With the post-E3 lull before the September/October/November blockbuster window, I thought I could chip away at my game backlog. But with the steady flow of re-released indies hitting the Switch and older games getting massive updates, my pile of shame grows bigger every day.
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After building my first PC a year ago, the one thing that still feels overwhelming is the world of gaming peripherals. Trying to decipher what the hell a refresh rate is or the speed of my mouse’s DPI sounds intimidating, but seeing how these things impact competitive gaming on my sweet rig is something I’m still learning.
There are certain games that you play to feel an adrenaline rush, and others that you play when you need to just chill after a stressful day at work. Relaxing games can work wonders for catching up on podcasts, brainstorming, or if you need to put your brain on autopilot while you sort out some things in your head.
Art is always going to express a certain point of view because ultimately, whatever form it comes in, art is made by human beings. It's a responsibility that can sometimes feel weird in big-budget games that don't double down on the questions they present and treat real life-inspired issues like theme park attractions.