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Ace Combat 7 (PS4)

Although placed in a fictional world of Ace Combat’s own making, this seventh numbered entry depicts a surreal, even bizarre neo-future World War II interpretation. The small Eursea (Japan) kingdom sends an unannounced force to the military-powered, world policing Osean (USA) forces at Osean’s seaside base. In the end, a national alliance leads to prosperity… Continue reading Ace Combat 7 (PS4)

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Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (PS4)

It’s in Senua’s eyes. A blankness. Her stare, her searching for reality. But there’s nothing, except anger maybe. Anger at her past, her birth into violence, and her grief. That’s the only thing real to Senua. Uncanny valley is frequently dissected, that point where a robot or computerized image becomes so real, it’s indistinguishable from… Continue reading Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (PS4)

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Darksiders III (PS4)

Two things highlight the apocalypse of Darksiders III. One is the four horsemen member Fury (who leads this Darksiders chapter) continually making snide observations about the human race. While freshman philosophy in terms of depth, the spiteful barbs regarding war and planet-destroying indifference create a character cold, even distant to her cause. That makes an… Continue reading Darksiders III (PS4)