Life, especially as of late, seems like we’re just going through the motions. Several months into a global pandemic and the days feel like they’re beginning to blur together. Depression sits in, and I find myself eating, sleeping, and working over and over again on a loop. Because of this, the protagonist of Dreamscaper, Cassidy, deeply resonated with me. Cassidy battles with depression and a mysterious past that the player has to unravel as they play. During the day, you’ll cultivate new relationships and learn more about the people of Red Haven, and at night you’ll dive deep into your nightmares
It’s easy to lose Foregone in the multitudinous examples of pixelated Metroidvania games. On paper, there isn’t much that separates it from the norm. In spite of the standard formula, Foregone carves out its own identity through an excellent gameplay loop, fluid animations and complimentary sound design. Also, the game has gun nunchucks – aptly named gunchucks – what else do I need to tell you.The introductory level is pretty standard, with simple tutorials for jumping, attacking, dodging, hidden areas, and the like. Before long, you’ll enter a town that acts as the hub world. Located within this hub are various
Arboria is a rogue-lite RPG being developed by Dreamplant and published by All in! Games. Arboria has been released in early access on May 7th on Steam and it lets you explore the lands of Arboria as a Yotun warrior.You control Yotun warriors on a mission to heal the dying roots of the Father Tree and drive out the corruption that is driving your brothers mad. You are accompanied by Rata, a fairy who supports you in combat as well as guides you with her light. Arboria plays out similar to other souls-like games and has all the staple gameplay mechanics
100th Oculus Quest Game Review Special!
Well, we’re finally here people, this article features ten more Oculus Quest game reviews, the last being our ONE-HUNDREDTH review! We’ve played, tested and reviewed 100 different VR games over the last few years, starting with Oculus Quest launch titles & ending by exclusively reviewing titles played on the Oculus Quest 2.Scroll to the bottom for links to all our previous Quest review articles and a little insight into what to expect next from us.Boy did we group together some great titles for our special! Let’s start in alphabetical order, simply ‘cause it's prettier…CrashlandWe fully expected an official Oculus Rift release of
10 Oculus Quest 2 Game Reviews - Part 3
If you're a regular reader here at Opium Pulses, you might remember a few series of game reviews we did following the release of the Oculus Quest, we've now reviewed a total of 90 games for the platform and don't intend on stopping!Now that the Oculus Quest 2 has been out for a few months we figured we'd pick one up ourselves and review games played exclusively on the new headset. Everything we review in this series will be played and tested on our brand new Quest 2, so all pros and cons should be considered.Click here for part 2: https://www.opiumpulses.com/article/421/10-oculus-quest-2-game-reviews-part-2Let’s