The Games of 2018

Well, this is it. Time is almost up for 2018. A year filled to the brim with most of people in charge making absolutely absurd decisions for their respective countries and the people who leave within them but, fear not dear reader because there is still a glimmer of hope of hope on the horizon … Continue reading The Games of 2018

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Games for People that don’t play games

Excuse this post. It's a little self-indulgent. You see for the first time in a while I managed to '' convert''  someone and no, not in the way you think. I managed to convert a so-called non-gamer a self-professed hater of gaming no less. A man who once said that '' gaming is nothing but … Continue reading Games for People that don’t play games

Astro Bot – initial impressions

If you have had the chance to play The Playroom VR you will probably have seen the little robots that populate all the games in the demo, after providing an initial draw in the strange Playstation curio the Playroom, the ''game'' that came with the PlayStation camera, the little bots have moved on from camera … Continue reading Astro Bot – initial impressions

Skyrim and the Donkey

Some genres, you just can't get into not matter how hard you try. You could clear a schedule in your calendar, leave space in your diary, even plan an all nighter but no matter what you do, somethings just aren't meant for you. This is where i sit with open world RPG's there a genre … Continue reading Skyrim and the Donkey

Guess What’s Coming to Game Pass?

Hello, guess what I just spotted on the excellent Eurogamer website? Have you guessed it? No? Let me tell you. I just spotted that Rage and Doom are coming to the XBox Game pass! How great is that? Yes straight after quake con and the unveiling of the beautiful looking and extremely violent Doom Eternal. … Continue reading Guess What’s Coming to Game Pass?

Aren’t games great?

Trick question. Of course they are. in fact they are fantastic. They lets us to pretend to be people we could never be, from pilots, to Wrestlers, footballers to assassins (well I hope no body has ever wanted to be an assassin). Games let us live fantasy lives, experience things we will never see in … Continue reading Aren’t games great?

Rez Infinite

  Cast our Minds back to 2002. Here is your humble blogger standing in what was the very large HMV building in London's Trocodero. the reason were here? A chance to play Rez the on rail shooter developed by United Game Artists and finally released in Europe. Rez was an original and I think still … Continue reading Rez Infinite

I lost an argument

Do graphics matter? That the question put to me this afternoon. I was trying to persuade a friend to finally upgrade his PS3 and to move onto a nice shiny PS4. He wouldn't have it. I don't need to he said, I don't want to he said. I tried to convince him otherwise, I lead … Continue reading I lost an argument

How (not) to play Bloodborne

Like most people with a PS Plus account. I recently took the plunge and finally took my first foray into the game, that must lay high on the all time list of games ''people say they have completed'' Bloodborne. I had heard it was slightly hard. Slightly hard as in trying to ride a bike … Continue reading How (not) to play Bloodborne