Tag Archives: Video Games

Towards a Heuristic for a GREAT Game

This post is the culmination of something I’ve been thinking about for a while but have never put into writing after years of playing, reading about and reviewing games. There are obviously a lot of problems with gaming journalism as … Continue reading

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Shattering Idols

I have shattered many idols out along the dusty track, Burnt a lot of fancy verses — and I’m glad that I am back. Henry Lawson, Up the Country I have had a number of posts over the years discussing … Continue reading

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Microsoft has bought husks

Last month Microsoft announced it had purchased Activision Blizzard, one of the largest publishers in in the video game industry. This came after a number of high-profile purchases over the last few years including Bethesda in 2020 and a number … Continue reading

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E3 is pointless and has been for years

Just over two years ago I wrote a diatribe called ‘The Absolute State of Video Games’ that covered various aspects of the gaming industry. One that I covered towards the end was the increasing irrelevance of gaming media as publishers … Continue reading

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The 30-Day Video Game Music Challenge

Game Sack covered this on the most recent episode and since I’m particularly fond of video game music, I thought I’d join in too. I’m not on Twitter or any social media and I usually avoid low-effort content here so … Continue reading

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The Absolute State of Video Games

As one of my resolutions for this year is to reduce the amount I play/buy and my overall involvement with gaming as a hobby, I have naturally been reflecting on the reasons why I came to make this decision. There … Continue reading

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Playing at the Next Level Book Review

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Console Wars Book Review

This article was originally published at Another-Castle.com Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation by Blake J. Harris, It Books, May 13th, 2014 I vividly remember sitting on the grass in my group at an inter-school sports … Continue reading

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