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Capsule Reviews: Games (Grand Theft Auto V, Cities: Skylines)

It has been quite some time since I’ve last done this, but what can I say, I’ve been playing a LOT of games over the last while. Grand Theft Auto V (2014) When a young street hustler, a retired bank… Continue Reading →

Gaming versus Blogging

If you are a long time follower (or perhaps just someone who occasionally checks in on this little corner of the web), you may have noticed that I haven’t exactly been blogging this year (or for that matter, much last… Continue Reading →

Xbox One: How to Quit a Game

Most Xbox One games and apps don’t actually have a quit menu item any more. This usually isn’t a problem thanks to Xbox One’s clever way of handling game/app switching, allowing you to go out of a game to the… Continue Reading →

Is that a Xbox One next to my TV?

I upgraded relatively late from my PS2 to a Xbox 360, only picking one up in December 2009 – which coincidentally is still running strong. Similarly, it was only in 2012 (again December) that I finally signed up to Xbox… Continue Reading →

Solved: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning – Freezing on New Game Start

2012 saw the release of the troubled Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning RPG game from Big Huge Games and 38 Studios, which despite some big names attached to it (R.A. Salvatore, Todd McFarlane, Grant Kirkhope, Ken Rolston), and more than just… Continue Reading →

XBOX 360: Games with Gold: April 2015

Officially kicking off way back in July 2013, Microsoft’s Games with Gold programme has since then steadfastly been rewarding gamers who fork out their monthly XBOX Live subscription with two or more free games a month – a pretty decent reward… Continue Reading →

Free Terra Battle Energy and Animation Items

The big 2015 Game Developers Conference (GDC) is currently on the go at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Legendary game creator, founder of the Final Fantasy series and later the Mistwalker game studio which produced such gems as… Continue Reading →

Goodbye my Faithful Rechargeable Battery Pack

Goodbye my faithful rechargeable battery pack… you have indeed served me well. I joined the XBOX 360 game quite late, purchasing my first (and only to date) XBOX 360 console back in December 2009. I very quickly purchased an official… Continue Reading →

XBOX Games with Gold is finally Heating Up!

Finally. I like Microsoft’s Games with Gold initiative which rewards XBOX Live members with two free games every month. It certainly introduced me to a number of titles I might not otherwise have tried, and it definitely laid the groundwork… Continue Reading →

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