How Do You Value Games?

I've been playing a lot of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow this week, in a vain attempt to catch up on my Steam backlog, and I was wondering how exactly I would go about reviewing it as a game. I read a lot of reviews and every site seems to have a different style about going about it, some working better than others. … » 3/26/14 10:03am 3/26/14 10:03am

Show Me Your Moves

Whilst busy writing my last blog post the other day, an idea for a new blog organically occurred deep inside the back of the mind. I'm sure we all know of a certain enemy that we just love to go back and humiliate repeatedly, but did you also know that there are various methods of defeating those enemies, and they can… » 2/10/14 7:00am 2/10/14 7:00am

What’s My Motivation?

Contrary to popular belief, I actually think the quality of videogame storytelling is going up. Sure, you do have those lazy games that slap cliché Hollywood nonsense into their plots for no reason, but you also have games that question the nature of the protagonist (Bioshock), the morality of the protagonist (The… » 1/31/14 7:07am 1/31/14 7:07am

Could This Be the Last Generation of Consoles?

The first game console was the Magnavox Odyssey in 1972. The Sega CD was the first to have a disc drive, back in 1991, and the Dreamcast was the first to have online gaming back in 1999. A bit more recently, Nintendo tried out touchscreens in 2004 and motion controls in 2006, and then game console innovation pretty… » 1/30/14 10:00am 1/30/14 10:00am

FoolproofAdam’s Five Favourite (and Five Least Favourite) Gaming…

Just before the year ends, I thought I would look back and pick out my favourite gaming moments from the last 12 months. I haven't been able to play all the biggest releases this year, so I'm just going to be including games that I've played. I'm not including games that I've completed more than once however (I… » 12/31/13 7:08am 12/31/13 7:08am