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”
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.
Well, that’s it. The Final Catwalks have been walked, the judges have been impressed (and occasionally unimpressed) by the level of FASHION on show. After an arduous and nerve wracking deliberation process, the judges have spoken. So let’s find out who is the stylishest of them all!
Got your headphones ready? If not then stop right now and go and get them, because this is a musical Top 5! Continue reading “Top 5 Songs That Remind Me Of Games”
The catwalk is shrouded in darkness. Whispers can be heard all around. Individual spotlights light up in a flash and are gone again. They reveal the anticipation in the crowd. Their faces brimming with excitement. A second passes before the stage is illuminated and the crowds excitement overflows and cheers and whoops fill the room. Continue reading “High Score Haute Couture: The Gaming Catwalk 2018, The Final”