Hello readers and welcome to the Second Day of Blogmas as we join in with this fabulous Christmas sing-a-long, all brought to you by the fantastic mind of Athena from AmbiGaming. Continue reading “…On the Second Day of Blogmas”
Charming and Open Response: A Video Game Adaptation
Hello readers and welcome to my response post to a question set for me by Ian from the Adventure Rules blog as part of his marvellous community collaboration event – Charming and Open. Continue reading “Charming and Open Response: A Video Game Adaptation”
It’s All in the Genes: A QOTM Response
It’s Later Level’s Question of the Month time again and as defending champion (yep, I just made that a thing, come at me!) I’d better think of an awesome answer to August’s question, which has been expertly set by the fabulous Brandon from the That Green Dude blog. Continue reading “It’s All in the Genes: A QOTM Response”
Sunshine Blogger Award, Part 1.
In the last couple of weeks I have been honoured to receive not one, not two, but THREE Sunshine Blogger Awards from some fantastic writers in the blogging community! This is my response to one of those nominations. Continue reading “Sunshine Blogger Award, Part 1.”
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”
Hyrule: See the Sights! Hear the Sounds!
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!”
The Video Game World Cup 2018
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”
QOTM: Fern Spike 4 – Revenge of the Spores
Pix1001 was the first to wake up in the cave’s chamber. Her stasis capsule hissed open at 15:17 on April 4th 2118…100 years later. They had failed. The asteroid had hit Earth. It must have done, or else why was she in stasis? Her memory was hazy…the others…did anyone else survive?
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An Antidote to Violence and Vitriol
The idea that video games are a direct cause of violence has been in the news a lot recently. Some of this news has come from a certain president who decided to focus on video games as a cause of gun violence, rather than addressing the bigger picture. I don’t feel qualified to write an essay on the realities of this, but what it did remind me of is that no matter what the facts of video game related violence, games are still undoubtedly responsible for many positive things in our lives, and the article that follows is aiming to show just that. Continue reading “An Antidote to Violence and Vitriol”
Question of the Month – February
It’s still February folks, which means that there’s still time to answer February’s Question of the Month! For those of you who are not familiar with it, Question of the Month is a community event organized by Later Levels. It is a big deal. It seeks to address fundamental questions in video games and life that have been inexplicably overlooked. These holes in our knowledge, these vacuums of information need to be filled. But what on earth is the question to be answered this month? Continue reading “Question of the Month – February”