Top of the leaderboard, baby!

The Xbox 360 brought all kinds of neat touches to consoles, one of them being robust online leaderboards. They were by no means the first stab at global high-score tables, but most games offered different leaderboards per level/mission or track, per difficulty, some ranked by score, some by time, some …

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Somethingfest was a success

Our yearly pilgrimage to Coventry was a success yet again – it was great to see everyone and catch up and stuff. A massive thank you must be extended to Hannah and Karl for once again hosting such an eclectic mass of bodies in their home, it’s really appreciated. A …

But Daddy I wanted to eat the lemon

Went to see Jasmine (and Mum, David and Katie as well) yesterday, got to give her her belated birthday presents. We got her this turtle thing that plays little tunes while roaming around launching little plastic balls out of it’s back that’ll encourage her to crawl after it. Well, we …

I’m turning into a casual gamer?

Last night I played Just Dance on a Nintendo Wii and surprisingly, I really enjoyed it. The night before I played Lips on the 360 (I knew I would enjoy that though, it’s great fun). And although I was initially not too fond of the idea of Kinect, I’m coming …

Dead bunnies and easy games

One of Claire’s rabbits died earlier in the week. They had been smelly for the past few weeks now, and when she finally got around to cleaning the hutch out, the poor thing had a huge abscess full of maggots. It was really quite something to behold. She rushed off …