The seething mass of bodies all packed into one place is a stark reminder of just how big games have become since I was but a lad in the ’90s where it was still seen, along with comics, as a geeky hobby. Now it seems everyone plays games, either casually on a phone or tablet for a few minutes a day or on a custom PC that costs a terrifying amount of money. Games are just part of everyday life now, and conventions are springing up all over the place. Now there are people from all walks of life celebrating a medium that has gone from strength to strength. Walking the concrete floors are kids, teenagers, moms, dads, businessmen, grandfathers, grandmothers and more. There are no barriers now that games have gotten almost complete mainstream acceptance, and it’s amazing to see.
The media loves to paint gamers as a bunch of mindless zombies that despise each other and every other form of life in the planet. And at times it can almost be hard to argue with them. Back when I was a lad there was a sense of […]
NOTE: this article does contain a few pieces of strong language. You have been warned. Just recently I ventured back into the shady and delightful world of PC gaming, having been away for some considerable time due to a simple yet fatal flaw keeping me away from it: […]
You can read the Daily Mail’s article HERE, which I suggest you do before reading this: As the title of this piece so subtly suggests, this is a direct response to the Daily Mail’s recent article regarding the notorious Sandy Hook shooter, Adam Lanza. In the report Lanza’s […]
Valentines Day has snuck up on us like a fat man sneaking up on the all you can eat buffet in Pizza Hut, and what better way to celebrate the day than winning yourself a weapon pack for Dead Space 3 and dismembering some Necromorphs? The correct answer […]
So, we’re now half-way through the very first month of 2013 after all the hype and the disappointment surrounding that whole end of the world thing. Of course that means plenty of new games to look forward in the coming year, but like practically everyone else out there I’d […]
As many of you guys and gals already know I occasionally like to post up videos and updates on a friend of mine, a musician by the name of Geoff Sharp, who writes and performs all of his own stuff. And even if you missed those updates you could […]