I’ve been a gamer for 90% of my 33 years on this earth. I kind of hate to say it, but I am a “hardcore” gamer. I hate to say it, because I don’t really think gamers need to be split into groups. That said, my gaming history has left me not all that interested in the mobile phone/tablet space other than for some mindless games to pass a few minutes here and there. Self-identifying as a hardcore gamer has not left me a snob, however. I understand and appreciate the casual space that mobile has monopolized and I think it’s great that there are games for everyone, but I just never saw myself truly loving a game or a game’s story on mobile. When I’ve been able to play things like The Last of Us, Journey and Enslaved on my various PlayStation consoles, I never felt like a mobile game would rope me in and make me want to finish it.
Then I had a few days with Lifeline. Continue reading