Pokémon: (Not) catching ’em all

Intro I’ve been playing a lot of Pokémon lately: the video game (recently finished Silver, which was released in September on the virtual console, and decided to replay Pokémon X, because why not, *cough* Prof Sycamore is a total babe *cough*), and the trading card game (TCG). In other words, Pokémon has been taking over […]

Wandering Gamer: Tbilisi

Greetings readers! In this section/part/bit of my blog, I want to talk about real world locations (that I’ve been to), and how/why they make me think of video games. Recently, my partner and I journeyed to Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia… Initial Tbilisi is at once an up-and-coming city and a crumbling ruin. Futuristic buildings […]

My Life in Video Games: Part 1

I want to use this post (and hopefully future posts) to talk about the games that have influenced me/defined me. Without further ado dear reader, join me, as we wander into the nostalgia-fuelled foray that was my childhood… The Early Years My first console was a PlayStation 1. This must have been in the late […]

Uncharted 4: A Normal Life

Be warned, there ARE SPOILERS to parts of the story; even if not explicitly stated, they are implied. “I am a man of fortune, and I must seek my fortune” – Henry Avery, 1694 With 4 games spanning almost a decade across console generations, Uncharted tells the swashbuckling story of Nathan Drake: the titular everyman […]