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Gaming’s Come A Long Way, Baby: GTA V and The Walking Dead

Late last year I was watching The Walking Dead, and at one point in a particularly grim episode I was (mercifully?) distracted from all the killing-of-favourite-character shenanigans when a particular bad dude showed up. See, at my age I seem to spend an inordinate amount of my TV-watching time going “what the fuck do I know him from?”, or “what else was she in?” and I then proceed to spend the rest of the episode thinking about that, and only that – and so it was with this guy. Of course, IMDB exists now, but that’s basically cheating, so it’s only to be used in the most extreme circumstances, and I admirably resisted it here (“Hero” is a much overused word these days, but, you know, if the shoe fits….). Continue reading “Gaming’s Come A Long Way, Baby: GTA V and The Walking Dead”

Life is Strange – Full Review

I’ma go right ahead and say it; I loved Life is Strange. Like, proper freakin’ adored the shit out of it. Whilst I appreciate that pisses all over the ‘keep your audience guessing’ rule of writing, I hope you’ll stick with me anyways. See, even though I know I loved Life is Strange, I’ve been struggling to adequately explain exactly why I loved it – so whilst you know how this ends already, I’m hoping the journey will be worthwhile anyways. In fact, Life is Strange – in essence – is very much a game about ‘The Journey’, so it’s perhaps fitting that the review should be too, and if you’ll permit me, I’ll try my best to do Life is Strange (some semblance of) justice in what follows. Much like the game itself, this’ll be a voyage of discovery, of exploration – experimentation, even – and even though I’ll likely struggle at times, I sincerely hope I won’t balls it up too much. Continue reading “Life is Strange – Full Review”

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