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

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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?

The Joy of Ten

Buying something new is lovely isn't it? Tearing that shrink wrap of your new game, sometimes asking your teeth for help as it's just tightly wrapped is a joy. The involuntary smile as your prize is finally free from its constraints and ready to  please you with all its new game wonderfulness. Its a lovely … Continue reading The Joy of Ten

Oxenfree

As part of my Halloween for babies experiment, where I have tried to play through three of the least scary games in my backlog which are: Inside, Dead Rising 3 and Oxenfree. All three have a horror theme but, are not too long nor too scary for me to play through, without running away hiding … Continue reading Oxenfree

Mario Odyssey and The Mystical 10

Dear reader/internet bot. The first review for Super Mario Odyssey is in and...it's a 10!.And a ten  from Edge Magazine of all people. For those of you that don't know who or what Edge Magazine are let me enlighten you. Edge are a UK based Multi-platform gaming magazine owned by Future Publishing  who are also … Continue reading Mario Odyssey and The Mystical 10

Thumper: A Confession

I should have listened, I should have stopped. Its not as if I wasn't warned. You told me not to do it. You told me it was hard. I didn't listen. Caught up in a gamer's ego, a storm of my own making. My fingers were fast enough I told myself, my reactions just quick … Continue reading Thumper: A Confession

More Travis News

So, It turns out that not only is our Friend Travis Touchdown bringing his trusty Beam Katana to the Switch, He might even be bringing a friend as well. Yes, soon all your light saber fantasies could become a reality, as you and a friend could be making all the silly Star Wars light saber … Continue reading More Travis News

Travis Strikes Again

Perusing, the various up coming Nintendo Switch games lists, as you do if you are still trying to convince yourself that; A: Getting a Nintendo Switch is STILL a good idea and B Your Wife is still not sold on it ( I promise you, she will play it more than me).I came across the PAX … Continue reading Travis Strikes Again

Why Are There..

Just sooo many great games being released right now? I know, I know. The above sentence is stupid, silly and something I shouldn't really be saying as neither you or I want this current run of great game, after great game release to end anytime soon. I should be be greatfull, Although there is a … Continue reading Why Are There..

The Race to the Bottom

A quandary. Reading an article a few days ago by the the author  Philip Pullman on why the cover price of books should never  ever be lowered has got me thinking you see the author feels that the price on the book should be the price paid no matter who is buying it, regardless if … Continue reading The Race to the Bottom