Yup. I'm back on my blog writing about Metroidvanias... again.... I've been trying to fill the Hollow Knight shaped hole in my heart and I'm only partially joking when I say that. Also, I got my hands on a copy of Circle of the Moon. Also, I am trash and a hopeless addict. This list … Continue reading Mini Reviews From My Metroidvania Binge
Recently, one of my friends started playing Hollow Knight and a couple hours in, I realized that he didn't really know what a Metroidvania was. In that sense, me saying "Hollow Knight is a Metroidvania" is equivalent to saying "Hollow Knight is a game in that one genre I like". So what even is it? … Continue reading What is a “Metroidvania”?
In July I wrote a blog post called "Bloodstained From the Perspective of a Castlevania Fangirl". This post can be considered its sequel. I love Metroidvanias. It's one of my favorite genres. The Castlevania handhelds more or less led me to a rabbit hole that got me into playing video games that didn't have the … Continue reading Super Metroid From the Perspective of a Self-Proclaimed Metroidvania Fangirl
I'm not lying when I say that I've been waiting for Bloodstained since 2008. In 2008, Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia was released and that was more or less THE game that got me interested in video games that didn't have the word "Pokemon" in the title. Within a short period of time I went and … Continue reading Bloodstained From the Perspective of a Castlevania Fangirl