Category Archives: Media

Manipulation and Evocation: Exploring The Dead Island Trailer

I’ll give you a moment to recover from the gut punch. I know how they can wind you. Better? Ok. That was yesterday. Since then, this trailer has gone viral. It’s ballooned, popped, and carried on being filled with air, … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: Relax, Bro

For all those times when you want to hear something that sounds as tired as you feel. Or at least, just doesn’t give a fuck about putting the effort in. The songs below aren’t necessarily relaxing, but the voices in … Continue reading

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Reverse Holiday

To say that my life wasn’t a cushy, get-up-late go-to-bed-later kind of thing, where the idea of pressure beyond the occasional missed deadline or time sensitive pitch, would be pretty ridiculous. I know this, I’m pretty sure most know this. … Continue reading

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Playing With Form

A few days ago, I started Kraken by China Mieville, and I was a little startled by the writing style, at first. It seemed so heavily at odds with everything he’d written before, even Un Lun Dun, his sort-of children’s … Continue reading

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Call of Juarez

The third game in the Call of Juarez series got announced this week, and, initially at least, I was a bit pissed off. The games have been very Old West focused up until this point, and it’s been one of … Continue reading

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Bug or Intention?

I just started playing White Gold today. The sequel to Boiling Point. Yes, that Boiling Point. The one with the flying jaguars and ridable sharks. I know. And it’s… well, what it is and what it isn’t doesn’t really matter, … Continue reading

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Some Documentaries

In the past year or so, there have been a few documentaries that I’ve seen that were both informative, gripping, and slightly scary. That’s how I like my facts; engaging, but unsettling. Anyway, I figure it’s as good a time … Continue reading

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