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  • My First Few Hours With – We Happy Few

    Code for the game and season pass was provided We Happy Few a game that had caught my eye from its announcement and as the game came out and released was not shy of some controversy. One year on and two expansions later I am finally able to sit...
  • First Time Playing: Gears of War 4

    New console, new characters, new story, new trilogy. I started this ‘First Time Playing’ series as an effort to catch up on the Xbox exclusive games I missed out on while being a PlayStation gamer in the PS3/360 generation. In terms of the Gears of War franchise, that mission...
  • One week on, one week off

    A few weeks ago I talked about taking a break from gaming. Not a forced break but a natural one where my time was taken up with events, family and friends. During this break, I didn’t have that gaming itch. This was a positive I’d not experienced before. The...
  • First Time Playing: Gears of War: Judgement

    I’m on a quest to fill in the blanks of my gaming history by playing the Xbox games I had previously missed out on by for the longest time sticking exclusively to my PlayStation. The Gears of War franchise is my first port of call and while playing the...
  • Doom Eternal – Hand on Impression

    Coming off of Doom 2016, I was left feeling a sense of bittersweetness. This awesome nonstop series of escalating, adrenaline-pumping action set pieces culminated in an epic finale that left me wanting more. But could they possibly reach the highs that I had just played through? At Quakecon 2019...
  • Quakecon 2019 – Scott’s Experience

    After traversing the difficulties of British transport I eventually arrived at the Media Day of Quakecon 2019 The Year of Doom. This time the event wasn’t just held in Texas but they also had a European front based in London, with people from over 37 countries attending Quakecon Europe...
  • They are Billions Review (PlayStation 4)

    They are Billions is a steampunk zombie survival RTS that originally released on the Steam early access program back in 2017 and has now lurched its way onto consoles. It’s hard. It’s bloody hard. Even with the difficulty on low. I grew up playing RTS games. My childhood mainly consisted...
  • Tanked Up 171 – Preying on Hangovers

    Its a beer and ben-less episode this week as Aadil and Lucy prep for the Bristol crew heading to Birmingham for some Lucy-curated beerbauchery. We manage to start with a conversation about youth drinking and the growing craft gin movement. We talk Prey and the latest Niantic augmented reality...
  • It’s ok to take a break from gaming

    It’s ok to take a break from gaming, to have a little down time. It seems an odd thing to have to say, to suggest we need to consciously take a break from our hobby but sometimes it’s really needed. An extended break is not something we often talk...