...a thoughtful, beautiful experience that has a lot to say about the static nature of video games... the rewarding nature of kindness and stewardship, and how simply being a part of the world makes us important and valuable.
is one of the most impactful experiences I’ve had in gaming... The game’s as laugh-out-loud funny as it is deeply disturbing, and, each night, the king assures you that each interaction you had that day was an act of love.
A Game Without Killing: The Story of Moon's 22-Year Journey to Leave Japan
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,' the so-called "anti-RPG" that took the many tropes of the JRPG and turned them on their head.
Genre defining works rarely stand the test of time, but moon... not only holds up today, but is probably still one of the best “anti-games” out there... there’s a raw authenticity that makes it stand out among the rest.
is the most important title of 2020... Not only is it a highly anticipated title... but the perfect antidote for all the chaos, disturbance, and uncertainty of the year.
asks what video games can be about, its simplest and most radical answer is that games don’t have to be about heroes—that there are better things to aspire to than heroism, that we can repair and improve the world with gentler, less Homeric braveries.
Everybody's Talking at Once
...a very special game that expresses a strong message without being too preachy. It’s a game I genuinely think everyone should play...
is a shining beacon of hope and love in the trash-fire that is 2020.
can be a tough nut to crack, but if you can take the time to get to the center of this forgotten ‘90s legend, it’s an endearing and enduring masterpiece.
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