ESH | The Jackbox Party Pack 4 Review

When The Jack­box Party Pack first came out, it rev­o­lu­tion­ized how mul­ti­player video games could work at par­ties. So long as every­one had some kind of smart device, any­one could pick up and play the sim­ple and addic­tively fun games. As new entries have arrived, there has been a mixed bag of as Jack­box Games has exper­i­mented with the for­mula. Com­ing off of what was, in my opin­ion, the best suite of games thus far with The Jack­box Party Pack 3, there was a lot to live up to for The Jack­box Party Pack 4. Some games suf­fer from over­com­pli­cated rules, but largely this is another fun pack of games that any group can enjoy.

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ESH | The Escapists 2 Review

Ago­niz­ing over the per­fect plan, metic­u­lously prep­ping all the nec­es­sary com­po­nents and then hav­ing it all come apart due to an unseen cir­cum­stance. Escap­ing prison seems like it would be an endeavor that which I would fail mis­er­ably to exe­cute with the per­fec­tion it requires. If noth­ing else, The Escapists 2 has only proven this fact as I have spent plenty of time in soli­tary con­fine­ment for my failed schemes. Thank­fully, unlike real life, the con­se­quences of these failed jail­breaks are min­i­mal and with enough prac­tice, I was even­tu­ally able to spring myself from the joint. It’s this con­cept that makes The Escapists 2 the per­fect action puz­zle game for any­one with a lot of patience look­ing for a real challenge.

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ESH | Mr. Shifty Review

Tele­por­ta­tion has always been on my short list for super pow­ers I would most like to have at my dis­posal. Tak­ing the nat­ural pro­gres­sion of this power and cast­ing you as a tele­port­ing thief, Mr. Shifty is the brawler I have been await­ing for quite a while. Com­bin­ing break­neck over­head action sim­i­lar to Hot­line Miami and Nightcrawler-style tele­por­ta­tion, this game scratches mul­ti­ple itches I didn’t even know were there for me. Mr. Shifty empow­ers the player and makes you feel like a com­plete badass as you punch your way through rooms of gun-toting goons.

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Wednesday Night Stream | The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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Join me for some Hyrule-exploring action at 9pm EST! Feel free to com­ment on this post directly or head off to my Twitch Page to chat with me as I play!

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