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"
While perusing the weekly update from Bungie Studios I was surprised to see what I honestly never expected to. For the first time ever in a Halo game, you are able to make your character female. In Halo 3 you were able to set your voice to female if you wanted to and your noises […]Read more "Halo: Reach- equal rights"
One of the biggest changes I’ve noticed about my play habits since introducing Gamer Girlfriend to gamine on the Xbox is that I now view games through a very different lens than I did previously. As I look at new and upcoming games I find myself now rating them on whether or not they could be a […]Read more "Gamer Girlfriend: In E3 we Trust"
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"
During a trip to visit Gamer Girlfriend, she and I had the chance to play through Sherlock Holmes Vs Jack The Ripper on Xbox 360. At first glance, this game seems utterly terrible. The character animations are rigid and dated, the texturing is blocky and, again, dated and the controls are awkward and confusing. To […]Read more "Gamer Girlfriend: The Couple Who Solves Together Stays Together"
Wise men would say that a good relationship is all about the give and take. This philosophy applies to gaming with you significant other as well. While playing Borderlands with Gamer Girlfriend I’ve learned a few things about her and myself. I have learned that under no circumstance should she be allowed to drive, and that […]Read more "The Girlfriend Gamer: Things I learned from playing Borderlands"