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PlayStation Persuasion

PlayStation Persuasion

I’ve been pretty much dead against paying subscription services for anything game wise since the day I became a gamer. Admittedly, at the time, I was four years old and no-one was asking for an annual subscription so I could pick up a NES controller…

’80s and ’90s Game Advertising, Sponsored by Wind Tunnels Inc

’80s and ’90s Game Advertising, Sponsored by Wind Tunnels Inc

The late ’80s through to early ’90s was a confusing time for everyone involved. The Soviets didn’t know if they were coming or going, baseball caps were worn backwards on sunny days, and chequered shirts were not restricted to lumberjacks. It was especially confusing for…

The Wheel of Hype is Turning!

The Wheel of Hype is Turning!

One of my favourite things about Blazblue: Continuum Shift, and by extension I guess the Blazblue series as a whole, is the way that every match starts with a chipper girl yelling “The Wheel of Fate is turning!”. For some reason it…

Playing Rhiannon, With Rhiannon

Playing Rhiannon, With Rhiannon

Warning: contains spoilers for indie-game Rhiannon, possibly minor spoilers for human-being Rhiannon The first date did not go spectacularly well. This is partly my fault, of course. I had taken it upon myself to live-tweet the event, something which, even amongst millennials, is apparently…