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?
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
The end of February saw hundreds of gamers all over the UK take part in the annual GameBlast event. Thanks to their dedication, hard work and marathon streaming sessions, a … Continue Reading <em>StrideQuest</em>: I would run 100-miles
The Christmas holidays are a great time for gaming. Whether it’s spending time with a game received as a gift, treating yourself to a title in the Steam sale or … Continue Reading <em>Yakuza 0</em>: trying something different
I’m so used to being on my laptop nowadays that picking up a pen feels weird. Although I haven’t forgotten to use one yet, writing anything by hand is unfamiliar … Continue Reading Dear diary: journals in video games
Over the past six months, I’ve had the pleasure of taking part in a few game-swaps with other bloggers. We’ll decide on a theme together, send each other a video … Continue Reading <em>Final Fantasy XIII</em>: staying focused
Over the past few years, I’ve developed a real fondness for video games featuring detective protagonists. There’s just something about getting stuck into a murder or missing person case and … Continue Reading <em>Gamedec</em> preview: digital worlds detective