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Whether or not it’s about your real home or an imagined one, the idea of ‘home’ is one of warmth, comfort, and security. COVID has added a strange twist to the picture, but it shouldn’t taint it for long. As with anything, being at home is a good thing when in moderation. Continue reading Home

When Thunder Comes

When Thunder Comes

You know that the story in front of you is not your own, that you are merely being invited to see it as the main character did. But you still get the overwhelming feeling that the booming Deity is living and breathing and speaking to you. It makes you feel unsettled and, at times, desperate. These are the best moments in Ueda’s games. Continue reading When Thunder Comes

What is TeamICO?

What is TeamICO?

Ueda’s games have a rather unique feel. They are characterized by a small cast, strong but minimalist storytelling, atmospheric use of bloom and HDR lighting, a soundtrack that plays only during key sequences, fictional spoken languages, and a distinctive art style. Continue reading What is TeamICO?