Dark Souls = mature Zelda

This was originally posted on the now-defunct Random Fury! videogame blog. While the credits were rolling in the last of my Dark Souls videos, I mentioned that Dark Souls was like a mature Zelda. I did have a whole host of other things to talk about related to that topic, …

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ilo milo

This was originally posted on the now-defunct Random Fury! videogame blog. ilo and milo leave their houses every morning and meet up under the tree in the middle of the local park and eat maple leaf flavoured biscuits, then at night, they head back to their homes. Every day it …

Batman: Arkham Origins

This was originally posted on the now-defunct Random Fury! videogame blog. Caution, there are spoilers ahead. It’s rare for me to devote time to a videogame near it’s actual release date. Halo is about the only game I play as soon as it appears in my hands – most other …

Plants Vs Zombies 2: It’s About Change

This was originally posted on the now-defunct Random Fury! videogame blog. Well, that was unexpected. I booted up Plants Vs Zombies 2 earlier today only to find it has undergone an almost complete metamorphosis. Gone is the isometric overworld map, and in it’s place is a linear zig-zag of levels. …

Costume Quest

This was originally posted on the now-defunct Random Fury! videogame blog. The premise behind Costume Quest is bewitchingly simple: Kids dress up in Halloween costumes which then become hyper-realistic in combat scenarios. For example, one of the costumes is a blue robot. When roaming around the overworld, it appears to …

Plants Vs Zombies 2: It’s About Grind

This was originally posted on the now-defunct Random Fury! videogame blog. Well, in my original summation I was wrong on both counts as to what the subtitle actually referenced. “It’s About Time” quite clearly references the fact that you have to plow some serious man-hours into this game if you …

Plants Vs Zombies 2: It’s About Time

This was originally posted on the now-defunct Random Fury! videogame blog. I downloaded this for my Nexus 7 last week, and feel like I’ve only just scratched the surface to be honest – I’m about halfway through full Egypt completion – and Ancient Egypt is only one third of the …

Fez – An imagination without equal

I was going to write a review of Fez. You know, traditional review structure, explain the story, go over the gameplay mechanics, describe the graphics… But in the end, I decided that would be a waste of everyone’s time. Instead, I am going to gush about the place the game …

Street Fighter IV: Official Complete Works

I recently posted a little review type thing on another Street Fighter art book, Street Fighter: The Complete History, and it featured a very broad range of Capcom’s internal artists. This, on the other hand, is mostly the work of one man. Ikeno. It was those gorgeous character select screen …

Street Fighter: The Complete History

Hi. David got me this book a while back now, and I have been wanting to write about it for ages. While the main focus is art from Street Fighter II, the book starts with Street Fighter and before it ends up at Street Fighter IV it covers Street Fighter …