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EA Access: The beginning of the end?

You may have seen some ruckus about a new offering from EA (Electronic Arts) that’s available, for now at least, on the Xbox One.  It’s basically a subscription service that lets you play a small selection of games without buying them and giving preview access to upcoming games. Oh yeah, there is also 10% off…

Wolf Run 2014

Wolf Run 2014: Completed!

7094. That was my number. I’d expected a tough ordeal, especially after my pathetic attempt at training was more for a 5km run than for a 10km assault course. Two days later and every sinew in my body aches, any movement brings alive muscle groups I never realised I had and they all scream at…

choices

When a choice isn’t really a choice at all

Having attained the platinum trophy on InFamous Second Son this past weekend, I couldn’t help but feel as though the whole karma system was a massive let down. Mind you, this is nothing new. The illusion of choice has been prevalent for years with a large number of games declaring that game changing decisions can…

Lego Marvel Super Heroes

Collectibles rant *updated*

*** Update *** Well this is awkward. Turns out you have to enable the multiplier bricks, not just unlock and purchase them. Probably something that should be made more obvious as I only found out after a throw-away comment from a friend: “Do they still have that annoying thing where you need to enable the…

Wolf Run – Training update

Got woken up by a freaky dream and for some bizarre reason decided to use the early wake-up call to go for a run rather than go back to bed.  Today’s effort was 3.3km in 20mins 40 secs.  With less than 12 weeks to go now, I really start to upping my game and going…

Twitter question of the week

This week’s question comes from a rather amusing retweet I spotted: There are a couple of things that could be occurring here. The first instance is that the lift (that’s an elevator to any US viewers) is situated, rather foolishly, directly above a fault line and when an earthquake hits it is likely that the…

The inevitable 2014 New Year’s resolution blog post

A blog post to start the new year.  Everyone does it, or did it. Maybe now they upload a Vine of them twerking to Tumblr, demonstrating their plans for the future via the medium of non-dance. I don’t know. Quickly becoming a relic from a bygone age I’ve decided to stick to the good old…

Twitter question of the week

This one comes from @SheriffONothing. My immediate Twitter friendly response was, of course: “Velociraptor. I could at least use colleagues as human shields & decoys to make good my escape!” My lunch hour gave me time to think about this in more depth and come to a more reasoned answer, which thankfully was startlingly similar…

Wolf Run 2014

Wolf Run 2014

Thanks to a large consumption of alcohol, the desire to get fitter and the gentle goading of friends I decided to join a wolf pack and enter into the Wolf Run. Training has started in earnest with 2 and a bit solid weeks of Nike+ training on Kinect before the Christmas spirit got involved and…

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

Review round-up and saying goodbye to the current generation

I’ve had a busy few weeks on the gaming front! First up was a review for Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag. Here’s a snippet: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag made me really sit up and take notice of the franchise once again. The story, although slow to start, soon got going and the events outside…