Two years ago I attended by first MCM Comic-Con event in Glasgow, Scotland, and dutifully wrote down my experience on this very site. So I’m pleased to say that MCM have invited me back, arming my sorry hide with a press pass and giving me free reign to annoy the poor public by taking pictures of them in embarrassing situations. Good stuff.
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.
Last year I covered 4 The Gamers, their very first event held in Aberdeen, Scotland. It was a two-day event brimming with people, indie developers, Youtube guests, VR demonstrations and much more! Considering it was only the first year the turnout was massive with thousands of eager fans […]
You may have noticed that these days I only post reviews here, rarely covering any news or anything else. However, I’m making an exception for Big Viking Mats whose Kickstarter is due to end on May 21st. Why? Well, I was going to be doing a review of […]
On February 18th and the 19th the Olympia in Kensington, London will host PC Gamer Weekender, a massive event where you can play some of the latest games and check out some awesome tech, including HP’s new Omen line of computers. There’s also going to be special guest speakers covering a range of topics.
Merry freaking Christmas, people! Yes, it’s that time of the year again where we inexplicably drag large trees into our houses and proceed to decorate them with all manner of shiny objects. Humans truly are a very strange species. The point is I’d like to wish all of […]
Following a couple of teases Rockstar have officially announced that Red Dead Redemption 2 is real and will be coming fall 2017. Rockstar have confirmed Xbox One and PS4 versions so far, and hopefully will be mirroring their GTA launch with a PC version to come a few […]