Author: Joshua

Two hours ago I finished Return to Monkey Island. It resulted in me digging through old photos, talking to my dad on the phone, and losing myself for fourteen seconds.

2022-06-11 / Moments /

The beginning of the game is perfect. Absolutely perfect. Completely overwhelmed, no longer measurable adrenaline output and an inner discomfort and feeling of pressure – never again have I experienced a better start to a game.

Team Xtreme: Operation Weather Disaster has forever secured a place in my personal video game favorites list – not for qualitative reasons, but because the game triggers multi-layered, intertwined childhood memories.

The bigger, more orchestral and epic video game soundtracks became, the less I remember them. Not a big deal, because there’s only room in my head for Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins anyway.

2022-01-12 / Moments /

With each additional year of life, the number of media consumed grows. Sometimes I have the feeling that my internal brain memory can only store the new content by overwriting old and longer-ago content. This leads to fragments – of pigs and car accidents, among other things.

2021-11-06 / Moments

A lot of video games come with bad plots, uninspired twists, one-dimensional characters, and banal storytelling techniques. That’s fine with me. But if you steal my skills/powers during the course of the game and sell it to me as a groundbreaking story twist, you earn my hate!