A couple of months ago here at Shoot the Rookie, I presented my Top 5 video game heroes. We do a Top 5 every month, and after going slightly off-piste in March, I can now officially unveil the Top 5 for April, my Top 5 video game villains! But who is awful enough, who is devilish enough, who is downright villainous enough to make it onto the list…? Continue reading “Top 5: Villains”
In a change to the scheduled programming caused by extreme weather, I have shelved my planned Top 5 Villains post, and instead have gone with something a little more topical (well, at least it was topical a few days ago) – SNOW. So having had a lot of time on my hands after being trapped in my house for three days due to a weather event called the Beast from the East, I have had the opportunity to put together my top 5 snowy locations in video games. Hope you’ve got some firewood at the ready! Continue reading “The Beast From the East – A Snowy Top 5”
Here is February’s top 5 list and this month we’re looking at heroes. The concept of ‘the hero’ in video games is a well-worn path. Those who have been branded with the tag are too numerous to name, and many others fill the role, even if their contribution isn’t recognized as such. But what does it really mean to be a hero, and do our favourite video game heroes really deserve to be called as such? Let’s take a look and find out! Continue reading “Hero Worship (A Top 5)”
At this time of year, many of us are having to once again face up to some inescapable truths. For the next two months, it will be cold and miserable. No Christmas lights sparkling in the windows, no whisky coffee to sip by the fire (is that just me?), and no money to spend, even though all the shops seem to have ‘massive’ sales. So, whilst I sit at work daydreaming about a future where I can go wandering around town buying sparkly things, inspiration has struck me for January 2018’s Top 5 – my five favourite video-game shops.
Ok, so, goggles. Mostly flying goggles, but anything goes around here! Many video game characters wear them, and generally they look a bit ridiculous. Ever wondered who would make it into a clearly thought out and well researched list of the top 5 goggle-wearing video game characters? No? Well I’m going to tell you anyway, minus of course the well researched and clearly thought out bit… Continue reading “Looking Good in Goggles: A Gamers Guide”
October is definitely one of the best months of the year and Halloween is definitely one of the best days of the year. So what scary games can we pick up and play on this most awesome of occasions? Read on to find out!