Month: April 2018

What’s in a game?

What makes a game good? It’s a rather subjective question with a rather subjective answer, but I’m not going to attempt to answer it rather discuss it. The often heard phrases of ‘this games rated poorly, might as well not get it’, ‘that game used to be so good back in the day’ or maybe…

My thoughts on Switch Virtual Console

Now I’ve mentioned in the past that one of my most anticipated features for the Switch is Virtual Console. For a number of reasons, but the most glaringly obvious reason is. Well. Portable.. and then docked.. in that order. I mean lets take for example Super Mario Bros 3 for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It…

The Subtle Joys of Speculation

As mentioned a few times in past posts, I enjoy speculation, as do many people in the gaming community. So I figured I’d post about my own predictions and thoughts on the current and future landscape of video gaming as it is now and as we move forward towards the impending 9th Generation of Consoles. I…

Buying a 3DS in 2018

Well aside from the fact that I’ve noticed both screens on my new ‘new Nintendo 3DS XL’ are TN not IPS. Which I’ve managed to reassure myself doesn’t matter because I literally had to remember it was a thing with the 3DS’s, investigate what the difference was and then try and see it on mine.…

Appreciating the scope of gaming

At this point, I felt it necessary to express what excites me about video gaming, amongst the people I know, I feel I’m in the minority. Where for me gaming is far more of a hobby than a verb to express the action of playing the latest FPS night after night. For the most part,…