The games journalism cult of personality

The games journalism cult of personality

May 21, 2016

Hello boys and girls. I’d like to tell you a story. It’s a story of joy and sadness; of oppression and freedom; of regression and progress; of human beings. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin. Once upon a time, the internet was new. It was slow, and expensive, and nobody really understood exactly what it was. The prospect of online...

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...

Modern Warfare 2: A Cynical View

The following article comprised of dangerously opinionated views will contain SPOILERS covering the whole of Modern Warfare 2’s story and should be read at your own risk. This is your only warning. What follows is not a review of Modern Warfare 2, at least not in the conventional sense. A review is an opinion, but a good review balances up an opinion...

Dragon Age Origins: console review

Format: Xbox360 (version reviewed), PS3, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Electronic Arts Developer: Bioware Players: 1 Site: www.dragonage.bioware.com Often when a game is released across the main consoles and on PC, they do not differ in as many ways as a Wii or hand-held port would due to similar specifications. However, Bioware’s Dragon Age Origins...