As gamers, we’re constantly told to check our hype, that we shouldn’t get too excited about things because ‘Oh it’s just hype’, almost as if people forget that video games as a hobby are supposed to be fun; that it’s perfectly fine to get excited about things that excite you. Over the last few years we’ve seen E3 change from the most important event in … Continue reading I Don’t Want E3 to Disappear.
There’s 15 of us left now. I’m well placed in the middle of the increasingly cramped map. I go prone, because being crouched at this point would be suicide; an invitation for someone to blow my brain out of my nose. I begin my slow crawl forward, hoping to remain unseen. To my astonishment, there’s someone running next to me. He’s closer to me than I … Continue reading On Winning in Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds.
My Month in Games is exactly what you think it is. A monthly look back at the games I’ve played that month and what I think of them. Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds – PC PUBG continues to dominate my spare time, with its tense and utterly engrossing take on the open-world-battle-royale-shooter. I love it, I want to play more of it and that’s exactly what I’ll … Continue reading My Month in Games: May 2017
As an adult, I’ve got some disposable income. Not a lot of it, but enough to pre-order a video game or two if I’m really excited about it. I never do though, because that would be a really bad way to manage my limited video game budget. I don’t pre-order games anymore. I think it encourages publishers and to a lesser extent, developers to cut … Continue reading Pre-ordering Games