Toxicity and the Danger of the Echo Chamber

“We perhaps underestimate the impact the digital environment has had on our ability to digest news and influence we take into our private domain. I generally as a rule for this blog and page avoid extreme ideologies of the right and left, equally I won’t block or mute individuals as long as they remain within the law” Continue reading Toxicity and the Danger of the Echo Chamber

The Art of Assassin’s Creed: Unity – Review

“The Art of Assassin’s Creed Unity is the next in the series of supporting art books for the Assassin’s Creed series of games from Ubisoft. Featuring over 300 individual images from sketches, concept art to character and environmental development, it is a showcase of the design process from concept to final realisation.” Continue reading The Art of Assassin’s Creed: Unity – Review

Embracing the Collection

“Last year I undertook a personal challenge, a simple premise, complete a single game from my backlog on a monthly basis and try and experience some of these titles gathering real or virtual dust in my various collections. In itself a noble endeavour but ultimately based on the premise of the collection itself being a negative state of affairs, a failure on my part as a gamer. Perhaps I thought accomplishing this challenge would validate my reasoning, allow me to debate or discuss from a position of moral authority, who can say, but it was a largely positive experience providing some lasting memories.” Continue reading Embracing the Collection

Plague Inc. – iOS/Android Review

Indeed, the central premise of the game is simple, you are the virus itself, growing and responding to changing conditions with the objective to destroy all life as we know it. Through a series of mechanisms you evolve and adapt to varying conditions and attempts to curtail your progress by the international community Continue reading Plague Inc. – iOS/Android Review

Tales From The Bonfire – January

One of the joys of writing within the Gaming community is being inspired and drawing inspiration from others. One of which was a fairly simple structure of looking back each month and reflecting on what we’ve accomplished. So, I decided … Continue reading Tales From The Bonfire – January

Ghostbusters: The Video Game (Remastered) – PS4 Review

“For me, Ghostbusters was never a perfect film, it always felt a little rough around the edges and somewhat stitched together to create a functional, memorable movie of the ages. We might not remember this game with the same level of enthusiasm and appreciation but in that regard, it captures the spirit of The Ghostbusters perfectly.” Continue reading Ghostbusters: The Video Game (Remastered) – PS4 Review

The Art of Mafia 3 – Book Review

“From Titan Books, released in January 2017 by 2K, The Art of Mafia 3 is a showcase of the development behind the design and creation of the third entry in the Mafia series, the creation of the fictional city of New Bordeaux, drawing influence and inspiration from New Orleans in America’s south. ” Continue reading The Art of Mafia 3 – Book Review

A Year in Review 2019

“In 2018 I set out to revive this project, an ambition to work as a collaboration between friends in bringing our vision of the gaming industry to life across a variety of platforms and media. My element, the written content came to fruition last summer as I begun in earnest to craft content and material based on my attempt at objective reviews of existing purchased media in addition to more subjective opinion based articles on the industry as a whole” Continue reading A Year in Review 2019

Game of the Decade

“As this decade draws to a close, and the realisation over 20 years have now passed since we saw in the new millenium, its time to reflect back on the last ten years of video games and cherry pick a few jewels from each year.” Continue reading Game of the Decade

A Visit to The Comic Store

“Situated in the small shopping precinct of Abbey Mews, this refuge for those looking for answers and inspiration beyond the mystical arts, or even including those, is a nivana for comic book and popular culture fans with a wealth of treasures from across the broad spectrum of the so called geek culture that exists today” Continue reading A Visit to The Comic Store