My life as a gamer dad

My life as a gamer dad

May 16, 2015

Having become a father just shy of four years ago, the time I get to play games has been somewhat reduced today, compared to my responsibility-free younger years. However, I still save a few hours throughout the week for my favourite hobby, and have just recently introduced my son to the delights of Nintendo’s catalogue of games on the Wii U. Seeing his...

2014 – gaming year in review

2014 – gaming year in review

Jan 7, 2015

2014 was disappointing for gaming on a number of levels, with several games not living up to early hype, and others getting released in a broken state. Of all the console manufacturers I would say Nintendo had the best year, with the Wii U finally producing some top notch games like Mario Kart 8, Bayonetta 2 and Super Smash Bros. Sony and Microsoft may have...

GaBoom the online gaming Swap Shop

GaBoom the online gaming Swap Shop

Sep 13, 2010

Do you have piles of neglected games lying around your house? Then GaBoom.co.uk could be the site to revitalise your collection. GaBoom is a website for gamers who wish to swap their old games for games that they want to add to their collection. All members need to do is sign up to the site, find the games they want, and add them to their wish list. Then they...

Gaming: The Antisocial Hobby

Gaming: The Antisocial Hobby

Jun 30, 2010

If we were to take what the general media say as gospel about computer games, then we’d all be goths and emos with an unhealthy fascination with guns, death and grievous bodily harm. The fear of games and the incentives they carry has been around since their creation and as all parents “know”, their children are unable to make informed choices, are...

Summer Gaming

Summer Gaming

May 20, 2010

As we move into the summer months the release of major games becomes a trickle, much like a water supply during a summer drought. It’s a phenomenon that has been synonymous with gaming for years, as publishers put all their efforts into pushing their titles for the Christmas market. Unfortunately this glut of games leads to some gems getting left on the...