Harvest Moon 64 is unbelievably addictive. Somehow, you can sink an entire day into the obsessive upkeep of your farm and then go to bed in real life that night feeling like you’ve accomplished a hard day’s work. Virtual chores; a dangerous game concept. The object of the game is to create a self induced stress cycle and maintain it. That sounds dreadful in theory, but I cannot emphasize enough how immersive this experience is.
When I think of Resistance, I remember it mostly for its minimalistic design and the way it inspired an intriguing atmosphere with its well blended combination of audio and visuals. Despite its seemingly typical introduction, the story ultimately leaves an impact.
A mysterious virus originating in Russia has swept across Asia and Europe. Infected humans are being converted into strange creatures called Chimera. With their advanced technology, they infect other humans with the virus as a means of creating new forms of their species, easily conquering and spreading their armies across the world. In 1951, the infestation reaches Britain, resulting in catastrophic destruction.
The human race is left to hold a resistance. Continue reading Hindsight – RESISTANCE: Fall of Man Review