The Bleeping Sickness podcast is back baby. It’s good again. Awoouu (wolf Howl). Grab a pew and join us for a discussion of our favourite games of the year in a special episode that, whilst not as far-reaching as the marathon end-of-annum podcasts put out by some gaming websites, is already being called “too long” by some critics. Thrilling! On a more serious note, this episode is dedicated to the memories of those who lost their lives in the Great Ape War. Godspeed.
This might seem like a direct follow-on from the last episode, regarding remasters, but looks can be deceiving. Episode seven is an entirely new instalment which carries on the story from last time but with better graphics, gameplay, mechanics, and a whole lot of new bells and whistles. Well, not really. But the new edition of the Bleeping Sickness podcast is about sequels! Join us, won’t you?
Over the past month Nier: Automata has blown me away. A game that on it’s face is one where you hack robots to pieces in various fashion appeals to me, but I didn’t expect to be dragged into one of most interesting and memorable games I’d ever played. A true masterclass in story telling and emotional manipulation, by the time I had killed my way to the “true” ending, it had solidified its position as one of my favourite games of all time.