Grumpy Gurevitz: 2011, the year hardcore gaming fought back!

Grumpy Gurevitz: 2011, the year hardcore gaming fought back!

Jan 2, 2012

It’s been a year of worry for the traditional gamer. Whilst gaming might seem to be an ever growing past-time, some of the traditional elements which make up the industry have seemed fragile. Publishers have been busy shutting down traditional developers, especially those famed for 3D racers, but beyond too. We have seen shops such as Gamestop starting to...

Grumpy Gurevitz: Call to a New Console! Modern Stupidity

Buying a console is not as easy as it used to be, or as it should be. In the old days we didn’t have backwards compatibility to worry about. Nor did we really have to worry about ‘content’ and save games as the consoles either didn’t offer it or it was a simple case of buying a cheap memory card. Not so now. Consoles, as with almost all...

Golden Joysticks: A Round Up!

Golden Joysticks: A Round Up!

Nov 4, 2009

The Golden Joystick Awards are described by some as the Oscars of the gaming world. Personally I’m not too sure that’s the right description, perhaps they are more akin to the National TV Awards of the gaming world! However, they have a large profile, especially in Europe; and are timed just before the holiday season, when big games launch....