Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption Rockstars prequel to 2010's original Red Dead release is here and I have completed it! finally making it to the end in what at times felt like more like a second job than progressing full a fully realised cowboy simulator but was it worth it? Were all those hours spent in virtual … Continue reading Red Dead Redemption 2

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The Return of the Medic

First we hear the gun fire, the distant crack of a rifle shot and soon after the scream. ts teh scream that hightens our senses, this is now our time, this is waht we are here to do. We start to run. We run towards the sounds of the scream not away. With the scream … Continue reading The Return of the Medic

Looking Forward to These

I love a list, can't help it. If I spot a list on anything I will read it. Its an affliction maybe even an addiction. from the top five ways to brush your cat to best ways to live self-sufficiently I have read them all, but what I must like the read, the absolute top … Continue reading Looking Forward to These

Get out of my head

Sounds they control our lives. From convincing us which cars to buy, the orchestral score will rise higher as the car in the advert flows up and above all the rest taking you and it to new heights, just as long as you buy it. To the way a sound or soundtrack can add an … Continue reading Get out of my head

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

Is Backlog the right term?

Backlogs. For some of us it, work the never ending barrage of the to do list, for others in books, books yet to be read their pages ever ready to be dog eared and loved, just as soon as somebody gets a chance to finally sit down and open that first page. For others, myself … Continue reading Is Backlog the right term?

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

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?

BBC Sport VR App

The BBC somehow knowing my that two of my favourite things... are football and gaming have decided to give me an early birthday present in the form of the just released BBC Sport VR app. An app that does exactly what it says on the tin. Letting any one with a VR headset (as long … Continue reading BBC Sport VR App