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About larch

I am a cucumber in a fruit bowl.

How to throw your own video game franchise under the bus


Well, that did not take Electronic Arts and Bioware long, after only 5 months after the game was released both companies dropped support for Mass Effect Andromeda quicker than a Mexican crossing the American border. Which comes as no real … Continue reading

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Witcher 3: Saying goodbye to an old friend…


[Warning: Spoilers ahead!] The first exposure I got to The Witcher was back in 2007 almost 10 years back when I think about it. And I have to say, when I first got to play it I was utterly blown away … Continue reading

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No Man’s Sky: A sugar-coated turd is still a turd


I see a lot of people jumping on the No Man’s Sky hype train again after the recently announced multiplayer update for the game. Should I remind these people that Sean Murray and Hello Games lied through their teeth at … Continue reading

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Hellblade: Life, death, and descending into hell [Review]


When it comes to the topic of psychosis and mental illness in video games, it is usually used as a justification for a villain’s world-destroying plans or used as a plot device to explain a world gone mad. Rarely if at … Continue reading

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The curious case of Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice


So for those living under a rock, Team Ninja released their latest video game entitled: “Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice” on the 8th of November. Along with a “statement” saying that if you die too many times in the game your save game gets … Continue reading

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