• lnorth88’s Activity
  • lnorth88 wrote a review of Paper Mario: The Origami King.
    User Rating 6
    Paper Mario and the Origami King

    I loved Super Mario RPG. I loved the original Paper Mario. And I loved the Thousand Year Door. Then....Paper Mario changed. I'm not sure why Nintendo decided to take away all the good parts of Paper ...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of Trials of Mana.
    User Rating 6
    Trials of Mana

    I never played the original Mana series on SNES, so I thought I would check out the remake on the Switch of this game.However, this game is better left in the SNES era. While the game is fun for a fe...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of Mass Effect.
    User Rating 9
    Mass Effect

    Mass Effect is an excellent RPG with fun gameplay and one of the best stories in video games.GameplayYou play as Commander Shepard, who quickly becomes a "Spectre" early on in the game. You fly around...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of Luigi's Mansion 3.
    User Rating 7
    Luigi's Mansion 3

    Gameplay:You play as Luigi, trying to save your friends in a haunted hotel that has taken them hostage. You have a trusty vacuum that you can suck up ghosts with, but you can also suck up coins, gems,...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of ABZU.
    User Rating 8

    Abzu should be played in one sitting. It's only a couple of hours long, but you will quickly find yourself immersed in the beautiful graphics and music. The graphics are stunningly gorgeous. A lot of ...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of Final Fantasy VII Remake.
    User Rating 9
    FFVII Remake

    Square has literally done the impossible: they have taken one of the most revered games of all time, stayed true to the fans who love it, and also made the game better by leaps and bounds. I am incred...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
    User Rating 9
    Wild Hunt

    I have been hearing about the Witcher 3 for years. It has some of the best review scores of any game I've ever seen, and being a lover of RPGs like Skyrim I finally decided to sit down and play this g...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening.
    User Rating 8
    Link's Awakening

    You would never know that Link's Awakening is based on a game from the early 90s. Nintendo has done a great job of updating the graphics and the music from the original, as well as providing extra (a...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of Portal.
    User Rating 7

    I really wanted to like this game. It has cool puzzles and a hilarious story that keeps you engaged. It's the perfect length for a puzzle game too; it's long enough to get complicated but not so long ...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of Virginia.
    User Rating 5

    I've been on a story-driven game kick ever since I played What Remains of Edith Finch, which I loved. I enjoy when a game grips me with its story right away, lets me play little minigames and solve pu...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of Pillars of Eternity.
    User Rating 8
    Pillars of Eternity

    PoE is an old school CRPG made for people who like long, engaging storylines and making decisions that can totally impact the outcome of the game.As a caveat, I have never played Baldur's Gate or Nev...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of To the Moon.
    User Rating 9
    To the Moon

    This game has a beautiful story with one of the best soundtracks in gaming. It's only about 4 hours long, so you can and should try and play this in one sitting to get the full effect. The plot will k...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty.
    User Rating 9
    RTS at its Best

    This is a review of the pros and cons of the Campaign only: I don't spend enough time doing PvP to be able to review that portion.Pros:-They took a baseline mechanic of mining resources, building unit...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of Assassin's Creed Odyssey.
    User Rating 7
    Expansive World with Little to Fill it

    Full disclosure; I couldn't finish this game. I played for around 20 hours before I threw in the towel and decided that I didn't want to play it anymore. The game is absolutely enormous, but the sideq...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of The Outer Worlds.
    User Rating 8
    A Space Odyssey

    The Outer Worlds is a fun jaunt through outer space that only lasts about 25 hours, but compacts a ton of fun into those hours.Pros:-Great storyline. The world is morally gray and your choices literal...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of SteamWorld Dig.
    User Rating 8
    Pickax Fun

    Steamworld Dig is a fun little game that doesn't take too long to complete and doesn't overstay it's welcome.You play as a robot with a pickax that goes around digging into the ground searching for t...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of Horizon Zero Dawn.
    User Rating 9
    Most Fun I've had with a Game All Year

    Horizon: Zero Dawn is an absolute blast. It's difficult, but not impossible, on the normal difficulty setting, and at around 40-50 hours never gets old or repetitive due to the changing settings and v...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of Super Mario Bros..
    User Rating 8
    Still fun after 24 years

    I realized recently that I've never actually played Super Mario Bros. to completion. Turns out it doesn't take very long to complete the game (just a couple hours), but those hours are super fun and r...

  • lnorth88 wrote a review of Yoshi's Crafted World.
    User Rating 7

    Yoshi's Crafted World is exactly what you would expect: a chill, adorable platformer full of cute graphics and enemies who aren't particularly difficult to overcome.GameplayJust like every Yoshi game ...