Well my name is Woodee and I like to Twitch. I like to watch Twitch! Got introduced to most of this site through the livestreaming over there and listen to the various site podcasts and RSS feeds for news. Thought it was about time I introduced myself because I like these things called games!!
My weapons of choice are PC (mostly) which is in serious need of an upgrade to keep up with the latest releases. I own a PS3 (also owned the PS2 and original PS once upon a time). I have a black Wii sitting on desk collecting dust, along with the PS move wands that have never really taken off have they?
I have owned an Atari 2600, Megadrive.... then that was it until the PC gaming on a 386!!. Friends had other consoles to play and Amiga's.
I am a strange gamer as I can be very picky as to what games/experiences I will take part in. I used to play a few FPS games but shied away from it because of the vocal majority being rather abrasive. As I got older I would look for games that gave me experiences rather than a quick fix. Normally I would gravitate words driving games from all F1 games by Microprose, through Papyrus and up to ISI. So midweek and weekends I could be found hacksawing at a wheel trying to wrestle a classic F1 car through the streets of monaco or something. I now only play sporadically with up and coming games like Rfactor 2 (it's in beta) and C.A.R.S which is pre alpha at the moment.
The experiences I spoke of earlier came in the form of Journey (one of my favourite games so far!!) and Datura (what a mind**** that was!). I was a fan of LA Noire's technology and approach and the experience that Heavy Rain gave me. I can be partial to a bit of WWE, although with every game I seem to get disappointed more and more!
Games on my watch list this year as I seem to be getting back into being more interested are Assassins Creed III, Hitman Absolution, Bioshock Infinite, Remember Me?, The Last Of Us and others I can't remember now....