Middle-aged man tweets vague hint about upcoming videogame

Middle-aged man tweets vague hint about upcoming videogame

Nov 7, 2014

Okay, so that title is perhaps overly cynical (and perhaps a little mean) but hey, you can’t say it’s untrue. The man in question is Tony Hawk who has tweeted, as reported by Eurogamer, that he’s working with Activision on a new console game (and a mobile game too, as if anybody really cares) for release some time next year. Um, that’s...

Tweet Animal Crossing screenshots straight from your 3DS

Tweet Animal Crossing screenshots straight from your 3DS

Jun 17, 2013

Animal Crossing: New Leaf is, like every other game in the series, full of undeniably surreal moments. Where else could you (for example) go to a talking raccoon for a mortgage, receive a full-size bed in an envelope, or shake a tree until a brand-new bedroom cabinet falls out of the branches? Well now, you can share these moments with your very own screenshots...

HMV employee live-tweets mass sacking (using the company account)

HMV employee live-tweets mass sacking (using the company account)

Jan 31, 2013

Whenever a big-name chain store goes into administration and/or ceases to exist, it’s easy for selfish human nature to take over; for us to think more about the fact that we won’t be able to go shopping there any more. How sad, we say, that people will lose their jobs. This fact is easily forgotten, or at least pushed into the background whenever the...

The many tentacles of Critical Gamer on Twitter

The many tentacles of Critical Gamer on Twitter

Jun 27, 2012

Twitter is wonderful, isn’t it? It’s full of people typing things, and at least 12% of those things are vaguely interesting. Some of said people write for videogame websites and/or magazines and, while many of them take the opportunity to boast about the unreleased game they’re currently playing or make the baffling decision to boast about...

Played With Twitter

Played With Twitter

Nov 15, 2010

Earlier this year, I mused aloud in an article about the point of Twitter and some of the effects it has had on the gaming community (which can be read here). It ended with a proposition from my editor to actually try the site for myself rather than question it from a distance and I accepted that challenge. Now a few months later what, if anything, have I...