So this week there was this new trailer for something or other. Can’t remember the details.
Did I mention that I love Platinum Games? And Metal Gear? So the more I see of Metal Gear Rising Revengeance, the happier I am. Yeah it’s rather cheesy and silly, but the gameplay footage is pretty spectacular. Check out the pre-E3 trailer: And I particularly love the title screen for the E3 demo:
Finally got around to finishing off Mass Effect 3. I have not yet felt the urge to grab torches, pitchforks etc and camp outside Bioware HQ. Certainly, the final few minutes of the game are somewhat disappointing and nonsensical. It feels like they just ran out of time. Gamers are pretty used to seeing this
I’ve never really understood why British Academy of Film and Television Arts (or NAMBLA) have a games awards show at all, but that’s a blog post for another day. The handheld category this year was a surprise. Some lovely little gems such as Magnetic Billiards and Quarrel were faced with the prospect of going toe-to-toe with Super
Okay, this is getting ridiculous. My local Tesco (in Musselburgh, near Edinburgh) used to have a nice long aisle devoted to video games. Now, I estimate that at least 50% of that space is devoted to pre-owned games rather than new releases. They don’t sell used books, used movies, used clothing or used electronics. Only
Fifteen years since founding Lionhead, Peter Molyneux has moved on to new things. Personally, I’ve always found him to be a really inspiring guy and a great speaker. Back when I was an undergraduate in Ireland, we brought him over to give a talk. At the time he was just getting Lionhead off the ground
Have written about this one before, but I’m delighted to read that sales of Dear Esther (at time of writing, site is down) on Steam have already covered development costs. Indeed, it was in profit after only six hours. Also, Eurogamer seemed rather positive about it this week. Now if everyone keeps buying it, can we
Like many “gamers of a certain age”, I find that juggling work life with family life results in very few finished games. Worse, when I try to remedy the situation by returning to some half-completed saved game several months old, I find myself out of my depth due to completely forgetting how to play. Some games