Guitar Hero | The Game That Defines Shoot the Rookie — Normal Happenings

Just in case you missed it over on the Normal Happenings site, here is a link to my piece about Guitar Hero as featured in the amazing blogging series The Games That Define Us.

There is a snippet below, but please click the link to go check out the whole thing and while you are there, make sure you check out all of the other awesome posts.

This collaboration has really shown what strength and depth there is in the video games blogging community, as well as highlighting the positive influences that games have on our lives – something which often isn’t understood outside of the gaming community. Enjoy!

Guitar Hero taught me that I can do it, that I don’t have to fear failure. It wasn’t a magic potion but it was a crutch through hard times, and both inspiration and distraction when I believed I was worthless.

via Guitar Hero | The Game That Defines Shoot the Rookie — Normal Happenings

High Score Haute Couture: The Gaming Catwalk 2018, The Final

The catwalk is shrouded in darkness. Whispers can be heard all around. Individual spotlights light up in a flash and are gone again. They reveal the anticipation in the crowd. Their faces brimming with excitement. A second passes before the stage is illuminated and the crowds excitement overflows and cheers and whoops fill the room. Continue reading “High Score Haute Couture: The Gaming Catwalk 2018, The Final”

High Score Haute Couture: The Gaming Catwalk 2018

*Drum-roll*

*Whispers….*

Wait WHAT? I’m meant to be introducing the thing? Could’ve told me sooner!

Ahem! OK. Hello and welcome to the inaugural edition of High Score Haute Couture, the biggest, the best, the most flamboyantly over the top gaming catwalk event ever, hosted by yours truly AND the newly appointed king of video game fashion knowledge, author of the infamous Best Jackets in Video games and also of a recent treatise on the use of Belts in Video Games, the marvelous Chris, from OverThinker Y. Continue reading “High Score Haute Couture: The Gaming Catwalk 2018”

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