Friday update 31/1/14

What has happened this week then? Quite a bit! I read the first issue of The Red Wing on Comixology (a great app by the way, which lets you read comics on your tablet or phone whilst sitting on the lavoratory), and decided that it was “for me”, so I …

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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 …

Goodbye 2013

So what happened in 2013 then? It was another mixed bag. The best thing ever happened: I stopped smoking. And I don’t even miss it. I’m not suffering from some black depression because I’m holding myself back from smoking my precious cigarettes, I’m not deluding myself by switching to an …

Sonic Virtually Fighting with Vipers

So, fancying a bit of retro fighting action, I downloaded Virtua Fighter 2, Fighting Vipers and Sonic The Fighters via the Xbox Live Arcade today. Virtua Fighter 2 was very stiff – the guard button felt very unresponsive, and I felt like there was no real way to counter Lion’s …

It’s been a while

This is the longest I’ve left making a post for a long time. Nothing interesting has really happened to be honest. I’ve made a canvas for a work-friend, and nearly finished another one for some other friends, convinced Jane to make some progress on her fiction (specifically, The Famous Yiberdeedo), …

Videogame targets

http://www.trueachievements.com/gamergoals.aspx?gamerid=2710 I know I was debating not having a target this year, but with all these other targets I thought “Why not, eh?”. Can I get to 100,000 in eleven months? It’s an increase of around 14,000 – I managed that last year. If I can find enough short and …

Bayo-fuckin’-etta

Format: Xbox 360 Developer: Platinum Games Publisher: Sega Release: January 2010 Now, I don’t know if you know this (err…), but I’m a bit of a Devil May Cry fan. I bought a PS2 solely for the original Devil May Cry, I put myself through the torture that was through …