First Steps: The Secret World

Once you are in combat, I will say it reminded me of Left for Dead in a good way. You start off with a shotgun and two basic attacks and get used to aiming and moving while firing. The combat felt fluid and was not boring nor easy which again, is a good thing. Very soon, you get two more powers, one that slows your enemies and a powerful attack you use on the bigger enemies. Right before the big battle you get a heal spell that you will take use off right away. This tells me the idea is to allow you to stand alone and not depend on the holy trinity of Tank, Healer, DPS.

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Robby Zinchak: Archive Games

There’s something about that game that after you play it, you never forget it. I think it may have had the best story in all of games – witty, touching, and fantastical all at the same time. But it also had amazing graphics… some of those scenes are still spectacular even by today’s standards. Everything about it just came together beautifully to make an experience more detailed, more immersive, than anything I played before or since.

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gog.com sale: The Longest Journey & Sanitarium 50% off

Two of the most amazing adventure games from the late 90s on sale by our friends at Good Old Games! You can get either one for about $5 each or slightly under $10 total.

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