Friday update 1/8/14

Wow, August already? Crazy times. We went and saw our midwife this week – baby is doing fine, and has turned so the head is pointing downward! They are so very nearly ready to join us, it’s quite exciting. I took a photo of Jane earlier, and she didn’t quite …

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Halos and Goblins

Halo: Reach is officially launched on Tuesday, so I thought I’d take a look back at my time with the franchise – I can hardly believe it’s been ten years! Halo It all started way back in the days of working at Game, and the launch of the original Xbox. …

Quiet week

It’s been quite quiet, not only on here (which makes a change – I usually find something to write about) but also life in general. As such, I’ve not really got much to say. Still no luck on the job front, I’ve had a few interviews recently, and a few …

A killing spree? Me? No way!

Continuing on from my raving about The Arena yesterday, I had a superb game yesterday afternoon in The Arena – One guy on our team dropped out early, but I was picking off bitches left, right and centre, camping the Hammer room with the Hammer and I got a fucking …

The Reach multiplayer beta is quite good fun

Here’s my one screenshot I’ve taken so far. I took advantage of the way Spartans hold their hands out when running against walls. Nice touch, that. At first I was a bit let down, or confused, maybe. All these new things to use such as Armour Abilities and the new …

Looking forward to new Halo and new Street Fighter

These two games are sure to be amazing, and we get a taste of both of them in the next couple of weeks. April 30th – Super Street Fighter IV is released. May 3rd – The Halo: Reach Public Multiplayer Beta begins. Although Super Street Fighter IV is pretty much …

Goodbye Halo 2

Last night was the last time Halo 2 will ever be playable over Xbox Live. Personally, I didn’t attend (I got rid of Halo 2 ages ago – I never envisioned a time when we’d play it again), but I have spent the time being devoted to Halo 2 in …