Hello readers and welcome to the Tenth 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 Tenth Day of Blogmas”
Hello readers. If you’ve been following Shoot the Rookie for a while you may know that there has been something missing from my life. A space to be filled. A void into which I could only stare sadly.
Yes, that’s right, I have been lacking a PS4…
…but no longer!
The space on my gaming shelf is now home to an adorable little PS4, and to mark this occasion I have written this celebratory post for your enjoyment. Continue reading “PS4 is in the House!”
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!
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 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”