I was one of the early adapters. I bought Anthem on pre-order, I played the Beta. I was lucky in that I didn’t have any of the hard crashes or significant glitches that others had experienced but the game was still a little rough. It was fun, though.
Anthem is a looter shooter that combines the third person shooter experience with the action role playing experience, to varying degrees of success. Taking place in Bastion, a country lacking in details on an unnamed planet, the name Anthem refers to the Anthem of Creation, a supernatural force of unknown power and origin that feeds dangerous relics and creates strange beasts. You play a Freelancer, a sort of mercenary that pilots a Javelin, a suit of power armor that allows you to fly and battle the dangers of Bastion, and the factions that would try to harness the Anthem for themselves.
Hello again, dear readers. Let’s continue our “pick on Bioware” series with a little discussion about the last installment in the Mass Effect franchise. On the off chance that anyone from Bioware were to read this blog, let me reiterate that they are my favorite developer, and my absurdly lofty dream-job would be to get... Continue Reading →
We recently experienced a death in the family. Okay, not really, but my desktop computer is dead and we're awaiting the arrival of a new processor before cannibalizing my system and building a new machine. This means I've been on my laptop - a fine machine for writing (and it's also quite shiny and pretty),... Continue Reading →