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

A Gamer’s Holiday!

Hello dear readers! After all that football furore which took place over the last few weeks, things have started to calm down here at Shoot the Rookie, and I’ve had a chance to reflect on my recent holiday exploits. This isn’t a travel blog though, I mean heavy-metal pubs in the heart of Bristol may not be what you want to read about on a games blog. However during my break I was lucky enough to have several gaming experiences, and I’d like to share them with you here. Continue reading “A Gamer’s Holiday!”

The Video Game World Cup 2018: Blogger’s Eleven

Hello to all soccer fans and video game fans everywhere! This is an exciting day indeed, one we’ve been eagerly anticipating for four long years. That’s right, you guessed it. Today, Sunday July 15th 2018, will see the next name engraved on the famous World Cup Trophy. Will it be 1998 champions France, or will we see a new name engraved, that of plucky challengers Croatia? Or…what’s this I’m getting in my earpiece Jeff? Is something stranger afoot… Continue reading “The Video Game World Cup 2018: Blogger’s Eleven”

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