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.
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?
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
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.