The Pauper Way to Game

The Pauper Way to Game

Feb 2, 2011

You know that frustration factor when you’ve gone into your local coffee house to pick up your morning pick-me-up, you ask for your usual; you watch it get made and as the person behind the counter hands it over to you, you reach for your wallet and… it’s not there!? The buck stops right there with you clutching at your bum in a vain attempt to...

Grumpy Gurevitz: Playstation Plus Analysis

Grumpy Gurevitz: Playstation Plus Analysis

Aug 13, 2010

The PSN network is great because it’s free. It doesn’t matter how much you criticise it compared to Xbox Live, because at the end of the day it’s given away free and no charge is made to the end user. However that’s like saying that going to work on a donkey can’t be bad, when compared to a train or car, because a Donkey is possibly free...

Can We Still Call Them “Games?”

Are videogames still “games,” or is this word and many like it outdated terminology passed down from our hobby’s earliest of days? Certainly, videogames have progressed since their earliest, primordial hours. Gone are the days when one large, rectangular “ball” bounced off of two other larger, rectangular blocks. The medium has advanced to the...

The Inferior Cinema Experience

The Inferior Cinema Experience

Apr 19, 2010

I have grown bored with conventional cinema. It isn’t because it’s the same story again and again. It isn’t because I think the actors’ personal lives seem to be bigger than their line of work. It isn’t anything like that. It’s because after a century of work, the industry seems to have done all it can do. Movies are...

Grumpy Gurevitz: Stupid People Lead Me To Violence!

What causes violence? If you are a fan of George Lucas then you know that ignorance leads to fear, fear leads to anger, and anger to violence. I ask this as currently we are going through the yearly attack on gaming, largely caused by Modern Warfare 2; but most probably an attack which would have attached itself to another game had MW2 not been released....