Inkling Video Game Review: Limbo

Limbo, a 2D sidescroller by Playdead studios, is a combination of meticulously designed platform-based puzzles, interlaced with a grim and grisly setting that looks like a melancholic visual representation of the Otherworld; it is quite a bleak game. How I discovered this game was pretty weird. I just randomly typed ‘limbo’ on google images. I was expecting to find random pictures of people arching […]

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Inkling Movie Review: Audition

About 30ish minutes into this film, I was scratching my head and wondered if I was watching the correct movie. The synopsis of Audition sounded like a suspenseful horror flick, but you wouldn’t have guessed it was that kind of experience early on; It came off as more of a romantic-comedy. So just when I decided to […]

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Inkling Anime Review: Watamote

I’m sort of feeling conflicted on how I felt about this anime upon completion. There were moments where I thought that Watamote remarkably encapsulated the time of being an awkward teenager trying to fit in, yet I still found it hard to sympathize with the main protagonist, Tomoko, even though I do see a lot of myself in her as […]

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Inkling Movie Review: Alien

Whenever horror and sci-fi movies are brought up in discussion, one of the movies that probably comes up the most is Alien by Ridley Scott. It’s widespread influence has spanned numerous sequels, spinoffs, and even a couple of video games such as Alien: Isolation. Having never watched any of the Alien movies before, and with Alien: Covenant […]

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Inkling Anime Review: Gakkougurashi!

Going into this anime, I was completely unsure of what to expect after reading through it’s synopsis briefly on Myanimelist. The promotional cover bears a stark resemblance to any other typical Moe/Slice-of-Life anime in a school setting (minus the dilapidated building). But one of the genres Gakkougurashi! was tagged under happened to be ‘Horror’. Initially, I thought […]

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