Author: Paul Izod


Hooligans: The Bravest

Hooligans: The Bravest proved to be a very difficult game for me to review, if I’m completely honest. It’s not that it’s a bad game; not really. Nor is it that it’s an especially brilliant game either.

The game itself, really, is more or less what you’d expect from a title so obviously capitalising on the current World Cup popularity; a fairly solid, if uninspiring, gameplay experience with the football theme somewhat shoe-horned in. Read more …

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Diary of an Online Virgin – Part 3 – Battlefield Chronicles

As regular readers will be aware, I have been recounting my foray into the world of online gaming in my Diary of an Online Virgin series. I explained my history of online gaming, which was both unpleasant and short. Back in the days of Quake 2 and Delta Force I fired up my dial-up modem and dipped my toe into the multiplayer waters, which promptly resulted in the toe being shot off… repeatedly… while being subjected to a lot of verbal abuse. However, recently I once again took the plunge into the online world, after a hiatus of over a decade; joining some friends on Battlefield 4 on Xbox 360.

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Gaming Fail – Wii Car Power

As part of my Gaming Fail series I’ve touched on a great many terrible things from the world of video games. I’ve covered games that’re designed to be ‘played’ as little as possible; I’ve covered accessories that don’t actually work and I’ve covered a peripheral that you operate by the use of your eyebrows. What I haven’t covered thus far, however, is something quite as down-right baffling and wrong as today’s offering:

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