After taking a few months off Overwatch, I’ve returned to find it an interesting game to have been a part of since release. In the first weeks matches felt very … Continue Reading Healwatch
Christmas movies are such a big part of the overall holiday experience. Whether it’s watching Elf on the evening before while waiting for Santa to arrive, hitting the sofa on … Continue Reading Where have all the Christmas-themed games gone?
Originally published on 1001Up: With Nintendo officially due to enter the world of smartphone-gaming in the next couple of weeks with Super Mario Run, I’ve been recently been musing over … Continue Reading Nintendo Go!
Originally published on 1001Up: Strange to think I’ve been a PlayStation gamer for 20 years now. That’s two decades of my life having owned a Sony console. It’s not been … Continue Reading Memories of a PlayStation
Originally published on 1001Up: The more I think about it, the more I worry I’m becoming the target market for the free-to-play design model. Or worse still, the pay-to-win one … Continue Reading I’m too old for this… grinding malarkey
Originally published on 1001Up: There are all sorts of reasons I am thoroughly enjoying Overwatch. It has smart, well thought out map design, distinctive and diverse characters, not to mention … Continue Reading I’m too old for this… kill-to-death ratio business
Originally published on 1001Up: There comes a time in professional sport when an athlete’s body starts to degrade. Sprinters aren’t quite as quick as they once were, footballers can’t always … Continue Reading I’m too old for this… reaction times nonsense
Originally published on 1001Up: A while ago I came across a two-part piece on The Guardian website entitled ‘Beyond Lara Croft’. It’s well-written and authors Kate Gray, Holly Neilsen and … Continue Reading Fascinating females: interesting women in video games
Originally published on 1001Up: It should be simple really. PEGI give a game a legally-enforceable rating; parents read the rating; parents forbid their child from playing. Problem solved! Any parent … Continue Reading Should we let kids play video games?