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Sonic the Hedgehog – Trailer Reaction

So the Sonic movie trailer dropped yesterday and my reaction is as follows: Wow. Really? I know we all made fun of the leaked character design a while back. There were still people who held on to the hope that maybe, just maybe that wasn’t a final design or that the look of the character in motion would redeem its […]

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My First Week of Blogging

That went quickly! I’ve been trying to keep the momentum going and post every day; it’s not been easy so far but just posting something – anything, really – is great to at least ensure I keep in practice with my writing. I’ve not had a great deal of feedback or views, but – just as I found when setting […]

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An Introduction to Euro Games

I was in my early 20s when I rediscovered the joy of board games. One of the best side effects of that was that it also reignited my passion for writing. Without having had my interest in board games back, it’s unlikely that I would be here, writing this right now. At first, it was a bit bewildering. I made […]

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Rollin’ Eggz

Rollin’ Eggz is a simple game of egg catching – and sometimes avoidance – for younger players, now available to download from the Nintendo Switch’s eShop. Rollin’ Eggz has three game modes; each of these modes sees your character – a Fox, initially, but a few more are available to unlock with points collected from play – holding a basket […]

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Darkest Hunters – Switch

Releasing on the 29th of April in NA, Canada & Mexico and on the 2nd of May in the EU, Australia & New Zealand, Darkest Hunters is an unusual, but compelling hybrid of RPG and puzzle game from Ultimate Games. Players take control of a character – from a pretty generous roster – and make their way through levels by […]

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It’s Alien Day!

If you’re not sure why, here’s the explanation: in Aliens, the planet that the majority of the action takes place on is known as LV-426 – and, using US date […]

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Gaming: 1979-2019

I was enchanted by the magic of video games from an incredibly early age. It’s hard to tell what the first game I saw was, but it was likely Space Invaders or a variation on it; there were always machines in local pubs and social clubs. A social club close to my home had a Phoenix cocktail table, though by […]