The Platinum Diaries | No Man’s Sky


Why This Game?

I had been pretty pumped for No Man’s Sky ever since its debut trailer first aired at the 2013 VGX awards. When the game finally landed in my hands, it had been paired down to a bit more real­is­tic prod­uct for a small indie team to be mak­ing, but I remained excited to play. Frankly, I think the game has received a bit more flak than it deserves, but that’s a topic for another day. The tro­phy break­down for No Man’s Sky involved earn­ing what are called mile­stones for per­form­ing var­i­ous actions you would nor­mally do in the game. Thus, I fig­ured, earn­ing the plat­inum is akin to com­plet­ing the game, since it doesn’t really have a con­crete end­ing. Paired with both this idea and my enthu­si­asm for the game, I set out to get this plat­inum tro­phy. Con­tinue read­ing

ESH | Conquer the ‘Rebel Galaxy’ Your Own Way

Truck­ing sim­u­la­tors have never really appealed to me. The con­cept of tak­ing goods from one place to another in a video game doesn’t exactly scream excite­ment and sounds more like work than play. Lit­tle did I know, all that was required was set­ting it in space and includ­ing blow­ing up other ships to hur­tle me over to the oppo­site side of the fence. Rebel Galaxy brings the style and action nec­es­sary to make trans­port­ing goods as excit­ing as it is cathar­tic and relaxing.


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