Category Archive: Gaming: A Legitimate Hobby

So What’s Up With That Awful Backwards Compatibility List?

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Microsoft is rolling out Backwards Compatibility for the XBOX One today, and the list of games is rather underwhelming. It is also a rather confusing list, considering for the past six months Microsoft… Continue reading

Tabletop Tuesday: ‘COGZ’

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I love Kickstarter’s gaming section. It’s created an amazing market for new board game developers and some of the best items on my shelf have come from crowd funding. The latest item to… Continue reading

Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘The Escapists’

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One of our favourite indie game of all time is Prison Architect, it echoes the Theme Park and Theme Hospital games I loved in the 90s. And the release version of Prison Architect is out this week!… Continue reading

Tabletop Tuesday: ‘Kremlin’

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In Soviet Russia, politics…well, they’re very entertaining! Also confusing for newcomers, not helped by the awkwardly organised instruction book in the most recent version of the game. If your going into this one… Continue reading

Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘Super Time-Force Ultra’

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Oh joy, another retro style indie game with ridiculous difficulty and a quirky sense of humour. That’s not unlike a billion other titles on Steam at the moment. But it’s free on the… Continue reading

Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture’

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This addition to the PSN store has been garnering positive reviews and has a great title, which caught our attention. It also has been billed as a ‘spiritual successor’ to the game Dear Esther,… Continue reading

Top 10 ‘Arkham Knight’ Easter Eggs (That Should be Expanded On)

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Batman: Arkham Knight is a massive game. The sandbox is big and detailed, with dozens upon dozens of individually designed buildings. The designers have embraced the opportunity to pack it full of easter eggs… Continue reading

Netflix Doco Binge: Gaming is Fun! (‘Atari: Game Over’ and ‘Indie Game: The Movie’)

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Ah, the mid-year marking and reporting nightmare is at an end! That means this is the last delve into docos for the time being. We’ve already covered Nerd Culture, Porn, Internet Makers and… Continue reading

Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘Fallout Shelter’

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We try and avoid mobile games that come with in-game purchases, but this one gets a pass because it hasn’t been designed around trying to squeeze extra dollars out of the players pocket,… Continue reading

Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition’

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Ah, that happy moment when a Triple A games has been out long enough to hit the bargain bin! if you missed the chance to play this title when it was released in… Continue reading