Opinion – Bottom 25 Games: 10) Resident Evil 6

10) Resident Evil 6 (PS3, Capcom, 2012) Oh man, Resident Evil 6 is by far the worst game I’ve played this decade. No contest. No question. Not even co-op with a willing partner was able to overcome the overwhelming dire gameplay, dull level maps, dumb narrative and goddamned design decisions that dooms the entire experience….

2016 – A Dual Life Perspective (Parts I and II)

Originally written in 2016 and early 2017. 2016, you piece of shit. I chuckle as I write that, but seriously. This year heralded in a lot of negativity, stress and depression into my life. As I look back now from my position in November — single, out of the gloom, and reinvigorating myself into the…

Opinion: I need to say so much more on Resident Evil 6

I already wrote a fairly considerable amount of hate text on Resident Evil 6, but I feel compelled to add a little more to that screed. Of all of the games I’ve played — especially in recent times — I have to say that RE6 is unquestionably among the most disappointing. I have rarely seen…

Opinion: Absolute Bullshit Design in Games (4/23/16)

I want to start up a few recurring features here on LVLS, and this will be the first: game design decisions so appallingly stupid, shortsighted, ignorant and/or malicious that they destroy — or at least inhibit — any goodwill and pleasure derived from the player (in this case, me). Today I’m going to discuss a…