Project Scorpio: Xbox’s Great Green Hype

It's a madness to me how much the Xbox One both did and also did not flop during its first three years on the market. It was MicroSoft's race to lose for sure, and with their confusing messaging that paired a clunky voice focused interface with a transparent attempt to replace your cable box ahead of … Continue reading Project Scorpio: Xbox’s Great Green Hype

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Early-Onset Genre Fatigue

I kept my word everyone! I didn't spend over three hundred pounds just to play one game. Yay! I'm not saying I didn't think about it: a quick glance at Zelda: Breath Of The Wild's Metacritic page reveals a current cumulative score of 97%! Plus the Nintendo Switch itself is brand spanking new, both in … Continue reading Early-Onset Genre Fatigue

The Console Is (Not Quite) Dead! The Future Of Gaming Is Now(Ish)!

A few years ago, a few friends and I queued up for the future. We were at the EuroGamer Expo at Earl Court in London, where a now defunct company called OnLive were demonstrating a new type of streaming technology. It allowed gamers access to a range of current and popular games, running at a … Continue reading The Console Is (Not Quite) Dead! The Future Of Gaming Is Now(Ish)!

Superfluous One Tap Quick Time Events

"By the way, If anyone here is a Superfluous, One Tap Quick Time Event, kill yourself." - Bill Hicks.   I don't mind most Quick Time Events. I've even completed a God Of War game. In fact, one of my most memorable moments in gaming came towards the end of Metal Gear Solid 4: The … Continue reading Superfluous One Tap Quick Time Events