manually-breathing asked: Sazh is going to be the only character you don't want to strangle by the end of FF13. That game is *terrible*.
Apologies for the lack of activity, folks. I’ve got a couple more exams coming up, and as such I’ve had to focus on revising for those over my gaming habits. In my time between study sessions, however, I’ve been experiencing Final Fantasy XIII. I say ‘experiencing’ because I’m really not sure if I’m enjoying myself. Yes, the game is horribly linear for an...
WARNING: This article contains major spoilers for the following games: Red Dead Redemption Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game Halo: Reach Zone of the Enders If there’s one element of video games that I think most developers these days are seriously underestimating, it’s music. Yeah, I know, you complain once that you never get to bring up music on a gaming blog and...
“Loving father. Caring husband. Secret octopus.” Octodad is an indie game where you must perform a series of simple tasks without revealing your true identity to your family. Being an octopus, these tasks are rather difficult, so a really bizarre control scheme accounts for this. It’s a great game with a lot of humour spliced into it, and is definitely worth a look. It’s...
Meet the Reader
A couple of days ago, I was interviewed by the lovely folks over at The Sixth Axis as part of their ‘Meet the Reader’ community feature. So, if you’d like to learn a bit more about me, or just marvel at my insanity, you can check it out here. Topics discussed include Ratchet & Clank, Burnout Paradise (again), Skynet and Thomas the Tank Engine. If you’ve just come from...
The classic Burnout series is set to return with this newest installment, Burnout Crash - an XBLA title that focuses purely on the fan-favourite Crash event from pre-Paradise games. We’re going from this: Fast, intense racing with slick visuals, breathtaking crashes and huge thrills, to this: Kinect controlled, cel-shaded, sluggish, bring-your-mum gameplay with tiny toy cars and a...
Michael Jackson: The Experience Review
NOTE: The following review is for the PlayStation 3 version of the game. This being a gaming blog, we rarely get the chance to talk about our tastes in music without sounding a bit off-topic. But at last I have an excuse. So, it’s time you all learned something about me. I absolutely adore the music of Michael Jackson. I could write an entire biographyas to why, but I ultimately have a game to...