Life hasn’t been the most exciting lately. I love to travel, so naturally, the shutdown that brought 2020 to a halt has forced me to take up, well, less-preferred means of adventuring. One such method is to explore the open worlds of video games that were ideated before I was born.
While the title of this sophomore release from indie studio Four Quarters is appropriate, albeit bromide, I find it unfortunate that “Oblivion” is already a shopworn gaming trademark, because that is the word that keeps coming to mind as I loop my way closer and closer to 100 hours of game time.
Oblivion [uh-bliv-ee-uhn]: the state of being forgotten or completely unknown.
In Loop Hero, 2021’s unexpected gaming success story, you are tasked with two simple actions:
Remember? Remember what? Without going too deep into the lore, Loop Hero presents a dystopian future where the world…
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