Tag Archives: gaming

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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There are three items in front of me, on this faux-wooden table. A battered watch, a replacement music player, and a tin of mints. Hardly the inventory of anyone of note, I know. Of course, there are stories behind each … Continue reading

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Torn from the Dead – Part 1

This is kind of a exercise in writing as well as something I thought would be fun. Basically I’m playing through the game Zafehouse, which is a zombie survival text based game created by the website Kotaku and narrating through … Continue reading

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Meat Circus

Before I start this post I want to make it clear that I love Psychonauts. It’s a brilliant, brilliant game with most excellent platforming elements, sometimes laugh out loud humour and a wonderful art style. It’s probably one of the … Continue reading

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The Decline of the Game Manual

So I came across a particular snag today in trying to set up a game of GTA IV on the Xbox. You see, me and my friends are rather snobbish when it comes to xbox live, in that 95% of … Continue reading

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