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December 2014

Next-Gen Gaming: One Year Report Card

It’s nearly Christmas again, which is possibly some kind of mistake, because I’m pretty sure the last one was only a few days ago, but, more to the point, it’s now a year since Microsoft and Sony triumphantly thrust their next-gen consoles onto the market, and gaming (ostensibly) took a fairly significant leap forward. Continue reading “Next-Gen Gaming: One Year Report Card”

RIP Ralph Baer, The Father of Video Games

Depending on when and where you began your love affair with gaming, you might have different ideas of who you consider to be a pioneer, or visionary. What’s certain, however, is that whoever they were, they were standing on the shoulders of Ralph Baer, the father of video games, and the guy responsible for starting it all. Continue reading “RIP Ralph Baer, The Father of Video Games”

More ‘No Man’s Sky’ Footage Revealed

Yesterday, I got to use the old “Christmas came early” chestnut (see what I did there? Christmas/chestnuts?? Anybody???) and today it seems I get to use “the gift that keeps on giving” line. Why? Well, after I’d already posted the first new No Man’s Sky gameplay trailer, Hello Games continued to wow audiences, previewing yet another trailer, before positively hitting it out of the park with the ‘A night under No Man’s Sky’ event on Saturday night.

I wasn’t at the event (I couldn’t find a buyer for my kidney in time), Continue reading “More ‘No Man’s Sky’ Footage Revealed”

No Man’s Sky: Incoming Data Transmission

If, like me, you’re already a fan of the forthcoming No Man’s Sky from Hello Games, Christmas came early this weekend, with a new trailer landing at The Game Awards on Friday night. Featuring actual in-game footage, and several bajillion layers of awesome, it all looks as good as we’d expect it to. Continue reading “No Man’s Sky: Incoming Data Transmission”

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