Category Archives: Gaming

The future of Windows: Linux and a built-in Xbox?

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about how Windows could move to a Linux kernel, as a cost-saving strategy for Microsoft. Windows would be rebuilt as a custom GUI layer and set of services that runs on top … Continue reading

The Last of Us review

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Naughty Dog’s apocalyptic epic “The Last of Us” has received huge critical acclaim since it’s release on the PS3 back in 2013. After playing the game to completion, I can see why – it elevates gaming beyond anything else I’ve … Continue reading

Game Review: L.A. Noire

Thinking of picking up L.A. Noire preowned or discounted? Here’s a retrospective review of L.A. Noire, played to completion on the xbox 360 last summer. I am a big fan of Rockstar and their open-world games. GTA IV has taken … Continue reading

Exclusive: Interview with Windows Phone game developer 2 Ton Studios

Stephen Danton runs 2 Ton Studios – creators of some of the most popular and exciting indie games currently available in the Windows Phone marketplace. He develops games in his free time outside of a day job as a User … Continue reading

Buying controllers for the original Xbox

When I bought my Xbox back in January it came with the original chunky controller. It’s a beast, and stories of hand cramp after prolonged sessions are no exaggeration. To make matters worse, the four main buttons are in an … Continue reading

Halo: Combat Evolved review

Reading a review of the first Halo game for the original Xbox in 2011 is probably a bit disorienting. Have you stepped into a ten year timewarp, or is there a more simple explanation? Regrettably, I experienced a lost decade … Continue reading

Windows Phone 7 game prices

Many people who give Windows Phone 7 a try are impressed by the phone’s slick user interface but one area that’s hard to defend is the pricing of Marketplace applications – games in particular. I was holding off blogging about … Continue reading