Infamous: First Light (PS4) — Review

After playing and thoroughly enjoying The Swapper, naturally I had to play the second free PS4 game of the month.  I was interested in Infamous: First Light when it was released back in August, especially after enjoying Second Son, but I never gave it a shot.

All in all, First Light is a fun, different ride through the Infamous world.  The story was severely heavy-handed, but I enjoyed the gameplay more than Second Son.

The power of neon light, conveniently located in your hands.

The power of neon light, conveniently located in your hands.

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The Swapper (PS4) — Review

A space station deep in the darkness of space.  An intelligent race of alien beings that communicate through a hive mind.  Valuable materials, knowledge, and scientific experiments.  The Swapper plays up on many sci-fi tropes but adds in an incredible unique mechanic — a tool that allows you to create and swap consciousness between clones.

I’ve had my eye on The Swapper for a while and when it came to PS+ for free, it was an instant pickup for me.  If you’re looking for a short puzzler, you should pick it up, too.

If a clone dies in space, does the original person hear it scream?

If a clone dies in space, does the original person hear it scream?

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Don’t Starve — Review

There are so many things that can kill you in Don’t Starve that it’s almost impossible to list them all.  In my eight plays, I’ve died to: a ravenous dog, eating tainted meat, a bird with legs three times taller than me (twice), a frog, and a swarm of bees (twice).  It can be grueling, but the ever-lurking “will this kill me?” attitude of Don’t Starve is easy to get hooked on.

Or, instead of being afraid of a beast, you could be it’s king

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Resogun and Contrast — Review

One of the first things I did as an owner of a shiny new PS4 was to sign up for PS+, Sony’s version of Xbox Live.  On top of being able to play multiplayer, Sony gives out a few free games every month.  The first batch of games for the PS4 are Resogun and Contrast.  The short of it: Resogun might be the best launch game out there and Contrast is… not.

Good thing this arcade game doesn’t eat quarters

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