Monthly Archives: September 2010

And another thing: One of the problems with BioShock 2…

Recently, I polished off the new DLC for BioShock 2, Minerva’s Den, and as I finished it, I was immediately struck by how much I preferred its story to that of its parent game. It’s not that I didn’t like … Continue reading

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And another thing: WOW? You must mean FFXIV

A while back I wrote an entry praising Blizzard Entertainment to the heavens. I stand by every word I wrote, but when you stand on the inside of fandom looking out, you never really think that any other brand of … Continue reading

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And another thing: BioShock Infinite looks awesome

Quick one today as I have to plough through the ton of work I need to get done before the weekend. So I thought I’d post this gameplay demo of Irrational’s forthcoming game BioShock Infinite. If you haven’t seen it … Continue reading

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Working Day: Frantic in Tokyo

I know there are a lot of people who think that video games journalism is nothing more than a grift. I have to admit, it would look like that to me too, if I were on the outside of it. … Continue reading

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Working day: Halo drops from the heavens

Unless you live in an isolation ward, you’ll know that today is the day Halo Reach arrives in retail outlets the world over. Reviews over on Metacritic have been glowing to say the least and sales of the game are … Continue reading

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And another thing: Don’t abuse Achievement whores…

I’m an Achievement whore. I admit it. I don’t know when it happened, but at some point the little “blip!” sound effect that heralded the unlocking of a tiny square picture in a game’s Achievement window became something I sought … Continue reading

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Shiny stuff: Plants Vs Zombies Gear

I love Plants Vs Zombies. Every week I spend about an hour and a half on public transport and in the absence of any reading material, PVZ is the device I use to stay interested and vaguely sane. It’s not … Continue reading

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