This has been a pretty quiet film week for me. I did get to do some fun non-movie things. I saw Neil Gaiman at the Athenaeum Theatre, where he read some stories, including a longer piece, The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains, which had live music and pictures by Eddie Campbell (the
Month: January 2015
As a gamer who feels more at home with consoles than a PC, and who tends to favour the Playstation brand, you can understand why it was easy for me to miss the first two entries in the Witcher series. Despite owning multiple copies of The Witcher 2 (one through developer CD Projekt’s own GoG.com,
In last week’s post, I talked about my first 25 years and what I wanted to achieve in life. This week I just watched some movies.
After a somewhat quiet period for The Elder Scrolls Online, as well as the console versions being missing in action, Bethesda has announced a refreshed version of their MMORPG, The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited. It’ll be hitting PC/Mac/PS4 & Xbox One in early June.
Microsoft unveiled more details of the upcoming Windows 10 OS in a media briefing on Thursday morning local time. The new operating system will mark a renewed push to integrating gaming with Windows. The highlight from this will be the ability to stream Xbox One gameplay onto a local Windows 10 computer or tablet. Selected
In a surprising announcement, Nintendo announced that it will be shutting down its Club Nintendo loyalty service worldwide by September 30th 2015. The service, which launched in Australia and New Zealand in 2008 with the launch of Mario Kart Wii, encouraged users who purchased Nintendo games and hardware to register via the Club Nintendo website
This week I turned 25 years old. This meant a number of things for me, including, for the purposes of this blog, a Blu-ray player. Just what I needed: Another excuse not to use the SBS On Demand service, the one this blog was originally intended for. Oh well. So far I’ve only watched one
Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has been Refused Classification in Australia, effectively banning it from local sale. The Australian Classification Board reached this decision last Wednesday. The Board currently cites the National Classification Code, stating that games which “depict, express or otherwise deal with matters of sex, drug misuse or addiction, crime, cruelty, violence or
Nintendo has kicked off the year with a stunning Direct presentation. From release dates for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate and Majora’s Mask to a bunch of new game announcements, the Direct ran for three quarters of an hour and revealed tons of information about already known games and revealed a few new ones!
Rockstar Games has delayed the release of the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V to 24 March. GTAV PC was previously scheduled for release on January 27; before this, it was intended to launch with the Playstation 4 and Xbox One editions. “Our apologies for the slight shift in the date but the game