For one reason and another I've been looking into videogame sexism lately and it will come as no surprise that I didn't like what I found. I've been waggling joysticks since the 1970s and games were treating women like crap back in that misogynistic decade (when they referenced them at all) and they still do today. Sometimes it's as simple … Continue reading Sexism in Videogames and Digital Bums
Pile some banana skins into your Mr Fusion and fire up the Flux Capacitor as I delve back into the annals of videogame history for a teary-eyed look at a fire-breathing classic on the Sinclair Spectrum. Thanatos (1985) Depending on your age, the early days of 8-bit gaming will either fill you with fond nostalgia … Continue reading Bring back… Thanatos
Actually, yes you can. My latest review of Indie title 'Hammerfight' is available for your delectation and delight here - http://www.invertmouse.net/page20.htm Since writing the review, I've played HF a lot more, and stand by my opinion that this is a fabulous little game wrapped up in so much unneccessary crap it makes it almost impossible … Continue reading Can’t touch this
From AvP - a game I wanted to love but couldn't - to Uncharted 2 - a game I wanted to loathe but couldn't. Review now live - http://www.invertmouse.net/page18.htm
So I'm blasting through the new Aliens versus Predator - a game I soooooo wanted to like - and I'm finding it a bit, well... average. I feel like a man who's finally gone on a date with the girl of his dreams, only to discover she's Kerry Katona.
This may be gaming heresy for an erstwhile commentator such as myself, but I couldn't give a rat's arse about the imminent release of FFXIII. There. I said it.