Where does the hate go?

Ashina in flames Death and Destruction abound Where does the hate go? Early in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, after defeating the Bandit Lord turned Ashina General Gyoubu Oniwa, Wolf has the opportunity to talk to an old woman who is helping to bury the dead. Though grateful that Gyoubu has fallen, she worries about whereContinue reading “Where does the hate go?”

A Ballet of Blade and Blood

Swords clash; men cut down A Ballet of Blade and Blood Only one still stands Throughout my long history with gaming, there have been many games that have tested my resolve and my patience. Whether it be defeating Shao Khan in Mortal Kombat, facing the Valkyries in God of War, or taking down Metroid PrimeContinue reading “A Ballet of Blade and Blood”

The Height of Cultural Appreciation: A praise of Ghost of Tsushima

Game like no other Love for Japanese Culture  By Americans Often in this day and age, there is a lot of talk about cultural appropriation, where one culture, usually of a higher economic or socio-political standing, takes aspects of another culture without thought or care on how they do it. Given that our world isContinue reading “The Height of Cultural Appreciation: A praise of Ghost of Tsushima”