Category Archives: Opinion

Learn To Stop Worrying and Love the Game

Hell hath no fury like a gamer scorned. With his keyboard for weapon, the mighty online warrior lets loose a flurry of barbs on the object of his derision, holding nothing back. It’s not enough to dislike a game; it has to be ‘the most disgusting game that I’ve even seen’ (Metacritic user on Modern …

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The Geek Shall Inherit the Earth

This article can also been seen at http://www.weekendnotes.com/geek-pride-day/ Give me a few more cents in ad revenue. It’s a Thursday night, a night when many young adults decide to head to their favourite nightspot and paint the town red. Me? I’m glued to my computer monitor, wearing my Killer7 t-shirt (Google it), entranced by Skyrim, the …

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The big red arrow of nostalgia

By reading many a article on gaming websites and listening to people wax lyrical about the past, I have noticed many things about gamers and gaming. One of which is the misty-eyed way old-school 2d beat ’em ups are discussed. It’s like the glue that held together the childhood of most 80s babies that still …

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Sequels and Standalones

The medium of video games is one with many sequels and franchises, perhaps more than any other medium. Almost every game you see is a sequel, prequel, reboot, remake or spin-off of some kind. Which is fine by me. The core of most games is essentially repetitive so it had better be good. And gamers …

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