My earliest memories of my first experience with video games comes in the early 90s when I first picked up the controller for the SNES. Around the same time, the Gameboy also resided in our household and I spent hours going between the two consoles playing Mario, Paperboy 2, Donkey Kong, Star Fox and Gremlins… Continue reading The History of Video Games in 64 Objects
In 2012 I was diagnosed with severe depression, it sounds cliché, but it had been a hard few years in the run up to my diagnosis. One place I found solace was video games, during those times it helped steady the boat if you will. The games I’ve played and the friends I’ve made have… Continue reading Video Games and My Recovery from Depression
We were recently invited down to a new gaming event here in Colchester called Rapture Gaming Festival. Based at Charter Hall this was the first event put together from the team but we are hoping it will be far from the last. This was a full on weekend event that also included an evening after party… Continue reading Rapture Gaming Festival 2017
By now many of our readers probably will have read Lefranzine’s part one write up of EGX Rezzed 2017. If you haven’t it can be found here. I’m sure those you did read part one have been eagerly awaiting the highly anticipated “Part 2”. But fret not, the time is now! While Darkworld Gaming have… Continue reading EGX REZZED 2017 – Part 2!
I'll be the first to admit that when all the different dedicated gaming VR systems were announced to be released (The Oculus Rift, the HTC Vive and the Playstation VR), I was extremely skeptical; VR is something that has been toyed with for decades and never quite achieved the greatness it promises (I'm looking at… Continue reading Playstation VR Review: Has the Future of Games Truly Arrived?