Ok, so the rules when making this list were simple; no more than one song from any series. Just needed to clarify that. We also all made a list, and I made mine last, so some songs had to be … Continue reading Nate’s list of amazing video game soundtracks!
Recently, media has been littered with arguments about diversity, in a variety of forms. Gender, skin colour, culture and sexual orientation have all been something that people have been stating needs more representation. I agree with these statements, to some extent, and in different degrees, depending on the situation. To put all the cards on the table, so to speak, I’m a second generation British African descendant, who has lived my whole life in England. This has caused me to always be a minority in my social circles, (except for family functions). Two of the things that I have always … Continue reading Diversity in gaming: Does it matter?
“Life and death matters, yes. And the question of how to behave in this world, how to go in the face of everything.” – Raymond Carver (Spoiler Alert) Gaming as a form of entertainment and story telling has evolved in a significantly … Continue reading Life & Death: Gaming’s Moral Choices
I’ve been playing Street Fighter V for about a day now. Not long at all, granted, but I’ve formed some opinions about it, which I wanted to share. A quick disclosure; this is a belief that has been formed over the past few years of playing part four online also. As I explained in my last post, I have always been a fan of fighting games. There has always been a draw for me. They’ve always been fun; the rush of battle, the flamboyant moves and the skill needed to pull them off. Due to my enjoyment of this genre, … Continue reading Competition fighting is killing fun: My experience with Street Fighter V
Anyone who knows me…well, knows me on a gaming level (When I was growing up, gaming was a thing you did in private. A dirty little secret that you didn’t want the girls to know you did. I still carry that attitude and don’t really declare I’m a gamer…unless someone asks) will know that my gaming preferences would fall quite centrally between RPG’s and Fighting Games. I always prided myself on bring quite good at both genre’s. No one wanted to play me in fighters, solely because I would beat them all the time, which wasn’t fun for either me or … Continue reading The Street Fighter in a small pond.