Hello readers! Thank you for joining me on this momentous occasion…Oh hang on, you just came for some witty video game banter, a Top 5 and a beer? Well ok, I’ll see what I can do, but before that I just want to let you know that the point of today’s post is to celebrate the first birthday of the Shoot the Rookie blog!
It’s that time again! Yep folks, it’s time for a Top 5. For July, as you may have guessed from the title, the Top 5 is all about video game princesses. We like to do a Top 5 every month here at Shoot the Rookie, so why not join us to see who we’ve picked for this one. Continue reading “Top 5: Princesses”
Let me extend a warm welcome to all my readers from around the World on this auspicious occasion. We are gathered here today for the marriage of…hang on….I can’t read the names…well, that doesn’t matter, we are gathered here for a grand (and expensive looking) wedding, the likes of which has rarely been seen before in the world of video game blogging. Continue reading “It’s a Nice Day to Loot a White Wedding! A QOTM Response.”
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!”
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”
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!”
Hello and welcome to June’s Top 5 list here at Shoot the Rookie! This month we are exploring the Top 5 uses of the Wii U’s Gamepad – focussing on the games which utilised the under-appreciated device in the most innovative ways. Continue reading “Top 5 Uses of the Wii U Gamepad”
Today the 21st Football World Cup kicks off at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. As I am a huge fan of both Football (or, y’know, Soccer) and Video Games, I wanted to mark the occasion and get the whole blogging community involved. So I will waste no more time in welcoming you, my dear readers, to the opening day of the Video Game World Cup 2018 – A Community Event! Continue reading “The Video Game World Cup 2018”
On Saturday June 9th 2018, this rookie went to her first Games Expo. Held at the Braehead Arena in Glasgow for its third year, Play Expo promised to be a big event full of both modern and retro gaming experiences, and I’m excited to share my thoughts on the event with you here.