My Life in Video Games: Part 2

Here we go, readers, part 2 of my acclaimed series. In this part, we delve deeper into the Temple of Doom-esque eyeball soup that comprises my psyche. You scared? Good. That means we’re ready. FLASHBANG! Last we met, we left our story in the midst of Nathan Drake’s pièce de résistance, and just after the […]

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 […]