What is it about Sims

Not “The Sims” but simulators, I love them as games. I’ve been playing a bit of a game called Spintires, it’s a heavy, Russian truck simulator and I am really enjoying it, you can check out a video here: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5p3l9lXgirk&w=560&h=315] The game is basically – here are some trucks, here is some mud which […]

Posted by adrian on June 27th, 2014

Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons, in more ways than one.

Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons is a PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 game that caused some stir when it was released towards the end of last year. I watched a few reviews which were very carefully written/filmed so as not to ruin the story which is key to the game. I liked the […]

Posted by adrian on June 2nd, 2014

It costs HOW much?

Have you got a next gen console, have you bought any games online? Have you even looked at the prices? Buying games online is something I’ve got very used to being a PC owner and having used Steam since it’s infancy, online purchase and download is my preferred way of getting PC games. I was […]

Posted by adrian on April 25th, 2014

Sony, don’t you want my money?

I bought a PS4 when it released but I’ve not played it much, a bit of Shadowfall and that’s all. I was reading a review of MGS 5: Ground Zeroes and thought it would probably be a game (demo maybe) that I’d like. Digital Foundry did a comparison and their verdict was that the PS4 […]

Posted by adrian on March 24th, 2014

Resolution vs Comfort

Resolution is a factor of video games that is often discussed in the gaming press but comfort, not so much. Let me explain. I played the Titanfall Beta on Xbox One, I really enjoyed it but it set to me thinking about what platform I wanted to play the game on when it gets released. […]

Posted by adrian on March 5th, 2014

Sim City, another update, another disappointment

I probably don’t need to write this blog really, Jesse Cox summed up my feelings about Sim City in a recent Podcast, check it out here FFWD to 38 minutes 50 seconds. If you can’t be bothered to watch then let me sum it up for you. Sim City is one of those games that […]

Posted by adrian on January 26th, 2014

Who needs Half-Life 3?

There have been a few mentions of Half-Life 3 in the press over the last week, but I say “who needs it, have you played Half-Life lately?” Now before I get attacked by the whole Internet let me say that I am looking forward to the release of Half-Life 3 but while we are all waiting […]

Posted by adrian on January 16th, 2014

Five gaming addictions

Thinking about Time for my last post made me think back to a time when I had time to sink into games (sorry I couldn’t resist).  So this is my top five games that have pushed me closest to ‘gaming addiction’. You all know what I mean by gaming addiction, that feeling you get that […]

Posted by adrian on January 10th, 2014

My Ideal Gaming Christmas List

Happy New Year everyone and welcome to 2014.  This is the first post for my new blog, one of the things I’ve promised myself I would do this year is write at least 50 blog posts and so here we go. Fifty may not sound a lot but hopefully this post will explain why to me […]

Posted by adrian on January 2nd, 2014