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Spider-Man: Miles Morales

This entry in the Marvel’s Spider-Man series follows Peter Parker’s apprentice on a personal journey to protect his home of Harlem in New York City. This is about an eight-hour story with Miles as the lead, and it’s an emotional take on an origin story that removes any repetition that this particular style of the…

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The Last of Us Part Two Final Thoughts

I felt the need to include my closing thoughts on the game, after a long time of having the experience live in the back of my head. I washed my hype down with the narrative soundtrack, as well as twitter’s teetering judgment weighing down like pressure from the cold war. It was divisive, to say…

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Santa Barbara

The final hours taking place on the California coast was the hardest part of the game to play. You play as Abby for a small part of this section but her gameplay isn’t what this final act is about.  Gameplay switches to Ellie, still obsessed in finding Abby’s whereabouts. This wasn’t the most graphic part…

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Seattle day 3 (Abby) through The Farm (Ellie)

Abby and Yara sail to Seraphite’s island in search of Lev. They get there and tale the back trails, sneaking through the settlements of the people who want to kill them. To describe their home aesthetic, think of A24’s Midsommer and The Witch. They have homes built of logs shaped like a triangle with a…

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Seattle Day 2 (Abby)

I haven’t finished the section yet, but I already know I am headed into the best part of the game. Abby felt compelled to help Yara and Lev in a way that would go against everything she has trained for as a WLF. She rescued them so intently, killing scars along the way.  I say…

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Seattle Days 1 through 2 (Ellie)

Riding into Seattle is silent, serene, and full of history that didn’t get a chance to write itself. The walls of the desolate quarantine zone are spray-painted with anti-fascist parlance. The Washington Liberation Front (WLF) is the group that killed Joel and seems to have taken over sections of the city. Joel’s brother, Tommy, left…