Friday update 13/6/14

E3 has been and gone, and one of the only new things that I was interested in was the Master Chief Collection. The other things being Halo 5 (which there were not many details of, because it is so far away from release), and the Dark Souls 2 DLC (which …

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The next Halo

This was originally posted on the now-defunct Random Fury! videogame blog. Halo is a series that means a lot to all of us here at RF. In fact, there wouldn’t be a Random Fury at all if Halo didn’t exist. While I enjoyed Halo 4, both in single-player and multi-player, …

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 …

Bioshock-ingly good

This game was like an albatross around my neck. I started it in February 2011 after David and Katie got me Bioshock 2 for Christmas 2010. I didn’t fancy diving straight into the sequel, so I picked up the original Bioshock cheap from Gamestation. I didn’t play it for very …

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary

To get me in the mood, I’m listening to the original Halo soundtrack. That’s one of the things that set Halo apart for me. The ghostly choir on the title screen. The epic, sweeping orchestra as you explore an unique world. The “we’re gonna go fuck shit up” Halo driving …

Don’t think about smoking

These past few weeks have been dominated by smoking. I’ve been thinking about smoking, thinking about not smoking, hating every time I light a cigarette up and being totally schizophrenic about it all. I want to be a non-smoker, or an ex-smoker, but at the same time I don’t feel …