Although I was aware of speedrunning thanks to dedicated sections at gaming expos and the GDQ marathons, it was never something I’d paid much attention to. This changed after a … Continue Reading My introduction to speedrunning: right game, right time
I’ve always enjoyed typing games. There’s something quite relaxing about completing a mission armed only with your keyboard, whether it’s shooting at zombies in The House of the Dead: Overkill … Continue Reading <em>Nanotale</em>: my type of game
Although video games are my preferred form of entertainment, I’ve found myself branching out during lockdown. Escape-rooms-in-boxes and choose-your-own-detective-adventures have provided a nice break away from the screen after working … Continue Reading <em>Murder on the Nile</em>: not so much a mystery
I came across an article by Gavin from Bits & Pieces last month which gave a brief history of fast-travel in video games. Although he was unable to discover which … Continue Reading Are you a walker or a fast-traveller?
There can be something magical about revisiting a video game from your childhood. Pick the right title and you can be instantly transported back to being a kid, when the … Continue Reading <em>Dragon’s Lair</em>: not the game I remember
Since revisiting The 7th Guest for our GameBlast21 marathon stream, I’ve been on a bit of a full-motion video (FMV) binge. I know the genre still has plenty of critics … Continue Reading <em>GHOSTS</em>: a haunting experience on Kickstarter
Last month I asked readers how they approach character creation in video games. Do they make a protagonist who looks just like themselves, one who appears completely different, or maybe … Continue Reading Finding it hard to be bad in video games