We get a bit more obscure in this installment. Welcome to… Chiller! Welcome to… a light gun arcade game where the scariest thing about it may be the in-game moral implications, or lack thereof. You see, in two of the four stages of Chiller, you assume the role of a gun-toting torturer who shoots people attached to torture devices to bits. The violence is quite explicit and shocking, especially for a game made in 1986. This was long before Mortal Kombat and Night Trap began to decay our moral fiber.
Continue reading Halloween Special 3: Season of the Witch: Ch-Ch-Ch-Chiller
I realized that there were some more Alien games that I could talk about, so here we are! Continue reading Halloween Special 2: Halloween Harder – More Alien Games
This series is all about horror games or games with horror themes that impressed me.
Continue reading Halloween Special: Scary Moments in Alien Games!
Who were the best characters, statistically speakers, in my game of TLH? I have a formula for determining that in RPGs, which is calculated by ranking the characters against each other in each stat. Say that the Tank is number one in terms of strength, the Female Cleric is second, and the Mage is last. That means that the Tank gets three points in that category, the Cleric gets two, and the Mage only gets one. Whoever is first in a stat gets the max number of points, which total the overall number of party members (except in special cases with games that have characters that become inaccessible like Faize, or an RPG with a ton of different characters).
Without further ado:
Continue reading Star Ocean: The Last Hope – Final Stats
There are some hidden endings for certain characters. These are only triggered by some very specific Private Actions – a vexing habit throughout the series. This won’t be the last we hear of it. Continue reading Star Ocean: The Last Hope – Easter Eggs, Hidden Endings, and Trivia
This game disappointed some fans of the earlier Star Ocean games, but I’m not among those disappointed. However, I do not love The Last Hope for the same reasons that I love The Second Story.
Continue reading Star Ocean: The Last Hope – Final Thoughts
JUNE 17th, 2010: Of course, that’s different now. It’s been a while since I updated this VGJ. I did play the game after the last update. I tried to solve the puzzle of the Palace of Creation, Area 7, but I gave up and then messed around in the Colosseum.
Continue reading Star Ocean: The Last Hope – June 17th – 18th, 2010: Do Not Go Quietly