In Focus: Hiroyuki Sawano

Hello dear readers and welcome back to Shoot the Rookie! Today’s post is the first in what will hopefully be a regular feature here on the blog. The idea of the In Focus series is to take an in-depth look at the career of some of the amazing people who work in video games and anime, and for the first one I’m going to be looking at the work of the incredibly talented composer Hiroyuki Sawano, so why not join me to find out more!

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A Celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science via Video Games and Anime

Good day dear readers and welcome to a special post here on Shoot the Rookie in honour of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. For this occasion I thought I’d have a bit of fun and take a look at some of my favourite science-users from video games and anime so why not join me to see who makes the list!

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The Game That Defines Me

Hello dear readers and welcome to something a bit different here on Shoot the Rookie. Back in 2018 I took part in one of the biggest and best collaborations ever created – The Games That Define Us – organised by the wonderful Matt from Normal Happenings. I’ve been thinking a lot about this and last year’s collaboration – The Characters That Define Us – and have decided to repost my entries here on my own blog. Continue reading “The Game That Defines Me”

Shoot from the Hip – Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise

Good day dear readers and welcome to the second edition of my ‘Shoot from the Hip’ series where I take a game or anime and attempt to convey my feelings about it in around 500 words. Today’s piece is on 2020 ‘survival horror’ game Deadly Premonition 2, so let’s jump right in and see what it’s all about!

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