Archive for May, 2008

26K Kiddie Game

Thursday, May 29th, 2008 Posted in Gaming Blog | 1 Comment »

There’s no getting away from it. The majority of my last thousand Gamerscore points came from the kiddie game Cars. I didn’t play it because I was after easy achievement ... Read more..

The Obligatory Rock Band Post

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008 Posted in Gaming Blog | No Comments »

Harmonix’s Rock Band finally launched in the UK (and Europe) last Friday, on Xbox 360 at least. As I’ve been spending most of my game time playing this one I ... Read more..

28 Days Later

Friday, May 23rd, 2008 Posted in Gaming Blog | 3 Comments »

I was going to post yet another long blog post about Wii Fit but decided I could probably communicate the same information through an image... 1. I've now been using the ... Read more..

Merging Offline and Online Experiences

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008 Posted in Comments & Thoughts | 2 Comments »

If you’re a developer, how do you successfully merge single player gameplay with an online co-operative or multiplayer experience? It’s simple. Take a leaf out of Nintendo’s book. They produced ... Read more..

25K Quick Update

Monday, May 19th, 2008 Posted in Gaming Blog | No Comments »

This weekend I got past the 25,000 Gamerscore mark which is quite cool. My last update was quite lengthy so I’ll just do a quick run-through, this time, of what ... Read more..

Iron Man

Thursday, May 15th, 2008 Posted in *Reviews | No Comments »

Everyone knows that movie licence games are usually pretty awful. It’s been the same since developers first took inspiration from films in the 1980s. For every gem like the original ... Read more..

Passively Multiplayer

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008 Posted in *Reviews | No Comments »

The Passively Multiplayer Online Game has just come out of Beta and is open to anyone to try at http://www.pmog.com. I’ve been “playing” for about a week now and I ... Read more..

24K Beautiful Iron Racquets

Sunday, May 11th, 2008 Posted in Gaming Blog | No Comments »

Oops. As usual, there were a couple of blog entries that I wanted to write before this obligatory Gamerpoints milestone one. The last thousand seems to have gone by quite ... Read more..

Beyond Wii Fit

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008 Posted in Comments & Thoughts | No Comments »

I’ve had Wii Fit and the Nintendo balance board for about a week and a half now and it’s still getting used every evening. On the whole the software is ... Read more..