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No Man’s Sky NEXT: Come on down to Stan’s Garbage Space Ranch

No Man’s Sky NEXT: Come on down to Stan’s Garbage Space Ranch

On returning to a game, crafting, space flight, and aspiring to be a space farmer.

Two years ago I spent a considerable amount of time playing No Man’s Sky. I even wrote a review about it! Despite its shortcomings, my opinions of the game were generally positive. However, I felt pretty done with its vast, beautiful vistas after spending dozens of hours with it and reaching the galactic center. So I left. That is until Hello Games launched the game’s latest update, No Man’s Sky NEXT.

With Hello Games’ latest update, No Man ‘s Sky NEXT I’m back again to see what’s changed, all the while peddling my space trash to any alien foolish enough to part with their money. Oh, and I built a garbage space ranch.

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Posted by Stan Guderski in Blog Stuff, Video Games
Review: Dragon Ball FighterZ

Review: Dragon Ball FighterZ

Dragon Fisticuffs

Reviewed on PlayStation 4

Note: This review originated as an assignment in one of my classes. I edited it slightly (and waited for the semester to be over) before posting it here.

Dragon Ball FighterZ‘ varied roster, stunning visuals, and attention to detail highlights the best the Dragon Ball franchise has to offer–but can the gameplay measure up to its Super Saiyan visual flair?
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Posted by Stan Guderski in Reviews, Video Games
Archive – No Man’s Sky: Review

Archive – No Man’s Sky: Review

Note: I wrote this review in 2016 after the game launched. The game has received updates and changes since then, so this review is no longer accurate. It exists only as an example of my writing.

With its innumerable star systems, Hello Games’ No Man’s Sky appears to provide endless adventure for those willing to pilot a ship across its colossal star map. It is an optimistic, daunting premise for a game, but does reality line up with these ambitions?

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Posted by Stan Guderski in Video Games