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Monday, June 29, 2020 - 02:38

Initial thoughts:

It's a wonderful coda to the original game that expands upon the narrative and gives us a perspective from several characters we know and love, as well as a few fresh ones.

It seems to rely very heavily on the trope that Revenge Is Not Enough....

At several points throughout the game, I felt like I didn't want the character I was playing to succeed.... This includes both Abby and Ellie... It seemed like it was forcing me down a path I didn't want to take, whilst simultaneously telling me that what I was doing was wrong.

I can understand totally where they were coming from with their intentions, but to not give us a choice seems lacking where games like The Walking Dead accept our choices and show us the repercussions.

This felt more like it was trying to make an unnecessary point. I would hope that we all know that revenge is not a satisfying conclusion and it plays this to the very last moment.

I was happy that Ellie was...

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