Despite the ever-growing popularity of online multiplayer games, I still find myself drawn to single player experiences more than anything else. Any game with a solid narrative, decent controls and a world to explore is usually worthy of my time, but certain games have the potential to draw me in for a much longer duration than others. Ever since I got lost in the fantastic open worlds of Fallout and The Elder Scrolls, I’ve been waiting for a solid RPG to come along and it feels like The Outer Worlds is a worthy contender.
It is a sad fact of life that most people will find the ‘The Big C’ impacting on their world at some point. Whether it is you, a member of your family or someone within your circle of friends that has to fight for their survival
In our modern world, one of the greatest issues facing mankind is the ever-increasing prevalence of mental health issues and the impact it has on our collective well-being. Pressures from social media, increasingly assessment-driven education and the realities of living in a society where cash is king leave many people isolated, disaffected and confused.
Owen adopts a huge range of speakers as he traverses the globe to shed light on the plight of those touched by the trauma of conflict and the constant shifts from first to second to third person along with the employment of omniscient narration carries the reader instantaneously from place to place.