London may be blessed with Rezzed every April – my favourite expo in the calendar – but the retro gaming scene doesn’t get a huge amount of love down here. For those from the south and into arcades, pinball machines and 8-bit video games, they’ve previously had to make do with visiting one of the several PLAY Expos taking place further north; or stare longingly … Continue reading PLAY Expo London 2018: a round-up
To steal a phrase from Ian over at Adventure Rules: “Blogger Blitz is just around the corner and our competitors are all itching to get their fingers onto the keyboard.” This annual event will see a group of amazing bloggers go head-to-head in a series of wacky writing challenges to find out who’ll be crowned the this year’s champion and earn themselves some sweet, sweet … Continue reading Blogger Blitz 2018: the countdown begins!
Back in the beginning of the nineties, there was a stall at a local market which stocked video games. My dad would sometimes take my brother and I there on a Saturday morning so we could spend our pocket-money and as a kid, it was heaven: a place full of stacks of colourful boxes each containing a ticket to a magical world. I came away … Continue reading London Gaming Market July 2018: a round-up
Towards the end of last year, NekoJonez from NekoJonez’s Gaming Blog rounded up a group of 13 bloggers to create The Legend of Zelda Retrospective. Together we looked back through series from its beginning on the NES in 1986 right up to Breath of the Wild in 2017 and shared fond memories involving each of the titles. I had the pleasure of telling my story … Continue reading Calling all Tomb Raider fans
What better way to celebrate long sunny days, smokey barbecues, brightly-coloured cocktails with weird little umbrellas and amazing blogger friends than with a summer blog party? Set yourself up for a great week by getting to know the awesome writers around you and reading their finest posts. The rules are simple: 🎉 Arrive at the party: don’t be shy and stand in the corner – say … Continue reading Gamers blog party: summer 2018 invitation
According to their website, MCM Comic Con events are the UK and Ireland’s most exciting pop culture shows and bring together a broad scope of popular culture categories including gaming, movies, anime, comics and more. My other-half and I have taken my stepson Ethan for the past couple of years now and he always really enjoys it; and last time we even managed to rope … Continue reading MCM Comic Con London 2018: a round-up