The Dreaded Backlog: Lego Marvel Superheroes

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I loved the Lego Batman games. A brief peruse of this website will show that I love DC too. I have been denying Marvel any attention for far too long. I was still… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Sniper Elite V2

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Video games love killing Nazis. Video games are often extremely violent and amoral about that violence. There is something about Nazis that make it morally acceptable to kill them violently in media. I… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

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The Lego games are a bit like the Call of Duty and Assassin’s Creed games. They’re not all identical in the details, but in the broad strokes it’s not much of a stretch… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Red Faction: Guerrilla

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Half of Red Faction: Guerrilla is an opportunity to be the best game ever made with the other half being the opportunity to be one of the blandest. The game manages to be… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: Virginia

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I’ve never played a ‘walking simulator’ before. I’ve always been interested in them, but never found the time to have a go. Virginia is known for not being your average walking sim (or… Continue reading

The Dreaded Backlog: The Last Of Us

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When I bought my second hand PS3 back last year, I bought it with the intention of playing some games that I had never played before because I had never owned a PS3… Continue reading

Richard’s Western Odyssey #4

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Westerns. One of the most enduring and mythic genres that the world has ever seen. But what makes them so popular? Is it their ability to pit man against wild? To tell stories… Continue reading

Where are the good Halo characters?

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Halo is a big video game franchise. It’s probably the biggest Western video game franchise. Call of Duty may sell more titles, but Halo is bigger as an overall brand. There are numerous… Continue reading

Martha

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Why did you say that name? If you don’t instantly know what the title is referring to, I’d suggest you back out now. If you are worried I am either going to be… Continue reading

Imperium Re-View

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What’s a ‘Re-View‘? For starters it is either a horrible pun or a horrible abbreviation. For us it means we’re watching old shows or films and reviewing them. We’re ‘re-viewing’ them, or viewing… Continue reading