had Will Smith and advertised the hell out of the new version of The Joker and sneaking in Ben Affleck’s Batman in several scenes of the movie.
    • Dragon Blade (2015) – A Jackie Chan movie set in the past. He protects the princess and ends up uniting warring tribes.
    • The Boy and the Best (2015) – If you like Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, and Summer Wars, you’ll like this movie about a boy who gets lost and ends up in the Spirit realm and befriends a beast who trains him.
    • Addicted (2014) – Woman is a sex addict. She cheats on her husband with two different people. They find out. Fight ensues. She gets into an accident. Goes to rehab. Atones. Redemption.
  • September 2016
    • The Lifeguard (2013) – Kristen Bell is a 30-something living in NY who moves back to her home after breaking up with her boss. She is reaquainted with her high school friends. She also meets a new friend who is in high school and ends up sleeping with them. Overall, the movie is more on self-indulgence and drowning in self-pity. I think many in my generation (younger than me) can relate, I guess.
    • Daddy’s Home (2015) – Will Ferrell is the stepfather and he meets the kids’ birth father, Mark Wahlberg. They fight for their affection and affirmation.
    • Trainwreck (2015) – I don’t remember how this movie ended. I was sleepy.
    • Sisters (2015) – Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are sisters and their parents left them their old home for house sitting. It’s a comedy.
  • October 2016
    • The Water Diviner (2014) – Russel Crowe is a water diviner looking for his son in Turkey. He befriends mother and his kid. He finds his son. Goes back to the mother and they hint that she is into him.
    • Definitely, Maybe (2008) – I didn’t see this movie the first time around. Ryan Reynolds is getting a divorce. He tells the story to his daughter of how he met her mother, but he winds up telling her all the women he’s met. His daughter figures out who her mother is and they are still getting a divorce. All she wants is for his dad to be happy.
    • Swimfan (2002) – If you’re wondering why I have all these random movies from different years in the past, I have the premium channels package on Verizon and when I’m bored I end up watching a movie like Swimfan, which is kind of like the remake of The Fan with Robert DeNiro, except the fan in this movie is a girl.
    • The Forest – It’s based on the suicide forest in Japan (Aokigahara) where many people go to kill themselves (54 in 2010). In the movie, a woman goes to Japan in search of her twin sister who disappeared and was last seen entering the forest.
    • Gods of EgyptRead my take here
    • Inferno – Based on the Dan Brown novel, Robert Langdon wakes up in the hospital in Italy with an apparent gunshot wound that grazed his head. Trying to make sense of things, he discovers that a billionaire transhumanist created a virus that could wipe out humanity. He must find all the clues to find the location of the virus bomb before it explodes.
  • November 2016
    • Bad Teacher (2011) – Cameron Diaz is a bad teacher. It’s like Bad Santa, but a teacher and a semi-relevant plot. Also stars Justin Timberlake after they were already broken up.
    • Doctor Strange – The latest Marvel movie to date. Doctor Strange focus on the magical/mystical aspect of the Marvel universe. First we knew of people with superpowers. Then there were machine-enhanced humans. Then we have mutates/mutants. Then we have aliens and gods. Now they show the magical side of Marvel.
    • Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011) – I have not finished this movie. I fell asleep when it came on Adult Swim.
    • Calendar Girls (2003) – middle aged women in England decided to pose naked in a calendar for a cancer benefit.
    • Up Close and Personal (1996) – Robert Redford and Michelle Pfeiffer. An oldie, but a goodie.
    • Arrival – The best sci-fi movie this year. Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner investigate a mysterious pod with aliens in them who touched down on earth. There are twelve of them around the world.
    • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – We’re finally back in the world of Harry Potter. This time, the story takes place in America in 1926. Newt Scamander has not published his book yet. Something is killing wizards and nomaj (non-magic people).
    • The Divergent Series: Allegiant – This movie is so different from the last two movies in the franchise. I think the fans just gave up. Also, there’s supposed to be a 4th movie and they’re planning to turn it into a series.
    • Straight Outta Compton (2015) – The story on how Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, and Ice Cube started NWA, their struggles, their right and wrong choices, and what they are now.
  • December 2016
    • Moana – Disney’s 2nd attempt, after Lilo & Stitch, of showcasing Polynesian heritage and what they’ve learned in their studies. Great soundtrack from Lin-Manuel Miranda.
    • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – This is the prequel that needed to be told, which jumpstarted the events in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.
    • Midnight Special – It’s an homage to Spielberg movies. A man, his friend, and his son is on the run from a cult and the government who wants to experiment on his son. His son has powers.
    • Self/Less (2015) – Ben Kingsley is a dying rich man who undergoes an experimental procedure to place his mind on a younger Ryan Reynolds body so he can live forever. Only problem is Ryan Reynolds’ body is not a test tube body and is actually from a real person and he starts remembering past events.
    • Passenger – Chris Pratt wakes up 90 years too early on the ship’s journey to a new colony planet. Jennifer Lawrence wakes up as well and they’re the only two people awake in the ship. Hilarity ensues.
    • Assassin’s Creed – Based on the successful Ubisoft franchise with great storytelling, this movie is none of those. Bland static characters that you can’t get attached to. Worst movie I’ve seen this year even though I like the videogame series.
    • The Late Bloomer – I needed a palate cleanser after Assassin’s Creed. Netflix to the rescue. It’s about a therapist who finds out he has a brain tumor that’s nesting near the pituitary gland, which preventive him from going through puberty. After surgery, he’s goes through puberty at an accelerated speed. Stuff happens.

I’m done.

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Posted December 31, 2016 by StupidSystemus in Movies

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Batman: Arkham Asylum   Leave a comment

Batman: Arkham Asylum is the best superhero videogame. I am super late in playing this game. It came out back in 2009 and I just played and finished it in 2015 thanks to PlayStation Plus’s free games per month.

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The story begins with Batman in the Batmobile, racing towards Arkham Asylum with Joker in handcuffs in the passenger’s seat. Supposedly, Joker broke out of Arkham Asylum. Batman found him and is taking him back. Batman sensed something wasn’t right. He thinks Joker just handed himself easily. He accompanies the staff in making sure Joker won’t try anything funny. It turns out he did. He put the entire facility on lock down for the staff and got most of the dangerous patients freed, including Harley Quinn, Bane, Killer Croc, Poison Ivy and the Scarecrow. The entire area also includes Blackgate Penitentiary. Now it’s up to Batman to investigate and save the Arkham Asylum staff from Joker.

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Joker’s ultimate goal is to complete a serum (Titan formula) based on Bane’s blood and some of venom from Poison Ivy’s vines and inject it to a few Asylum inmates to transform them into deformed, powerful titan like creatures. While Batman is busy stopping Joker, the Riddler is also leaving behind puzzles and clues to mess with Batman (I managed to solve all of the Riddler’s riddles and sent his coordinates to the police).

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The Scarecrow also managed to inject Batman with his fear toxin. Batman started hallucinating about his childhood, Commissioner Gordon dying and switching places with Joker, who shoots him in the head. Somehow Batman was able to overcome the effects of the fear toxin, despite being injected multiple times (Scarecrow lamented on how Batman could still be standing). While running away from Batman, Scarecrow ended up in Killer Croc’s lair and took him out.

As far as enemies go, Harley Quinn was the weakest. Batman put her out and locked her back in her cell. Poison Ivy is a special one. Of all the patients in Arkham Asylum, she is locked up in the Botanical Garden.

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In the final battle, Joker got Batman to fight two titan henchmen. After that, he injected himself with the Titan formula and transformed. Batman was able to beat him. The police from Gotham stormed in and locked up the prisoners again. Scarecrow somehow survived and will probably come back in the next game, Arkham City, set a year after Arkham Asylum.

Apparently, the Arkham Asylum director took credit for stopping Joker and became a major. He deemed both the asylum and Blackgate Penitentiary no longer suitable to hold all of Gotham’s dangerous criminals. Instead, he purchased Gotham’s most notorious slums and converted them into one huge prison they called Arkham City.

I’m done.

Posted June 7, 2015 by StupidSystemus in Games, Reviews

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TL;DR Movie Reviews of 2014   2 comments

I haven’t made a movie review at all this whole year. Here’s a list and quick review of all the movies I’ve seen in 2014 (I probably won’t see another one until next year).

  1. The LEGO Movie – It’s like when you see your childhood flash right before your eyes. You can’t help but reminisce all the times you’ve played make believe and content with actual toys instead of videogames. Everything is awesome!
  2. 300: Rise of an Empire – Too little. Too late. Except Eva Green. The movie probably would be ‘meh’ without her.
  3. Journey to the West (2014) – I actually saw this at Otakon ’14 in one of their video screenings. If you liked Kung Fu Hustle’s comedy, this will fight right in.
  4. Divergent – Based on the trilogy. It’s no Twilight/Hunger Games, but it will do. It’s like an edgy, dystopian Harry Potter.
  5. Noah (2014) – It’s based on the graphic novel that is based on the Biblical account of the flood. It was… interesting.
  6. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – One of the best superhero movies to come out this year. This is also one of the best superhero stories of all time. Marvel dun good.
  7. Transcendence – It’s not the action-packed sci-fi movie you’d expect. It was slow-paced and almost artsy, but overall okay plot of a man who was poisoned and had his mind uploaded to a super computer to keep himself alive, in which he becomes the first A.I. of sort that could have helped humanity if it weren’t for the technophobes.
  8. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – An okay movie, but the studio added some other stuff to try and compete with what Marvel is doing with the Avengers. It was a fail.
  9. Million Dollar Arm – Based on a true story of this reality show made in India, a country who favors cricket over baseball, to find two pitchers for Major League team. I saw this on Korean Air on my way to the Philippines. Great movie.
  10. Godzilla (2014) – The movie did not show as much of Godzilla and focused more on Heisenberg and future Scarlet Witch/Quicksilver.
  11. Blended – An Adam Sandler romantic-comedy about single parents who went to an African Safari. It’s classic Adam Sandler/Drew Barrymore.
  12. X-Men: Days of Future Past – The movie that scrubs away the travesty that was X-Men: The Last Stand. They did right with this franchise.
  13. Maleficent – A new Disney fad of recreating live-action movies of their cartoons. Angelina Jolie played Maleficent really well.
  14. Edge of Tomorrow – It’s so much more than just Groundhog Day with aliens. It’s Groundhog Day with aliens… starring Tom Cruise and the oh-so beautiful and lovely Emily Blunt. Underrated movie.
  15. 22 Jump Street – Undercover cops. This time, they’re going to college. Just as funny and great as the first movie.
  16. Transformers: Age of Extinction – There can’t be too many Transformers. I still can’t believe this is the most successful movie of 2014 (made over $1 billion worldwide).
  17. Snowpiercer – I saw this on the plane to the Philippines. It’s a post-apocalyptic movie where the entire world is covered in a global cooling and the only survivors are living on an endless running train where the poorest live all the way in the last train car.
  18. Deliver Us from Evil – An exorcism movie based on a true story in New York.
  19. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – A sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Hail Caesar.
  20. Lucy – A Luc Besson movie on what if we could unlock 100% of the brain’s potential starring Scarlett Johansson
  21. Little Miss Sunshine – This is an oldie, but I haven’t seen it. With the exception of the brother, everyone played their character pretty well.
  22. Guardians of the Galaxy – The other great superhero movie of 2014. A start of a new franchise. Also, Marvel. Can’t. Fail.
  23. The Equalizer – Loosely based on the tv series that my mom loved to watch when were in the Philippines in the 80s. This version is more violent and gorier. It’s an avenging-type movie.
  24. John Wick – A great special agent movie. The movie happens because someone killed John Wick’s dog. PETA approved.
  25. Kick-Ass 2 – The sequel to Kick-Ass. Part of me wanted to like it as much as first movie, but it just didn’t held up. The plot for the first movie was more believable than this one.
  26. Nightcrawler – Jake Gyllenhaal plays a convincing manic/wired guy who learns his ways around the nightcrawling profession: people who rush to accidents, shootings, and other aftermaths to film them and sell the footage to the highest bidding news channel. The gorier the better. He’s also crazy.
  27. Interstellar – I’ve seen this movie twice on regular theater with my parents and IMAX 70mm with my sister (her Christmas gift for me). I cried both times.
  28. Big Hero 6 – A Disney CGI animated movie based on a Marvel comic book that nobody really knows about. It was a success. BayMax *glomp*
  29. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – It’s no longer about the games. It’s about war propaganda and rebellion.
  30. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – It’s finally over. Very overdrawn scenes just to make it longer.
  31. Into the Woods – Not your typical musical turned to movie. It starts out all happy and hopeful. Then the second act washes it all away.

I’m done.

Winter Gaming Reviews (Dec ’13 – Mar ’14)   Leave a comment

I thought I’d jot down a short review and final thoughts on a few games I recently completed this winter.

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag – Freedom Cry

Freedom Cry is a DLC game that have you playing as Adéwalé: a former slave-turned-pirate from Trinidad and later became a member of the Assassin Order. He was Edward Kenway’s quartermaster aboard the Jackdaw on their adventure during Black Flag’s story. After Edward left, Adéwalé joined the Assassin order and had his own ship. The story takes place 15 years after the events in Black Flag, when his ship was damaged near Saint-Domingue while on a mission to assassinate a French admiral and a templar. He was washed ashore in Port-au-Prince. He was once again confronted with the realities of the slave trade.

What’s different about this DLC is that there are consequences to your actions in the game. In Black Flag, one misstep or being caught will reset the mission or have the enemy go after you. In Freedom Cry, a single mistake would make the enemy take it out on the slaves. There are missions where you take over a plantation and free the slaves and the Maroon. You have to get rid of 20 overseers. No monetary rewards. Freeing the captive was your reward. Overseers would take it out on the slaves when they catch you. Just like in the past, there were black overseers during this time. I had to think about whether I’m doing the right thing killing them or passing them over for others. They were probably forced into being overseers. There was a sequence where  a ship holding slaves on board was sinking. Adéwalé had to free the shackled slaves. The ship was on fire and I had to be quick about rescuing as many people as I can.

These were things that gamers had to think about before performing any actions. Adéwalé himself also was at a dilemma. He wanted to free the slaves. But there were women and children who couldn’t fight with the Maroon rebellion. They were caught in between.

Overall, this was a good 5 hours of solid gameplay.

Remember Me

This was one of the few new games that is not a sequel last year. The story follows Nilin, a memory hunter in Neo Paris in the late 21st century. In this futuristic story, there is a company that can erase and remix your memories to get rid of misery and pain, removing those thoughts and making new ones. They also store memories so people can relive the good ones. This is now the biggest company in the world and have controlled all aspects of life. But there are individuals in the company who are using memories and experimenting on people. Some people now have powers to suck others memories (it’s like a drug… it’s addicting). It’s Nilin’s job to stop this.

As an action adventure game, Remember Me doesn’t add much to the genre: you acquire new skills to defeat your enemies and upgrade them along the way. There are sequences that lets you go inside a person’s mind and remix certain events to change how they think. Too bad you get to only do this 4 times throughout the game. The camera angle gets confused from time to time and blocks your view of the character. I avoided walls most of the time.

This game excelled in the story and the world they developed. It would be been nice if we could explore more of the city of Neo Paris rather than get Neo Paris facts about the people, environment and culture through collectible items.

Tomb Raider (2013)

Lara Croft has had many reinterpretations throughout the years. This latest version of Tomb Raider is the best one so far from Crystal Dynamics, published by Square Enix.

This is the origin story of Lara Croft. Lara didn’t just come into existence guns blazing and leaping across gaps and finding treasure. Lara Croft is an archaeologist at heart. Her father was the original adventurer just like Indiana Jones. On this expedition to find a lost tribe of the Yamatai, they encountered a storm. Lara Croft was separated from the group and washed ashore in an island. She had to fend off for herself and learned to hunt for food and track others. They eventually learn that are people living on the island and wants them captured or dead. This game is how Lara learned how to survive and became the badass that she is.

This game has everything you need in a Tomb Raider. Updated for the new generation, we have a rough around the edges heroine who comes out swinging, surviving… and never looked back.

I’m done.

Brothers: a Tale of Two Sons   Leave a comment

Sony introduced the first DualShock controllers back in the PlayStation era. It’s basically the same PlayStation control, but slightly bigger, with a vibrating function through the oscillating motor inside and the addition of two analog sticks in the front. The analog sticks also functions as the L3 and R3 buttons when you pressed down. This new controller became the standard controller with new editions of the console. Game developers used the vibrating feature to enhance the game experience (worked pretty well with fighting and survival horror games). They also took advantage of the analog sticks, which simulated real time input from the players. Game characters were able to look in all directions and move at varying speeds with a slight nudge or full motion towards any direction.

I thought about ways game developers can make use of analog sticks. As a kid, I used to play Contra with my sister or cousins. They didn’t play the game as much as me and wasted lives (sometimes costing me lives). I imagined how it would be like to control both players by myself. I thought about how cool it would be to control two characters on the screen with each of them tied to each of the analog sticks. The possibilities are endless. Brothers: a Tale of Two Sons, made that adolescent thought into reality.

Brothers is a story-driven adventure game. It revolves around the interaction between the two brothers with each other and the world. Players control each brother with one of the analog sticks, allowing each character to move on their own. NPCs will have different reactions when interacting with the siblings. Sometimes, only one of the brothers can get specific info from various NPCs.

The story starts with the younger sibling praying at his mother’s tombstone. His mother drowned at sea while he tried to save her. This made him fearful about the outside world, especially swimming. The older sibling calls out for help to get their father to the village doctor. The doctor seems to suggest that the only way to save their father is to go on this long journey outside the village and collect water from this Tree of Life.

Now, since I’ve already played the game, I already know what the brothers had to get. During the game, we are oblivious as to what the brothers’ main objective is for venturing out on an adventure. The characters talk in a foreign, made up, unintelligible language. On screen actions and intonations in their voice are my only cues.

Throughout their journey, they face the local bully, a farmer’s dog, and wolves. There are optional actions to do like take a ball from a kid to either shoot it in the hoop or drop it in the village well, which makes the kid cry. There is no timer, so these little interactions add to the atmosphere and setting. They also help out others during their journey. There is a troll that help the brothers hop and climb over hills and inaccessible areas without being thrown (gently). Turns out this troll is looking for a female troll captured by other trolls. The brothers enlist themselves in freeing the captive damsel and reunite the two. Other characters they encounter include a man attempting suicide, an inventor that needs help and a tribal group doing a ritual dance of sort.

The story and the controls take center stage. You could feel the urgency and necessity of having both brothers work on puzzles and obstacles, wonderfully interwoven into the story. There’s not much else I could say without spoiling the story, though. It’s a must play game.

I’m done.

Posted February 22, 2014 by StupidSystemus in Games, Reviews

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