video games

Nintendo Switch console

Hello 2017!

Hello everyone, yes, I am still here, and still gaming! I started back doing full-time work the past year, so I’ve not really given myself much time or motivation for writing here, but I had…


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Some other important things of note

I bought this in November: And this too: And I’ve completed the following games since June (finishing uni certainly helped with freeing up my time for games!): Portal (on Steam) (PC) Legend of Zelda: Ocarina…


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Q2 2011: what I have been playing

Very bad at updating this blog, but it is definitely time to tell you what I’ve been playing over the past three months.  Despite extreme stress at work, and completing two units of my degree,…


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Q1 2011: what I have been playing

As I consult my oracle (GameCollectorz database, which I thoroughly recommend – no affiliation even), I see that I have somehow managed to play a darn lot of games despite work and study monopolising my…


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Computer Games Assignment: Game Sounds

Introduction The use of audio in games is integral in creating atmosphere, emotion, tension and ambience, as well story progression (Bridgett, 2010; Whitmore, 2003).  Using the Wii game Okami (2008) as our case study, we…



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Studying computer games

Have started my long-awaited elective for my BA (Internet Communications)… Computer Games at RMIT.  We are at week 3 and I’m really enjoying the content and assignments.  This really just feels like a nice break…


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In love with Alistair

On the behest of my sister-in-law, I have gotten strongly back into playing Dragon Age: Origins (thanks also to the return of my LCD TV after months of it being at the shop).  She was…


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Long overdue update

Oh dear, it’s been so long since I posted!  Well, my blog course is over and I did well.  Lots of dramz have occurred since then which have prevented me from posting, but here I…


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Games wishlist

There are so many awesome games out there, and I know I have only barely scratched the surface with my reasonably-sized collection.  I was tweeting a guy (@KillerFly) yesterday about Final Fantasy and he recommended…


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