Red Dead 2…Just trying to get along in a changing world.

1890’s America was a time of social and economic upheaval, the rapid expansion of cities, and manufacturing, as well as technological change. Henry Forde having built his first petrol fuel vehicle, in 1892 with the founding of the ford motor company occurring a decade later, the landscape of America would be forever altered. In Rockstar Game’s latest offering, Red Dead …

Destiny 2: It’s the most wonderful time of the year

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year, with Guardians singing and where sparrows go zinging”…..wait…”queue record scratch”… No. It isn’t. It’s the same old grind man where is the Dawning spirit, where is the fun and frivolity… I mean  there isn’t even enough snow on the ground for robots to make snow angels…what the hell is this fictional world …

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L.A. Noire…Gritty Crime and Nice Suits

Rain beat down hard on the window panes of my office…lightning rolled about the clouds off in the distance… I paused a moment to watch, and then returned to pouring myself a couple of fingers of Canadian whiskey… I didn’t have much of a taste for the local rot gut, and my olive supplier had run dry, so a martini …

Enter the dragon….sprite……

I first learnt about Scratch at school, it is a programming language  were you code and make projects using a  graphical  interface. It teaches me the logic of programming, or at least that is what dad says.  What I really enjoy about it, is all the fun things that you can make, and all of the varieties of sprites that you can use. …

EA has pulled Battlefront 2 in-game purchases – for now.

Less than 24 hours into the official launch day and EA has pulled in game purchases. Earlier today I posted my initial impressions of Star Wars Battlefront 2. In it, I made the case that people should: “take a breath, put the controversy aside for the moment, and consider taking a chance on what I think is going to be …

First thoughts: Battlefront 2 is a beautiful game, despite the controversy.

  Star Wars Battlefront 2 is a beautiful game. After my first few hours of gameplay, I think it has a lot going for it. That’s in spite of the controversy around ‘loot boxes’ and progression. Before I share my initial impressions of Battlefront 2, lets address the AT-AT in the room. The loot box controversy This week, Star Wars …

Mass Effect 10 Years On

This franchise has always been on of my favourite series, and the 7th of Nov was N7 day, to celebrate BioWare released this video celebrating the 10th anniversary of the series…Enjoy…. Please follow and like us:

Back in Time – Assassins Creed:Origins

It’s been 10 years since the first Assassins Creed title hit the shelves, and blew the mind of a whole generation of gamers. An action adventure series which has gone on to spawn 20 different games, as well as books, merchandise and in this authors opinion, one pretty ordinary movie, (Michael Fassbender notwithstanding); there even are rumours of a Netflix …

Guten Morgen Herr Blazkowicz

Bethesda’s sequel to the rebooted Wolfenstein franchise comes at a time when the political climate in the U.S. means that the extreme right has a much more visible presence than they have in many decades.  So I wonder if MachineGames who started developing this title in 2014, look at the current state of U.S. politics and scratch their heads in …

Star Wars Battlefront 2: Restoring balance to the Force?

Can the upcoming ‘Battlefront 2’ strike the right balance between satisfying the hardcore shooter crowd and the Star Wars fan seeking a game that’s easy to pick up and play? When it comes to first-person shooter (FPS) games, I’ll be the first to admit I’m a bit of a klutz. Even in my youthful peak my reflexes were never that …