Update #1 (11/5/18): In which I Learn to Find Joy in the Little Things.
Update Three: (10/25/18): In which I Have Even More to Say.
Final Update: In Which I was so Wrong that After Completing 100% of the Game I Immediately Began a New Playthrough.
If Heavy Rain had a multitude of impactful decisions or ways to affect how the story progressed, then Detroit has a multitude of multitudes.
04/29/18 - Final Update: In which the journey comes to an end.
Final Update: In which I arrive at a conclusion regarding Far Cry 5.
As an experiment, it shines. As a functional story with dialogue that could conceivably be spoken by actual humans, not so much.
Everything about NORTH, save for its narrative, feels like something made for a 48-hour game jam.
02/28/18 Final Update: In Which I am Finally Done.
By combining the very best elements of the Souls games and classic Metroidvania mechanics, Long Hat House has created a game that evolves the very formula to which it pays homage.