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Angel of Death

NextEpisode.comSince its October let’s talk about some horror, shall we?

The anime, Angel of Death, is still kind of ongoing, but I’ll get into that later. It’s about a girl named, “Rachel”, who finds herself in a very strange situation. All she remembers in the beginning of the story is that something happened to her parents, then she went to her first counseling session. Soon after, she wakes up in a strange building where she finds out very quickly that she has been named a ‘sacrifice’ in that strange place and that people are out to kill her for some reason.

Her first encounter with Zack wasn’t a very good one because he was the first person to try to kill her in this show with a scythe. You can tell immediately that Zack hasn’t gotten all his lightbulbs screwed back into his head yet, but he doesn’t seem to mind it. After a couple of near close calls, she makes a deal with Zack that if she successfully help him escape this building then he’ll kill her. Weird, right?

But, I think Rachel has her reasons for agreeing to this.

As you watch the show it starts to feel like your watching a video game and after doing some digging, I wasn’t really surprised to find out that it was a video game before it was turned into an anime. The video game was launched to the world in 2015 in August and was created by Makoto Sanada.

Anyway, as time goes by and they tread deeper and deeper into the insanity of the mystery building more of Zack’s and Rachel’s pasts are revealed in the process. But, there are some questions that haven’t been answered yet. Why is Rachel there? Is she dead or alive? Is she in some kind of purgatory if she is dead? What did she do to deserve being sent to that place? The anime only shows you 12 of the 16 episodes the rest of the episodes you have to search the internet for.

If anyone know where to watch all 16 episodes I would greatly appreciate it if you put it in the comments, so we can all enjoy the ending.

You can play the video game and see if you can beat it to see the plot twist of an ending or if your neither a gamer or a watcher then you can enjoy reading the manga, too. There are so many mysteries to this show and so many unique characters that these two have to go through. For the episodes that I was able to watch, I found it quite enjoyable and I hope you do, too.

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Funny.Kim

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Bendy and the Ink Machine

 

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Today I’m going to be talking about a recently updated game called,” Bendy and the Ink Machine” that’s been receiving a lot of hype recently. It was made by TheMeatly Games;it’s a puzzle-horror game and available on Steam. It has a total different look than other horror games that we’re used to seeing. At first, you don’t think it’s that scary considering cartoon character posters are all over the walls and nothing as come to kill you yet.

Later, things start to go from, “okay, this isn’t scaring at all” to “holy shit! What was that?!”.  Especially, when ‘Bendy’ the main monster in this case starts popping up out of nowhere just to scare the piss out of you. The story goes that we come to this old studio building that we used to work at because Joey called him one day and said he had something to show him. I don’t know about you guys but if someone I used to know suddenly calls me out the blue like that years later and doesn’t tell me what the his surprise is and tells me to come to my old workplace in a creepy fashion…..automatic red flag.

Maybe, I would go there just to satisfy my curiosity, but once I saw that he wasn’t there I would be gone so fast. Unfortunately, for us players we have to be a dumbass and go look for him and we end up seeing some disturbing stuff along the way.

TheFinchofEh,Can't Complain.comI really like the feel of the game and cartoon style design of the game itself, it was really different. Now, this game is released in chapters and I think there are five in all and so far only two of them have been released. If your one of those gamers that likes to wait for the whole game to come out before playing that is totally fine. I’m not one of those gamers though. The moment a game I’ve had my eye on comes out, I’m running out to the nearest GameStop or buying it on Steam if it’s on there.

The more chapters that come out the more mysterious and dark the story gets. It goes from evil mad scientist theory to worshiping a Bendy demon and satanic rituals. You don’t know what the hell is going on at this point you just want to leave.

I don’t know if you guys do this too but after I’m done playing a game, I like going on Youtube and see if other players had the same reaction I did to certain things or found something I didn’t or just watch them freak out. Recently, I discovered this new channel called, “Gamers React Comp”, on Youtube where you can watch all these different players react to same scene in a game and at the end theirs a poll or who freaked out the most and who was the calmest out the bunch. Its pretty funny.

Moving on, this is a really easy game to play and if cartoon characters are your worst fear then look no further. The only bad thing about this game is its slow updates on the game itself. This has only 5 chapters total and there are already rumors that there could be a second game already in the woodwork, so if you enjoyed this game a lot and want to see more in the future then go right ahead and support them on Patreon. Hope you all enjoy this creepy, weird game as much as I did.

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Little Nightmares

cracked-games.orgThis time around I’m going to be talking about the popular and recently out game called, “Little Nightmares”. The game was developed by Tarsier Studios in which I appreciate your guys hard work in making this game for us. I was interested in this game the moment the demo came it, so I was really happy when I heard that this game finally came out.

So, the story of the game itself is really up to your imagination, but I’m going to tell you guys what I think was happening in the game. You wake up as this little girl wearing a yellow raincoat. Yes, I say she because it feels like it’s a she. So, I say it’s a SHE!!! Their has been a debate what gender the little person is and I vote she because she a she vibe from the get go.

dualshockers.comAnyway, this is a stealth/puzzle game where you have to sneak past these gross, deformed fat people who want to kidnap you for some odd reason. I’m good at stealth, puzzles not so much. It takes a person like me a minute to figure some stuff out, not going to lie to you. While your venturing on what you finally figure out is a ship, you come to realize that the reason all this fat people keep trying capture is so they can eat you because you’re a delicacy in this world. So freaking delicious that they’ve got (I thought this was a daycare for the employees kids or something, at first. Okay, leave me alone.) a whole smuggling ring operation going on where they take kids, feed them and fatten them up until their ready to put in the oven.

Messed up, isn’t it?

I know the theme of this game is dark and creepy, but they made something so damn dark that you couldn’t even see where some stuff was nor where you were going despite having a lighter. You never see the faces of the children nor the main character’s. Even though, the game was meant to be creepy it also had a lot of funny and charming elements to it, too. I always laughed when the chefs would see me and make that funny elephant sound.

At one point in the game, it kind of felt like you entered Spirited Away for a moment because everything takes a Japanese style turn and the head mistress of the ship is a geisha with a white mask. If you look closely at some of their faces, some of them look like Japanese demon masks. I thought it was cool but kind of out of place with the rest of the game art style and if you’ve played the game then you’ll understand what I mean. Also, I’m very curious at what type of creature she is because I thought she was just a regular child surrounded by giant adults that want to eat her, but then whenever she gets hungry bad things start to happen to the point where you question if she’s actually good or not.

gamerevolution.comI would say she’s kinds like a vampire but kind off not. I’m not really sure but at the end she becomes totally badass and gets her revenge on all those people who tried to eat her throughout the entire game which I thought was awesome. In my mind, she may be a being that can suck the life out of you and steal powers, but she still gave those people what they deserved so good for her!

I really loved this game, its creepy charm and how dark the story becomes as time goes along. The controls are really simple, so even a beginner can play this game as long as they don’t mind the horror element. Really excited to see if another similar game is coming out anytime soon and I hope you enjoy Little Nightmares.

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Republique (Thief’s Reflection)

gotgame.comRepublique was developed by Camouflaj and Logan Games. This game was good but was very similar to another game that I’ve played a while back called Thief and if you’ve played Thief then you know what I’m talking about.

Where your sneaking around almost the entire time, trying to find where to go next and only attacking when you get caught sneaking around and all that. Those traits were the same but Republique  was like the futuristic, sci-fi version of it with a different storyline and characters. The main character being a woman named Hope who was saying that people are trying to find her so they can erase her. At first, I thought she was talking about people trying to kill her but no. She literally meant erase as in wiping her memory of not just recent events but of everything about her, too.

In the game we control her and the mysterious person behind the cellphone that she keeps talking to. Our job is to help her get out of the prison city called Metamorphosis and along the way we discover how evil and corrupt the people that hold Hope there are. Hope’s character kind of pissed me off sometimes just because the way she acts during some situations. At the same time, I can understand why she is the way she is. The rest of the Pre-Cals and herself (that’s what there called) were pretty much sheltered and never got to see the rest of world, so common sense doesn’t come into play when comes to her making decisions and stuff which is why I regret pressing the ‘let Hope decide’ button when it shows up some times.

What really got me though was the ending. I always say this but I’m not going to spoil it for the people who haven’t played it yet. But, I was really pissed off at what she ended up doing in the end but at the same time I can understand so it makes me frustrated. So, for people who have played and watched the ending let me ask you, did she make the right choice?

We mess with a lot of people in this game which I enjoyed and if you into game like Thief where you sneak around and cause mischief then this is for you. But, if you don’t have not one patient bone in your body then your most likely going to get bored or get so frustrated that you end up throwing the controller across the room and into your tv (that poor tv).

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Sherlock Holmes

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Source: Baker Street Wiki

Just finished Sherlock Holmes the Devil’s Daughter not too long ago and I know that I probably haven’t talked about the previous Sherlock Holmes game in the past so I’ll talk about both so you guys don’t get confused or anything. This game was developed by FrogWares and I have to say that this one is a bit better than the last one.

 

The story already starts out epic and action because the first thing you see is a man (whom you find out later that its Sherlock Holmes) running in the middle of the woods from a mysterious figure while being shot at and the only thing that I could think of was…did he get away?

Later, we find out the answer to that question but I’m not going to spoil it for the people who haven’t played it yet. In this game, I noticed a lot of different things that the previous didn’t do or show. Like the fact that both characters appearances have changed, you can go more rooms in his apartment than last time and that Holmes adopted a daughter!

The last one I was not expecting, even though, the freaking title says the Devil’s Daughter right on the cover. I was kind of hoping it was someone else’s daughter. When I first saw her I was like does a wife too that I don’t know about in this game too? As you guys can guess, Sherlock Holmes in the last game was pretty much single with no love interest in mind. But, then they say adopted and now I’m thinking why in the hell did he adopt a little girl?

People I’m not being mean or anything but if you’ve watched the movies or played the last game then you guys will know why him being a parent or even trying to start a family would be like mission impossible for this guy. Just like the last game it had about 5 different cases where you gather evidence and decide who the criminal is. I’m usually good at detective games but this one had me doubting myself the entire time I played. Also, this one had a lot more puzzle games than the last one which frustrated me to know end. For most of the puzzles after you die a number of times a skip option would appear which I happily clicked one.

A woman named Alice appears in the game and before I even played the game other players would say that this was probably a potential love interest. But, when I saw her she instantly reminded me of the lady thief in the first Sherlock Holmes movie and I instantly knew she was up to no good. Again not going to spoil what happens between these two but I will tell you that it gets crazy………and creepy!!!

Theirs one thing that I seem to notice throughout the whole game that’s been bugging me and I was surprised when I was surfing the net and no one seemed to notice that this was a bit odd to me. If you’ve played the game, then you’ve seen the William Halmington photo and my first thought when I saw it was……ISN’T THIS THE SAME GUY PHOTO FROM UNTIL DAWN?! If you’ve played Until Dawn then you know what I’m talking about when your walking around and you find clues and you find this guy’s picture of him slowly being turned into a Wendigo. It bugged me the entire time I was playing and kept looking at the photo over and over and then looked up the Until Dawn photo and they do look similar.

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Photo from Until Dawn       Source:until-dawn-fc.deviantart.com

I kept thinking maybe they were made by the same people. There have been lots of times when old stuff from previous games would pop up in newer games from the same company, so I thought that was the case here. The answer I got was ……no. Two different games from two different companies. For people who have played Until Dawn and Sherlock Holmes the Devil’s Daughter, I would like for you guys to try to compare to see if it’s not just me who thinks this is really weird. Again since no one seemed to have come to this realization at the similarity I was only able to get the photo to Until Dawn once I can find a Sherlock Holmes version of it, I will put it up here, as well.

 

Overall, this is a pretty good game better than its last one. I loved the storyline and the characters, if you like puzzle/mystery or detective games then you’ll like this game a lot. Even for me who doesn’t enjoy puzzle games very much, I still very much enjoyed the story.

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Those Virtual Villagers

I love and hate those Virtual Villager games that the company Last Day of Work, LLC make. Their are about four games in all in the series with each having a different story and puzzle the player must figure out before their entire village dies from hunger or disease. I think depending on the game decides how hard the challenge is.

For example, I thought that Virtual Villagers 2 was super hard because almost every villager was a child. If you haven’t played these games before then I must tell you that children can’t do anything except run around and pick items on the ground. So, I have to wait painstakingly for them to grow up and hope that they don’t starve to death.

Another thing that will get on my nerves would be that whenever one of them is trying to master a skill or trying to discover something new, it would take forever. When I say forever I mean a couple of hours and unlike the Sims games that we all know and love, their is no fast forward button in the Virtual Villager games. I wish their was one, but their isn’t. So, the only thing that you can do is get out of the game and come check on them later.

The more villagers you have doing the same thing, the faster the process goes. But, you’ll find that some of the people you control are really, really stubborn and will try to do anything else except what  you want them to do. When that happens I practically make it my life’s mission to get them to do it no matter how much they don’t want to until they give up. Its like me saying to them,” I do believe I control this game, not you.”

Even though, I say this and that about the game I still find myself drawn to them. Also, I hope that they continue to make more Virtual Villager games in the future.

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