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3:04 PM on 11.25.2011

A week of offline woes

So over the last six days, I've been in the surprisingly warm, north east coast of Scotland helping my parents moving some items out of my grandparent's old house. My grandmother passed away a few years ago and we've moving s...   read

2:51 PM on 07.27.2011

EPIC games vs apps

So just a few days ago, EPIC games president Mike Capps claimed that mobile app gaming is going to affect the next generation of console games in a negative way: ďIím more worried that you can get a really good 99 cent game ...   read

4:39 PM on 07.12.2011

A Re-introuction to me - Ali D (that rhymes!)

So now that Iíve gotten a couple of posts under my belt, I thought Iíd re-introduce myself, as of course youíre all wondering who that handsome, monochrome man is that scowling at you from the top of some PC news on the front...   read

9:59 AM on 06.06.2011

E3 Approaches: Treading Water

[Disclaimer: I wrote most of this last week without having internet access in my house, and only getting videogame news via my phone. By now quite a bit of what I've written about is either incorrect or been revealed, but I'm...   read

8:46 AM on 04.24.2011

Aaamaazing: Rapture Revealed

Iíll be the first to admit, Iím a videogame news junkie; even when it comes to either titles or systems I donít own. Part of the downside of this is that Iím often not surprised when I actually play a game because thereís a n...   read

7:27 AM on 04.03.2011

Happy Hamzahah!

Ladies and Gentlemen, let's all look to the seas and wish our part man, part-shark, all badass Community manager a very happy birthday!   read

5:39 PM on 03.23.2011

Technical Difficulties: Why am I not getting better at games?

So after an initial run through of the fairly average Severed DLC for Dead Space 2, I thought to myself ďYeah, Iím going to try this on the Zealot difficultyĒ (Zealot being one harder than normal). Wow, that was a mistake; Se...   read

3:40 PM on 02.18.2011

Tips on how to beat your backlog*

*thatís not a euphanism So this year, Iíve decided to make a concentrated effort to play more games and significantly reduce my backlog of games. Now moving from Australia back to Scotland has meant that my X-box 360 collect...   read

3:50 PM on 02.15.2011

Groundhog Day - GTA: Vice City

It takes something special for me to return to a game; considering I actually finish so few of them, having a game I will play more than once is actually a rarity. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is a game Iíve completed on numer...   read

11:06 AM on 01.19.2011

In defence of Mass Effect 2 (not that it needs it)

After reading a bunch of 2010 Game Of The Year lists, one thing was clear; people really enjoyed Mass Effect 2 (I was one of them), but there was one thing that stuck out amidst the praise. There were numerous comments compla...   read

3:47 PM on 01.07.2011

2010 sucked because we're blind to the wonders around us

Itís an interesting concept that an entire year sucked for gaming; especially after having the last few years branded ďthe best year in gaming since ****!Ē which seemed to have started in either 2006 or 2007. Looking back at ...   read

10:44 AM on 12.28.2010

My Games Of The Year

So 2010 has almost passed, which is a relief. Itís been a year of highs (going to PAX in September and meeting my Dtoid buddies for the first time and having an awesome time) to agonising lows (upheaval in my personal life). ...   read

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