Tagged with games

What’s Dungeons and Dragons?

So an interesting thing happened to me the other day. Well, probably not THAT interesting, of itself, but it got me thinking. Some of our new neighbours came round for a drink, brought their son with them, who I’d guess is about 10 or 11 years old. I forget exactly how it came up, but […]

Resident Evil 5

Man, what with the house move, and the baby, and the book promoting, I’m so behind on everything. I played this what feels like fifteen years ago, and only now am I organising my thoughts. I was a big fan of the first Resident Evil when it was released on the Difference Engine in 1892, […]

Uncharted Soul Overlord: Raising Fortune IV

This past month I played 3 games on the Playstation 3. See how I have amusingly combined their titles to make the name of this post sound like a badly translated Anime series? I will now discuss them in the order of playing. Simple as that: Overlord – Raising Hell A dark lord a la […]

Metal Gear Solid 4

Everything these days seems to be a sequel, and moreso than ever in the world of video games. Only look at some of the releases I’ve been looking forward to this past year or two: Grand Theft Auto IV, Civilisation IV, Resident Evil 5, Neverwinter Nights 2 (though let’s not forget that Neverwinter Nights 1 […]

Grand Theft Auto IV

From the dim and distant past of computer gaming to the incandescent, high definition now, and a game that is surely one of the biggest releases of all time. It’s interesting, looking at the two together, how far the games industry has come. From a time when games were coded in a couple of months […]

A History of Gaming 1 – Childhood

My name is Joe, and I’m a video games addict. Been playing them all my life. A lot. Quite a bit less over the last couple of years, what with the writing and the child and all the rest of it, so there hasn’t really seemed an apt moment to begin to discuss them. But, […]