This year at PAX East I had the pleasure of speaking with a Mike Mood, one of the minds behind Bendy and the Ink Machine, which fans of FGTeeV will recognize as a charming little indie game that, well, maybe I’ll let him describe it:
If you liked Strange Days, I’m guessing you’ll like this, as they are both story-heavy games with unlikeable teenage protagonists and minimalist gameplay.
And with that particularly saucy bit of hot-takery to set the tone, let’s move on to the review!
Note: The following review does not contain spoilers, except maybe in an alternate universe where the ending to Far Cry 5 was better than it was.
So I guess this is a spoiler, of sorts. It’s a spoiler of what isn't Far Cry 5's ending.
In the list of Things Everybody Should Know, I have a number of gaps. I don’t know how to drive a stick shift, for example. I used to feel ashamed of that, until I realized that the overlap between people-who-will-shame-me-for-using-an-automatic-transmission and people-who-have-opinions-I-care-about is an empty set.
Another thing I never learned to do was play poker.
Extinction is a game that poses the question “Hey, what if Shadow of the Colossus was directed by James Cameron instead of M. Night Shyamalan? And we mean Terminator 2 James Cameron, not Titanic James Cameron.”