How Outer Wilds Works? Why does it’s exploration surpass Outer Worlds and No Man’s Sky?

Hello I’m Kinglink and today we’re going to talk about How Outer Wilds work?

Outer Wilds is a game released last year by Mobius Digital. If you haven’t played it, it’s a space exploration game. Your player is an astronaut and they also are about to be given a spacecraft to go to other planets in the star system and explore the worlds you find.

Now before we dive in here, I’m going to theme this video with a focus on space exploration. I’m going to be talking about Outer Worlds a bit, which is a game from Obsidian Entertainment. But there’s another example we’re going to talk about. If we say large scale exploration, is there a specific game that comes to mind? One not regarded too well? For me, I have to talk about No Man’s Sky by Hello Games. It’s just the perfect example of how not to do exploration.

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How Shovel Knight works? The proper way to do episodic DLC

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Hello, I’m Kinglink and today we’re going to talk about How Shovel Knight Works?

That is a pretty broad topic and Shovel Knight is a huge game that I probably could do a couple of videos on if I wanted. The story of their Kickstarter is equal parts problematic and joyous. The game design of the original game is unique and amazing, and worthy of a ton of praise, and the nostalgia that the game evokes and yet improves on is close to perfection.

For today, as the title says, we’re going to focus on the episodic nature of the DLC for Shovel Knight. It’s well done, impressive, and is a perfect set of blueprints of how this type of content can work. Yacht Club Games created something new and special with their original game Shovel Knight and has done the same for each of the DLCs of what was eventually named the Shovel Knight Treasure Trove.

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Feburary 2020 Reviews – Ace Combat 7, Yooka Layle and the Impossible Lair, and Outer Wilds

Hello. I’m Kinglink and today, we’re going to do a review wrap up for February 2020.

If you’ve been a fan of my channel for long, or at least read my user name, you know I started this channel by reviewing games. Recently I have begun to cover game mechanics more and talking about what really makes a game stand out in its genre or from other games.

At the same time, I still enjoy playing games and reviewing them. Along with my game mechanics videos, I think I’m going to try to make time for a review wrap up, talk about what I’ve played in the last month or two, as well as recommend some games, and tell you which I would avoid.

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How Void Bastards Work? A roguelite that teaches players how it wants to be played.

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Hello, I’m Kinglink and today we’re going to talk about “How Void Bastards Works?”

Void Bastards is a new game from Blue Manchu and published by Humble Bundle. It keeps getting talked about far more than most Roguelites and after playing through it I think I kind of understand. It’s extremely well-paced and interesting, as well as having a great aesthetic and gameplay that stands out.

 

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How Stardew Valley Work? The Three Main Phases of Farm Simulators

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Hello, I’m Kinglink and today let’s talk about “How Stardew Valley works?”

Stardew Valley is a very popular game, but the one place that I feel can be explored at a deeper level is the mechanics that the game uses to make its core systems work and remain interesting to users. I find that there is almost an addictive feel to Stardew Valley at times, where the player just wants to play one more day. Let’s explore what causes players to keep coming back to Stardew Valley? Hopefully, we’ll be able to examine these mechanics beyond just how they feel but also begin to understand how they are designed?

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Sonic 2 Retrospective Review – When Sonic becomes American

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Hello, I’m Kinglink and it’s finally time to talk about Sonic 2. This game was made by Sonic Team and published by Sega, but that’s not the whole story. We are going to get there though.

So with the original Sonic the Hedgehog game out of the way, I wanted to immediately talk about Sonic 2 for a few reasons. I think in a lot of ways this is THE game in the franchise that defined what Sonic was. There are no massive changes here, but there are quite a few important changes for the series, such as the addition of the spin dash, but we get there as well.

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