So the first details of Skyrim are winging their way around the intermawebs, and we’re all squeaking quietly about the concept of dragon battles and the promised purty scenery. I, however, have an entirely unrelated list of wishes for my future Skyrim experience: 1) More open-ended quests: Morrowind wasn’t given to offering choice; usually there […]Read more "10 Things I’d Not Hate About Skyrim"
Looking for a gift for the girlfriend or wife, but not convinced she’d appreciate sniperdom? Have no fear, there are many ways to sidle around this pitfall. Fallout: New Vegas: For the love of all things holy, don’t be telling her you bought this one because you know she enjoys tidying things up, unless you […]Read more "Holiday Buyer’s Guide Part 2: Buying for the Gamer Girlfriend"
It’s been a while since I gave Avatar a first shot, and on my first attempt I was more pleased with myself than was warranted – mostly because I was even more of a novice and hadn’t been left alone with a gun before. Nothing quite like the pride of the idiot over their first […]Read more "Gamer Girlfriend: Avatarred and Feathered"
If Mass Effect 2 was your first experience of the franchise, but you’re an unashamed completionist like myself, you might be wondering whether it’s worth going back to the beginning and making use of the much-touted ability to import a character from the original game. For my part, I was so embroiled in the universe […]Read more "Gamer Girlfriend: Mass Effort, Big Effect?"
I’ve always felt the gaming bug, somewhere behind my eyes. Back in the mists of time I had a Spectrum 48k and dutifully wandered left and right shooting at flying toilets, and a little later I spent hours perfecting my Sonic Spin and named my pet fish after the dragons in Bubble Bobble. [picapp align=”center” […]Read more "Gamer Girlfriend: Wings Pending Testing"