What makes L.A. Noire so frustrating is that it seems to resent the things that make it great and love the things that it simply can not do.
“If there’s a griffin to be killed, let me overhear a conversation about it and make my own decisions.”
If the medium is going to mature, we need developers willing to make players feel dumb, allowing them the chance to figure things out via trial and error.
“It soon became clear that I lacked whatever part of the human brain that makes someone naturally good at RTS games.”
Action RPG sounds like a good classification for Nioh until you realize that label is also applied to titles like Diablo III,Borderlands and Fallout 3.
“When Resident Evil 7 is at its best, it isn’t asking you to fight. It’s asking you to escape.”