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  • First Time Playing: Gears of War 2

    It’s time to continue my journey from life-long PlayStation gamer to new Xbox enthusiast as I play the Xbox exclusives that I’ve missed out on over the last decade or so. This week I return to the Gears of War franchise with the second game in the series, aptly...
  • Simplicity & Joy

    “It’s the simple things in life that give you the most joy.” They stand the test of time in a way that more complicated things often, just, don’t. When I think back to my childhood many of the things I enjoyed fitted this particular bill. So many things that...
  • Predicting the Story of the Star Trek Picard Series

    The following is pure speculation fuelled by unsubstantiated rumour and is intended to be a bit of fun. Don’t expect my musings to be true, but then again, stranger things have happened… Jean-Luc Picard’s return to Star Trek is fast approaching, with the still untitled ten-episode series starting production...
  • Gran Turismo Sport

    Polyphony Digital and the Gran Turismo franchise hold a special place in my heart. I remember as a young kid getting stuck on the licences, my older cousin would do them all and give me the save on a memory card. I remember getting a go of the red...
  • Predicting the End of Game of Thrones

    We’re just days away from the beginning of the end: the final six episodes of Game of Thrones. While the journey may indeed be more important than the destination, I just can’t help myself from speculating how the acclaimed fantasy drama, the biggest show of the decade, will come...
  • Elis James & John Robins Podcast Review 2 –

    Episodes Reviewed:         01-264 Average Episode Length:     1:25:00 Release Schedule:     Finished   The Elis James & John Robins Podcast is special. To me and to thousands of other people who call themselves PCDs (Podcast Devotees). It’s special for a number of reasons. Reasons that I’ll struggle...
  • Playing Pode On My Own Made Me Feel Lonely

    Pode is a cute co-up puzzle game about a cube of stone and a fallen star teaming up to reach the top of a mountain-tree-thing. Each character has its own unique skills that when combined open the doors to some interesting physics-based riddles and gameplay. I previewed Pode at...
  • Revisiting Game of Thrones Season 7 Part 3

    Spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 7 incoming. Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been looking back on the seventh season of Game of Thrones, discussing what works and what doesn’t in the penultimate season of the show. While still hugely enjoyable and engaging, I’ve found the season...
  • Power Rangers Battle for the Grid Review

    Disclosure – review copy was provided for this review Going into Battle for the Grid I was cautiously optimistic. For someone like me, a casual fighting game fan there needs to be a strong theme and more importantly good fun fighting mechanics. My expectation where met and even exceeded...