May 2016


VGC Day 28: Favourite Game Developer

Blizzard does not make bad games.  It really comes down to that kind of consistency.  They do not make bad games.  Blizzard do not create new genres, but when they create a new game, they reinvent…



VGC Day 27: Most Epic Scene Ever

Yeah, I’m going to cheat again.  This time, I am going to look at a series of scenes from Warcraft 3, Warcraft 3: The Frozen Throne and World of Warcraft.  I am going to look at the story of…


VGC Day 26: Best Voice Acting

I adore the voice acting in Bastion.  Specifically, I am sepaking of the game’s narrator, who tells the story of the game as you progress.  He has this lovely, low, raspy voice that is just a…


VGC Day 25: A Game You Plan on Playing

I plan to play Tales from the Borderlands.  I do.  Really… This is one of several games that has been sitting in my Steam account for some time, just waiting to be played.  I like…



VGC Day 24: Favourite Classic Game

Puyo Puyo is a classic puzzle game in which you must move little, coloured globs into groups of four to pop them.  When I was growing up, there were three variations of this game available….



VGC Day 22: A Game Sequel Which Disappointed You

1985’s Super Mario Bros is an undisputed classic, and is still very playable today.  It pretty much defined the platforming genre and certainly popularised it.  When it came to a sequel, Japan got Super Mario bros…


Passion of the Geeks

This might be a little rambly, but it’s been rattling around in my head for a couple of hours. Tonight, I visited my cousin to help him with an application form for a job.  When…


VGC Day 21: Game With the Best Story

How could it be anything else?  Lucasarts, back before they were just a shell dealing with licenses – back even before they decided that churning out uninspired Star Wars game after uninspired Star Wars game was a viable…




VGC Day 20: Favourite Genre

This is a difficult one, and I find myself torn between three answers.  I do love strategy games and RPGs, but the winner has to be the adventure genre.  I’m a sucker for a good…