November 27, 2019

It’s not uncommon in the slightest to want to do the right thing and align yourself with good when playing video games. Even so much as choosing the slightly more aggressive or confrontational dialogue option when speaking to an NPC can be too much for some (a.k.a me,)...

November 18, 2019

Game chosen: Pokémon Shield

Starter chosen: Scorbunny

Current time played: 10hrs approx. 

I’m a Pokémon purist, and by that I mean I’ve never really spent much time out of Gen 1. There’s been the occasional dabble into Gen 2 (Pokémon Gold 4ever) but as far as my brain com...

July 3, 2019

You would think that someone who spent the majority of their childhood building houses and neighbourhoods on sandbox games like The Sims and Zoo Tycoon would know a thing or two about how to create a fun, playable environment. Well the thing is... apparently not. I'm b...

April 11, 2019

 I promise you, I have tried countless times to get into big, heavy, turn-based strategy gaming. I have so many half-finished titles that are just sitting there waiting for me to find the motivation to pick them up again. The only issue being is that they don't really...

September 19, 2018

 I feel very fortunate that I've had the privilege to have games become such a huge part of my life in recent years, but if I were to have one regret it would be that I didn't start with the Legend of Zelda games sooner.

So recently I just finished Breath of the Wild (t...

August 29, 2018

In my last post I spoke about how I struggled with challenging platformers and that I didn't really like to play them that much. So naturally of course I decided that this week I should play/write about a very challenging platformer. Makes sense, no? The difference wit...

June 12, 2018

I mentioned briefly in my last post that my Masters degree in creative media and technology allowed me the freedom to base all of my assignments on video games. This meant that my writing ranged from socio-political essays about international censorship laws, to creati...

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