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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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?

A little Challenge

I have decided to set my self a little challenge this week and in setting it down to the internet might actually make me stick to it. The challenge is I hope a fairly straightforward one. Its to write a blog post every day for seven days. Fairly easy for most people but something I find … Continue reading A little Challenge

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

The Gaming Advert

All hail the gaming advert. No I'm not crazy - hear me out, I know that video game adverts are in most cases a marketing departments nightmare how do you sell a video game to people when apart from the occasional go at Fortnite, ''just to see what all the fuss is about'' the last … Continue reading The Gaming Advert

Sometimes the World almost agrees with you. Naughty Nintendo

Trawling through my local video game shops today, I noticed a distinct lack of Nintendo Switch games available to buy in fact in two of the shops I visited today neither had any Switch games for sale at all. I wonder if it's just that the games are just not selling and there is no … Continue reading Sometimes the World almost agrees with you. Naughty Nintendo

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?