Geekmas 2013

My family are always pretty good at getting me great gifts (an Amazon wish list is great “inspiration”) and this year I was pretty pleased! Star Wars – Book of Sith: Secrets from the Dark Side A very fancy case reveals a book that I can only describe as a kind of Sith Bible. Here’s

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Play Expo 2012

After my trip to EuroGamer this was quickly followed by my annual trip to the north west for Replay Expo under the new branding of Play Expo. Replay Expo used to be one of the biggest retro gaming events in the country and myself and several friends have made the trip to Blackpool for the

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Retro Computer Museum–May 2011

If you’re into video games you should really think about getting tickets for the Retro Computer Museum Weekend in Coalville just outside of Leicester. It’s on the 7th & 8th of May and I can highly recommend it. Last year when it was a single day event Richard Tubb and I went and had a

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Competitive Advantage?

I’ve really neglected my blog this year Having baby number two has monopolised a lot of my time and something had to give. I started a couple of posts but deleted them as they didn’t seem too great to me Now that I’m getting used to the sleep depravation (actually that should be, now that

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Shame on you Konami

I never thought i’d say this but i dont think i can play Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 anymore…. I’ve been a huge fan of this series of football (soccer) games since it’s early incaration as International Superstar Soccer on the SNES The previous version was the first on the XBox 360 and while it was deemed a success many

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