It was inevitable really. On first, and even second glance Terraria appears so similar to the runaway indie hit Minecraft that you cannot avoid comparing the two. Terraria is a sandbox adventure game utilising a retro 16-bit style, in which you explore a randomly generated world. The world features several different regions, or “biomes”, inhabited by dangerous monsters. You gather...
L.A. Noire Review
This review is completely spoiler-free. Boasting excellent technology, a breathtaking storyline and one of the most immersive settings ever seen in a video game, Team Bondi and Rockstar have already offered up a mean contender for Game of the Year 2011 with their latest release: L.A. Noire. L.A. Noire is yet another tale of epic proportions from Rockstar. To be fair, they’re have a fair...
Exams are over! Not happy with all of them, but fingers are crossed. At last, regular updates can resume! The positively scrumptious-looking L.A. Noire comes out this Friday, although I won’t have a 360 to play it on until next week when I go back home. And with the PSN now back online, maybe we’ll finally get round to playtesting those Portal 2 features. To get back into the...
The Stars Look Down
I’m nearing the end of my exam period…and it’s not going too well. I could be looking at quite a few resits come August. To add insult to injury, I left the watch my grandmother gave me in the exam room after my Programming exam today. Not feeling on top of the world right now, basically. BUT, there are two very nice things on the horizon: I’m going to my first concert...
I was revising Maths with some friends today. One of them was talking about a conversation she’d had recently with another of my friends, and in the process she taught me a new word. Vitriol (n): cruel and bitter criticism, to subject to bitter verbal abuse. It turns out I misheard her at first…which inspired me to create this: Seriously. It’s helping no-one.