Rants

The RPG vs The FPS

The last game I completed was Brothers in Arms: Hells Highway. Before that it was Mass Effect. Prior to that I finished Eternal Sonata for the second time, and previous to that, I put 110 hours into Lost Odyssey. Currently I’m nearing finishing Mass Effect for a second time (racing my best friend to 1000 points… and currently winning!), [...]



General Gaming

I Heart Mass Effect

I’ve so far spent 33 hours commandeering the Normandy and landing on uncharted galaxies, wracking up those Paragon points and reprising my role as the finest Soldier in the Alliance. I am, at the time of writing, a Level 50 Soldier, Colonist, a Sole Survivor, and have just embarked on my second play-through where I plan on being the [...]



Guest Posts

Guest Post: Why I Put 210 Hours into Oblivion (or Why Ash Should Really Give This Game Another Chance!)

Two hundred and ten hours, just think about that for a second. That’s nearly nine full days, or twelve thousand, six hundred minutes, spent running around the fields and dungeons of Cyrodiil. And I loved every second of it! The full extent of my addiction to Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion didn’t quite sink home with me until [...]


General Gaming

I Wish I Liked Space

From as far back as I can remember, I’ve had a gross dislike towards anything space related. My ex was fixated on the genre, and often I’d have to sit through episodes of Battlestar Gallactica, completely depressed and cursing myself for not investing in a second TV for the bedroom. Then there’s movies. The only sc-fi movie [...]