GFA: EarthBound

GFA: EarthBound

Simple gameplay, well-written dialogue, beautiful spritework and a great soundtrack. This game has it all, but this includes a few small quality of life snags that keep it from perfection. This is the first title I finished on the SNES Classic. More first-time thoughts on these 90’s classics are to come.   Let me start this off by saying I am not a huge fan […]

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GFA: Jungle Inferno Contract Campaign

GFA: Jungle Inferno Contract Campaign

Category: Fad Item is available for a limited time. Rating: 6/10 It has been 113 days since Valve turned out the long-awaited and seemingly fabled Pyro Update, better known today as Jungle Inferno. With this update, a grand total of 126 contracts, of which 84 are optional, were made available to players who purchased the Campaign Pass and I have since finished all of them. These […]

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GFA: Fight Songs: The Music of Team Fortress 2

GFA: Fight Songs: The Music of Team Fortress 2

Rating: 8/10. A Must-buy for any diehard fan of Team Fortress 2. Category: Fad. This Item will pass into obscurity in time. Music is bad. You have a better chance of dying in a blimp accident than of buying a good record. So congratulations, little boy or girl, because you’ve somehow defied the odds. The album you hold in your hands contains the world’s only […]

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GFA: Cave Story

GFA: Cave Story

There’s a story. You’re in a cave. That’s the game. It’s good. I rate it 8/8. Ian Kim, We’re done here.   …? Oh, you wanted my usual review size. Well then: Cave Story, released in 2004 as a freeware PC title. All developed by one man. It’s a 2-D shooter platformer in which you’re quickly dropped into Mimiga Village, populated by the rabbit-like Mimiga. […]

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The Good, the Fad and the Ugly: Distance

The Good, the Fad and the Ugly: Distance

Writer’s Note: This was written the week of 9/11/16. At this point the game was still in its Early Access format. Because of this, information below may or may not remain relevant in the future. Saw blades, large cylindrical grinders, Pumpkins and Lasers. These may sound like standard sci-fi and horror film props, but would you be surprised to find them in a racing title? […]

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