I am a massive fan of video games and the industry as a business entity. I typically play all genres of games but my primary preference lies within JRPGs. Narrative is my greatest motivator, I find it is Japanese games which appeal to this prioritisation of characterisation and storytelling most effectively.

Interest in Nintendo is now at an all time low, should they be worried?

Interest in Nintendo is now at an all time low, should they be worried?

on January 12th, 2015 | 173 Comments

Nintendo find themselves in a difficult position, after years of immense success with the Wii and DS, the company is now struggling to remain relevant. Losing…

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The Horror Hype Train Terminates – The Evil Within Vs Alien Isolation – The Final Face-Off

The Horror Hype Train Terminates – The Evil Within Vs Alien Isolation – The Final Face-Off

on December 19th, 2014 | 361 Comments

As we approach the end of what has been a great year for survival horror we take one final look at Alien Isolation and The Evil…

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The Horror Hype Train Returns – Alien Isolation Vs The Evil Within

The Horror Hype Train Returns – Alien Isolation Vs The Evil Within

on October 9th, 2014 | 7 Comments

Back in July we took a look at how these two horror blockbusters were shaping up using data from Google Trends as a means of comparison….

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How’s The Hype – The Exclusives

How’s The Hype – The Exclusives

on September 12th, 2014 | 6 Comments

How’s The Hype is a regular feature focused on the impact games are making in the wonderful world of ‘search’, using Google Trends to gather precious…

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I am Digital Video Game Snob and I Hate it!

I am Digital Video Game Snob and I Hate it!

on August 4th, 2014 | 2 Comments

I’m a pretty open minded gamer, or so I like to believe. If a game is released in a box, i’m always prepared to give it…

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The Horror Hype Train – Alien Isolation Vs The Evil Within

The Horror Hype Train – Alien Isolation Vs The Evil Within

on July 22nd, 2014 | 7 Comments

With Alien Isolation and The Evil Within set for release at the back end of the year it looks like the survival horror genre may be…

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Have Square Enix Finally Seen The Light?

Have Square Enix Finally Seen The Light?

on May 13th, 2014 | 11 Comments

These past few years have been difficult for those of us with a taste for Japanese console games. With the Western industry in transition drifting towards…

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Final Fantasy X is a Reminder of Greater Times Gone By

Final Fantasy X is a Reminder of Greater Times Gone By

on March 22nd, 2014 | 1,642 Comments

So Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD collection is out this week, and to say I’m excited would be an understatement. It’s not often I look forward to…

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Why doesn’t the Video Games Industry Ever Learn?

Why doesn’t the Video Games Industry Ever Learn?

on February 16th, 2014 | 783 Comments

The video games industry is a curiously abstract entity. Encapsulating diverse experiences and thousands of games it has evolved into a magnificent interactive platform, unfortunately this…

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How Can Nintendo Save The Wii U?

How Can Nintendo Save The Wii U?

on December 3rd, 2013 | 1,732 Comments

The Wii U is dying. Sales have remained stagnant since release and Nintendo itself has even acknowledged, so far, the console has failed to meet expectations….

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