Category Archive: Video Games

This week on the Arrowverse: Introduction (VIDEO)

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Transcript: This video is to serve as an introduction to a new weekly video series I’ll be doing starting tomorrow. Basically I’ll be releasing weekly reviews of the shows from the Arrowverse, or… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

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Infinite Warfare hit the ground with something of a thud. It wasn’t so thuddish that Activision didn’t still make tonne of cash, but it was enough for them to go back to basics… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Assassin’s Creed Syndicate

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The 2009 film Sherlock Holmes is very underrated, as is its sequel. Peaky Blinders is perhaps a little overrated, but it’s still a riot. Ninjas are also well loved. So why not combine… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

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I’ve always viewed the Assassin’s Creed games like the Lego games. They’re all very similar and my interest is only piqued by a particular setting. Just as I only tend to play Lego… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

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I was not optimistic about Mirror’s Edge Catalyst going in. I heard it was an unnecessary reboot. I heard its combat was flawed and its open world was boring. I heard the characters… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Quantum Break

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Quantum Break is several sets of good ideas, all competently executed, then all thrown together. A lot of the experience is a simple third person cover shooting and story-heavy cinematic driven game, comparable… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Dear Esther: Landmark Edition

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Last time I played a famous walking simulator it did not end well. However, I have to say that I adored Dear Esther. Something I complained about in Virginia was that it had… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Mirror’s Edge

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Sometimes when you play a video game a thought occurs. “I’d like this as a film.” Or you imagine it as a TV series or a comic. I thought that whilst playing Mirror’s… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Mass Effect: Andromeda

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This is a tricky game to talk about. Anyone that pays even basic attention to video games media knows of the problems with Mass Effect: Andromeda. It suffered long delays and when it… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Doom (2016)

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2016’s Doom feels like the story of my gaming life, except it’s also better than that. As a child I played a lot of Quake and Quake II, quite a bit of Wolfenstein… Continue reading