Category: Editorials


I Wish I Knew How To Quit You

It’s been about 6 weeks since I arrived home from work one day to find an Amazon delivery waiting for me. Inside was a Destiny PS4 bundle, along with a copy of The Last Of Us Remastered. Being a PS Plus subscriber, I also had instant access to about 10 games that I’d been storing away since last year.

So out of all the games at my disposal over the past month, which one is my favourite? Well, that’s a tricky one to answer, since the only one I’ve played is Destiny. Despite it’s flaws and annoyances, I just can’t stop playing the damn thing, God help me.

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Featured - Scenic

Convenience vs Effort

Over this past weekend, as I was resting to recover from some sort of super-asthma, I experienced a rare and magical event.  I wanted to play a specific game, but was unable to.  Part of this was due to my inability to sit upright for more than half an hour without wheezing like… well, like an asthmatic.  But the root cause was that I was simply unable to find the bloody thing.  I will warn you now: this article wanders all over the place.  Is it a bare-bones review?  Is it an anecdote?  Is there even a point?  The answer to all of these questions is yes, but by jove do I take the scenic route. Read more …

Featured - FFXIV

Atma Wits End

While this article specifically references Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, I’d consider it applicable to anyone who’s ever played an MMO before.  To anyone who has ever had to grind for something in any sort of RPG.  I’m not going to lie to you, though: this is going to be dry reading for most.  If you feel like enduring a rant, then read on, because this past week or so, I have come to an understanding of sorts with one of the more annoying aspects of this otherwise fantastic game.  Initially, I felt it completely unfair, but as time has progressed, my views have changed somewhat.  Let me talk to you about Atma. Read more …