First Time Playing

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • First Time Playing: Gears of War 3

    I’ve always thought 2011 was an incredible year for gaming. Skyrim, Portal 2, Batman: Arkham City, Uncharted 3, Dead Space 2 and many more. They’re some of my all-time favourites but now I know that 2011 was an even better year than I previously thought. Gears of War 3...
  • 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...
  • First Time Playing: Gears of War

    I’ve always been a PlayStation gamer. I remember my sister getting a PS2 for Christmas one year and, when she would let me, I would play The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers game over and over again. Soon after, my dad bought me an old PS1 from...