Category Archives: Opinion

In-app Purchases: Truly as evil as claimed?

The European Commission announced plans on Thursday to investigate the so-called ‘freemium’ model that most apps are taking these days. Many games and apps in the app-stores for mobile devices are labelled as ‘free’ – you can download and install … Continue reading

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The Copyright Saga

King, owners of the immensely popular Candy Crush Saga issued a statement defending their action to file opposition against Stoic studio’s attempt to trademark ‘The Banner Saga‘ – the title for their game. This comes after the news that King … Continue reading

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Sony PS4 Launch

Sony’s newest console, the PS4, went on sale in the US yesterday and will be available from the 29th of November over here in the UK. The PS4 will cost £349 in the UK and costs $399 in the US. … Continue reading

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Blizzcon 2013

The Blizzcon opening ceremony has just finished, and Blizzcon 2013 has just officially started. Needless to say, I’ve been a fan of Blizzard for many years. It’s not hard to understand why; they’ve released some of the most influential and … Continue reading

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Free Time? What Sorcery is this?

I’ve been feeling a little under the weather recently, so I’ve found myself with some downtime. This has of course confused me greatly. What do I do? My thought process usually ends up something like this: Over the last few … Continue reading

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Internet Censorship in the UK

Today’s post will be a little different from my normal light-hearted style, but it’s something that needs to be addressed. This post is quite long, so I’ve included a summary at the bottom for the TL,DR folks. Internet Censorship The … Continue reading

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Sony’s E3 2013 Conference

I watched the Sony Conference over lunch today, thought I’d share some of my thoughts. I’ll preface this saying I have not yet watched the Microsoft Conference but I will do so soon, and probably dedicate a future post to … Continue reading

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Xbox One Revealed: Let the Battle Begin!

So, with the unveiling of the Xbox One as Microsoft’s contender, the console wars can soon enter into the next battle. Will we see a repeat of the previous generation (as this handy image I found on the ‘net demonstrates) … Continue reading

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The End is Nigh! Or is it?

A new console generation is right around the corner, but could it be the last? I had rather interesting conversation the other day. Video-game consoles have been an iconic part of gaming for decades now, they’ve enthralled us and entertained … Continue reading

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Why Do We Love Gaming?

A non-gamer asked me ‘What’s the point in video games? Why do you play them?’ and I was stumped as to how to respond. Not because I couldn’t think of any good reasons, but rather because I didn’t know where … Continue reading

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