Itâ€™s taken me a while but I finally tore myself away from WoW to start playing Eternal Sonata (Bandai/Namco, Xbox 360) today. I have been looking forward to this. Itâ€™s a JRPG set in the dreams of FrÃ©dÃ©ric Chopin as he lies dying of tuberculosis in Paris in 1849. And that is the kind of […]
Posts Tagged ‘oh for fuck’s sake’
The BAFTA nominations for the 2007 Video Games Awards came out on 25th September (I know I’m behind the times, my father died the next day, sue me). And frankly, what in the holy name of living crap is going on? The list’s here. Go and have a look at it. Anything strike you as […]
So I played the demo of Bioshock a few days ago and I was all like, â€œhuh,â€ enough to put my money down on a pre-order but not, you know, entirely convinced. Game play, atmosphere, setting and backstory, fantastic, but there was one thing that really jarred. And then I read an internest discussion that […]
Just to assure you I’m still alive… ApparentlyÂ thereÂ areÂ onlyÂ threeÂ countriesÂ inÂ theÂ worldÂ thatÂ haven’tÂ officially adopted the metric system: Liberia; Myanmar; and the United States of America. How richly ironic is itÂ thatÂ theÂ USA’sÂ wayÂ ofÂ measuringÂ thingsÂ isÂ whatÂ theyÂ callÂ the English system, andÂ theÂ restÂ ofÂ theÂ worldÂ callsÂ theÂ ImperialÂ system? (And they can’t even get that right: there are 20 fluid ounces in a pint, not 16. Please, these things are called ‘standards’ for a reason.) InÂ otherÂ news:Â SpaceÂ GiraffeÂ isÂ aÂ hugeÂ disappointment,Â andÂ IÂ willÂ deliverÂ someÂ thoughts […]
I know this is all over everywhere, but I enjoy watching people turn everyday tools into playthings. Petition asking Gov. Schwarzenegger to free Paris Hiltonâ€”as I write, 16741 signatures Petition asking Gov. Schwarzenegger to jail Paris Hiltonâ€”as I write, 29576 signatures
The Origins Awards nominees were announced today. Needless to say there’s nothing about it on the Origins Awards websiteâ€”the Origins convention is affiliated with GAMA, the Game Manufacturers Association, whose website was at one time encouraging people to register for the Origins show that had taken place eighteen months earlier. As it is, the website […]
According to a trusted friend, apparently Websense is blocking its users from seeing this website. Under the category ‘sex’. I am frankly nonplussed. I mean, I don’t think I’ve referred to any particular game as an “abortion”Â recently.