Tag: triple A games

The Order: 1886 (Or How One Game Embodies Much of What’s Wrong with AAA Games)

Recently, a friend of mine was shocked to discover The Order: 1886 in a used games store, as it had only been released a few weeks prior to her visit. Thinking she was experiencing a great streak of luck, she bought the game, when, in reality, she might as well have broken a mirror or walked under a ladder.

It is by no means an exaggeration to say that I found the The Order: 1886 to be baffling on almost every level. After having spent a great deal of time both playing the game and watching my friend play it, I have lost a great deal of faith in AAA titles.… Read the rest