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First game review (BULLY) 

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My first game review. I thought I’d start off with one of my favourite games of all time and that is Bully

The game was released all the way back in the year 2006 back in the days where people were happy with the single story campaign. And didn’t need co-op and online to play the game.

The game is an open world game set in a boarding school. Where your mother drops u off to go on a honeymoon with her husband. You play as Jimmy Hopkins a rebel who’s the main protagonist.

The idea of the game is you do missions that lead to you taking on the factions in the game there known as the bullies the preps the greasers the nerds and the jocks. And later on the townies. 

The great thing about this game is the fact that there is so much to do outside of the main story there’s all the side quests and finding all the collectables like finding the radio transistor for the hobo and all the rubber bands. There’s also the idea of going to class throughout the day which is just brilliant. 

I think it’s a game that is kind of forgotten which is because of Rock star having the heavy hitters like a gta and the red dead series. But it was there most daring title which is a shame that it’s kind of forgotten about.

And in my opinion one of the greatest games to never get a sequel

And that’s the first game added to thedavidayrescollection

GOD OF WAR (GAME OF THE GENERATION?) 

Outstanding. Breathtaking.  The future of games is today. The game features Kratos and his son athreus on there journey to the highest point in all the realms. This game is set in norse mythology…… Yes Kratos has left Greece and has found himself in Scandinavia somehow.  There’s so much to say about this game whether it’s the story or the game play or the camera…… The way this game is directed is just outstanding. No camera cuts 1 camera for the whole game more or less there are a few moments where u might say that there was a cut but there so few. If this is the future of game direction then it’s only a matter of time before games get the mainstream attention they deserve 

Now the story is very basic but executed so well with so much subtley at points especially between Kratos and his son. One was Kratos not really being able to comfort his son like he was afraid to put his hand around him and just stopped himself. Even when athreus has his little tantrum Kratos just leaves his son alone but then when athreus does a bad thing. A really bad thing Kratos losses the plot with him as u would. 

Now the game play my God the leviathan axe is magnificent its so much fun to use u can throw it at an enemy and call it back to your hand which is tremendous fun the game still has puzzles.  I don’t think any of them were particularly challenging. (and no I’m not a puzzle master the witness ruined my enjoyment of puzzles) the voice acting is just brilliant obviously best part of the voice acting is the relationship between the two.  But the real star is who ever plays athreus that actor has some future.  

Now on to the negative and I would say there are two negative and there so small it’s nitpicking one is when u kick a chain and Kratos immediately climbs down it and it’s all to unlock a short cut in case u need to get somewhere quickly (that’s what my 6 hours of darksouls 3 taught me). 

The second is this was just for me I was stuck on 1 part for 6 hours and I became scared to attack the enemy just because I knew they would destroy me if I got to close and especially when they were nearly dead. I went through every emotion possible from giving up to anger to genuine tears to the biggest high I will ever have when I actually got the win.  

And then we have the Stranger who might have the best boss fight in a game that character if I say his name it spoils so much if u know anything about norse mythology so I’ll keep it hush hush his voice acting is also brilliant cause he’s just a deluded man who can’t die. 

This game has changed my opinion on Kratos and God of war as a whole I played the third one didn’t think much of it.  And now I can say it’s in my top 5 games of all time.  And Kratos is now likeable 

I am awarding this game a 9/10 as Kratos became the God of war his new title is being the newest member of the Davidayrescollection 

1 final thing that secret ending.  I am very excited to see what happens next 

FAR CRY 5 

Far cry 5 is exceptional. From start to finish just brilliant. From fun game play to the story and the prepper stashes. And best of all no towers 

The games plot is very good as you do missions that destroy the seeds control over Hope County in the style of Mafia 3 as you take out parts of there empire to draw them out in to there territory. 

I was sold on this game when I heard Joseph seed sing amazing grace in the trailer https://youtu.be/PiFm6Fo0oH8

Seriously what a voice 

 Actually that’s a lie there are towers. There’s one tower and that’s only in there to make a joke. The game play is really good the shooting is probably the highlight of it with all the random encounters you come into no more than any other far cry game but the shooting never got boring.  The driving leaves a lot to be desired but your not buying far cry for the driving now are you. 

The story is really good and interesting with some outstanding voice acting  especially by Greg Bryk who plays Joseph seed.  Good singer as well.  Who plays the leader of the cult your trying to stop he is genuinely terrifying in the way he delivers almost every line with the way he stares directly into your eyes you really believe what he’s saying.  Now he is a cult leader so he’s not the nicest man. He and the rest of the seed family belive that all members of there cult are being saved from the collapse. (another way of saying apocalypse which like we need another) 

Obviously your character’s job is to defeat all the seed members like John and Jacob seed as well as the sister Faith. And then the big bad…….  Joseph. 

Now the prepper stashes they have taken the place of towers. They are puzzles around the area where you have to figure out the solution but there nowhere near as challenging as the puzzles from the witness so don’t let that put you off them there a nice break from the story. 

Now with all games have there problems it’s an open word game so you get the usual stone that’s floating. I came across one bug that if you died you would be stuck in a jeep with a turret and can’t get out while the character that drives has spawned all the way across town and can’t get back to you in time. So just quit mission start again and don’t die. 

MINOR SPOILER BELOW……………. KIND OF 

My main problem with the story is that you get kidnapped……………………….. A lot like almost 10 times in the story and it would happen at the most annoying times during a side mission or talking to someone to start the next mission. 

All these problems did not take away my overall enjoyment of the game which is why I score far cry 5 a 9/10

Far cry 5 is the newest member of thedavidayrescollection

Madeline depression 

I’ve been playing a game called Celeste a 2d platformer with a REALLY GOOD STORY. You play as a girl called Madeline it quickly becomes clear that she’s battling more than just climbing the mountain she so desperately wants.  I believe the mountain is a metaphor for Madeline battling her inner demons. Early in the game Madeline I suppose u could call it her b side she a purple Madeline comes out of the mirror (stay with me now)  evil Madeline chases you copying everything u do a few seconds behind which makes the chase more harrowing when you realise she’s running from herself.  Which got me thinking no matter how hard you try can you really beat depression? 

You see her struggle through different parts of the game where she runs in to her evil self.  I felt more connected to Madeline which is weird for me cause there’s no talking in this game it’s all text boxes.  There’s just so much depth to this game with the story she has to battle her demons run from the thing she fears most of all which is her self can she ever beat depression. 

Madeline eventually realise that she shouldn’t run from depression she needs to tackle it head on she becomes one with evil Madeline and they help each other reach the top of the mountain. 

Don’t knock twice (a……… horror game)

The best thing about this game is the rhyme in the synopsis it got me intrigued so it did it’s job.

Once to wake her from the bed twice to wake her from the dead.

☝️Look it’s the door from that game I’m reviewing. How amazing is technology these days.
Right I don’t want to be Mr negative there’s enough of that in the world already so I will say that it’s a good game but with elements that are done better elsewhere.  Like your dropped in with no information. I did my best to make it more scary I started playing it at like 10pm and finished it in about 3hours pitch black and with a headset in.

It’s very good at building tension but it’s very dark in the house your in and u have a candle as your only source of light.

It depends heavily on slamming doors behind you and trying to scare you on wandering in the dark.

I wouldn’t say it’s very scary there is probably 5 minutes where it’s actually scary mainly with jumpscares.(hate jumpscares but they weren’t the best jumpscares it wasn’t to the level of pt or 5 nights at Freddy’s 4 (👈 those scares made me genuinely terrified) . Only watched them not playing them cause………no thanks.

I also felt kind of bored playing but i paid for it it was only a tenner so I got what I wanted out of it. For the first horror game I played it wasn’t great but I felt brave 😁👍

So the latest game added to the DavidAyres collection is don’t knock twice and with a score of 5/10 

The legend of zelda breath of the wild

I’ll start off by saying that this game is very very good 9’s or 10’s. I don’t have a massive history of Zelda games I’ve only played twilight princess and BOTW and I liked both games.

So the game starts off with the playable character link waking up in some sort of chamber and turns out that he’s lost all of his memories.

What I really like about this game is that you can do pretty much anything u want from start to finish. Walk up to the final battle almost straight away you’ll get absolutely destroyed but it’s something you can do. If that’s not what u want to do then go around the whole map unlock all the towers. And I must say that the game looks absolutely incredible a lot of games are just so fast paced that you don’t even look at the environment that the creator’s have made.

So as link your job is to save princess Zelda who is trapped inside calamity Gannon who has taken over the 4 divine beasts so your job is to go around the kingdom of Hyrule save the divine beasts gain some of there powers and launch one final assault on the castle to save princess Zelda and defeat Gannon.

Now I’ll talk about the difficulties that I had playing the game it took all my strength to not rage quit the game. I found it so hard to play not cause it was poorly made just cause I was not good at the game I mean I only found out how to dodge during the final battle so that kind of annoyed me.

Some of the enemies are ridiculous like the decayed guardians 

These fuckers I think I killed 2 in the whole game and there fairly common.

I really like how you’ll be told something but won’t be shown where it is I mean it’s really hard so anyone out there who say Zelda is for kids. Get lost.

An example is that you’ll be told that your sword is near a forest so it’s up to you to find it you don’t need the sword but it’s very helpful. It’s also a bit of a pain when you don’t have 100’s and 100’s of hours to mess around with the big open world game. Adults don’t have that time it took me like 60 hours to complete the game 

So Zelda is now the latest game in the davidayrescollection.

Mystery blogger award nominated by Mathew Matt in the hat 

I’ll just start off by thanking Matthew it’s an honour to be nominated👍 and the creator so here’s the link Lynlynsays

Rules

1) Display the award logo on your blog
2) List the Rules
3) Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog
4) Mention the creator of the award and provide a link as well
5) Tell your readers three things about yourself
6) Answer five questions from the nominee
7) Nominate anywhere from ten to twenty bloggers
8) Notify the bloggers by leaving a comment on their blog
9) Ask your nominees any five questions of your choice, including one weird or funny question
10) Share the link to your best blog post 

(5) I have a blog.

Currently watching Eurovision final go on Ireland. (Oops)

I still like yu gi oh

Have a 4th fact. the walking dead is better than game of thrones

Question and answers

(6)1. If you play video games, which console do you support? Nintendo, Microsoft, or Sony? All of them 

2. What is you favorite you seen so far in theaters? Anything Harry potter

3. What fictional character represents you (it can be from anime, cartoon or other media)? Harry potter got the same potter

4. Besides WordPress, what kind of social media do you use the most and what is the least? Twitter most and bebo 😁😁😁

5. Do you pick your nose in public places or when you are alone? Both

Not sure how to link a specific blog so just look at all of them.

https://thedavidayrescollection.wordpress.com

So I bought a switch

The Nintendo switch in my opinion is everything you need in a console it plays on the tv and is portable as we all know.

The features I like are the joy con controllers which can attach to the switch and in the controller pad as well. There’s also a flap at the back of the docking station so all the wire’s don’t get tangled together. When I first got it I spent the first 10 minutes just attaching the joy con’s to the switch and the controller. Very satisfying when you hear the click to take out the joy con just press the button at the back of each joy con.

The thing I don’t like is the fact that there is no way to turn off the switch while in the docking station while sitting down away from the switch.

What I think the switch will be I think it’s there new ds I know they said they won’t forget about the 3ds but it’s a console and a ds and if Nintendo know one thing it’s how to do a handheld device. I mean the Wii was good I liked it a lot. I didn’t buy the Wii u cause it’s an abomination of a console like it was a disaster

I bought Mario kart 8 and Zelda breath of the wild when I got it. And I will say that Zelda might be one of the hardest games I’ve played in ages or I’m just shit at it. I’d say I’ve played it for a bout 20 hours and I’m not lying i’ve like a gazillion Times. So if I ever complete it I’ll review it
MARIO KART 8!!!!! (Said it like Mario) I have one complaint I’m not a big fan of the battle mode except the shinning thief one which puts the rage factor from a normal Mario kart game and puts it up towards the heavens.