Video Game Review: The Stanley Parable

Details: Spent about forty minutes playing through it. Official site is https://www.stanleyparable.com/

Score: 7/10

The primary enjoyment you derive from this game is largely from being constantly surprised by what it’s doing, which makes it difficult to talk about. I’ll try to talk about the things I can talk about while avoiding the enjoyable stuff.

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Video Game Review: What Remains of Edith Finch

Details: Originally released in 2017. Played through the game in well under two hours. Official site is http://www.giantsparrow.com/games/finch/

Score: 7/10

The Epiq Games store was giving this game away recently so I decided to give it a play through. What Remains of Edith Finch is game often referred to as a “walking simulator.” You basically walk down a fairly linear path and are told a series of short stories related to the family of Edith Finch. These series of stories are mostly grounded in realism, but touch upon supernatural elements. The biggest draw of this game is just being told a story that unravels the mystery of the Finch family.

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