Got a spare 69 pennies? Check out Dead Pixels

Got a spare 69 pennies? Check out Dead Pixels

I don’t “do” reviews but this afternoon I had a rare browse through the Xbox Live Indie games section and on a whim purchased Dead Pixels which will set you back a whole 80 MS Points. The first few minutes of gameplay gave me such an instant-happy that I just had to share this hidden gem of a game with you.

October 04, 2011  |  No Comments » Read More
Eurogamer Expo Diary

Eurogamer Expo Diary

This year I attended Eurogamer on the Saturday and this post is coming to you via tiredness, a possible hangover and agonisingly sore feet. I was there for mostly social reasons but here is a rundown of my time spent at Earls Court.

September 25, 2011  |  4 Comments » Read More
Gaming For SpecialEffect 2011 is GO!

Gaming For SpecialEffect 2011 is GO!

A Just Giving page has been set up this week for donations to my game-a-thon for SpecialEffect over the weekend of the 22nd October on my Xbox and PC. This time I’m joined by my pal, Stu, and I’ll be on various multiplayer games such as Gears 3, Halo and Left 4 Dead. If you’re able to donate then I thank you from the bottom of my geeky little heart.

September 23, 2011  |  No Comments » Read More
My Approach To Dead Island

My Approach To Dead Island

Tonight I completed the sewers section of Dead Island. On single player. In the dark. All alone. As part of my come-down, and to help bring my pulse back to a less alarming rate, I started doodling in MS Paint. My artistic skills have not improved since I was seven years old. Here is the result.

September 17, 2011  |  2 Comments » Read More
Atari Lovefest Part 2

Atari Lovefest Part 2

Following on from Part 1, I take a nostalgic trip down memory lane at the games I played regularly on my Atari 520 STE and my friends Amigas.

September 17, 2011  |  No Comments » Read More
Should I Buy Dead Island?

Should I Buy Dead Island?

There’s been an unusually high amount of um-ing and ah-ing amongst friends and twitter acquaintances over whether to buy Dead Island or not. Reviews have been a mixed bag and I mulled over my purchase decision all week, veering from “I MUST BUY THIS!” to “meh, sounds pretty crap”. I do feel for reviewers as I’ve now slowly been playing some for the past two hours and saw the flaws immediately.

September 09, 2011  |  2 Comments » Read More