Hello dear readers and welcome to a very special post here on Shoot the Rookie! Why is it so special you ask? Well today marks the launch of The Great JRPG Character Face-Off – a community event devised by myself and the wonderful Winst0lf from The Winst0lf Portal. Why not read on to find out what this is all about and how to get involved!Continue reading “The Great JRPG Character Face-Off!”
Hello dear readers and welcome to this special edition of Shoot the Rookie! Why special you ask? Well today’s post is part of a huge collaboration in which bloggers from around the world write about different games from the Super Mario universe. Organised expertly by the Well-Red Mage, we will be deep-diving into the world of Mario looking at each of the titles individually, so make sure you head on over to the main page where Red himself has put together the ultimate guide to this collection of writings which is commonly known as the Super Mario Multiverse. Continue reading “The Super Mario Multiverse – Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker!”
*mysterious voice crackles through the tannoy*
Here it is Blogovision fans, the moment you’ve all been waiting for. The votes are in – the decision has been made. So why not join us for this most joyous of moments as we reveal the winner of Blogovision 2019! Continue reading “Blogovision 2019: The Results”
Good afternoon, evening, morning or [no time zone specified], dearest readers! I,
Jon Ola Sand Pix1001, am delighted to be here today in my role as Executive Co-Supervisor of The Video-Games Broadcasting Union™ to announce their most flamboyant and extravagant event to date: Blogovision! Continue reading “Announcing: Blogovision 2019!”
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.
I have recently had the pleasure of taking part in a fantastic collaboration – Hyrule: See the Sights! Hear the Sounds! Matthew & Nikki from Normal Happenings decided that it would be awesome to create a kind of Zelda guide-book, looking in-depth at some of the amazing locations from the Zelda series and my goodness were they right! Continue reading “Hyrule: See the Sights! Hear the Sounds!”
Well, that’s it. The Final Catwalks have been walked, the judges have been impressed (and occasionally unimpressed) by the level of FASHION on show. After an arduous and nerve wracking deliberation process, the judges have spoken. So let’s find out who is the stylishest of them all!
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”
Thank you for joining me today loyal readers. This is just a quick update but I hope it will be of interest, as today is the day when the winners of last week’s Gaming Catwalks will be announced. Try and keep you’re excitement in check. IF YOU CAN! *Maniacal Laughter*. Continue reading “High Score Haute Couture: The Gaming Catwalk 2018 RESULTS!”
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”