• Birthdays The Beginning Review

    The game begins with a (rather unnecessary) framing story where you stumble into a cave one day to discover a strange cube and a voice asking you to help create and build life on its surface. The game then proceeds to guide you, via a series of overly wordy tutorials that are somehow simultaneously too long and short on information, into jump-starting the process of birthing life and the cycle ...
  • Review: Birthdays the Beginning

    Birthdays the Beginning (PC, PS4 [reviewed]) Developer: Arc System Works, Toybox Inc. Publisher: NIS America Release: May 9, 2017 (NA), May 12, 2017 (EU) MSRP: $39.99 Surprisingly, there’s a story to this sandbox. I had assumed the game would drop players into a narrated tutorial and then leave them to their own devices, but that isn’t the case. You’re an average person roped...