British Academy Video Game Awards 2012

Once again it’s March and that means the BAVGAs. Once more hosted by Irish comedian Dara O'Briain. Opening with a terrible "arrow in the knee" joke, then lambasting ITV for its use of ARMA II footage as never-before-seen footage of the IRA.  Surprisingly no quips about the current status … Continue reading

My Game of the Year: Minecraft

I can hear you readers already. “But Connor! Minecraft’s been playable for more than a year!” That’s true, but on the 18th of November 2011, the game was finally moved from beta and “released”, and that is why I’ve chosen it as my game of this year. … Continue reading

Minecraft Meets Medal of Honour

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past six or seven months then I'm sure you've heard about Minecraft, the open world, build anything sandbox game that's become a phenomenon among gamers, even though it's still in beta. But while thousands praise it, there are many who aren't fans of … Continue reading

Minecraft Alpha Impressions

Minecraft is a curious PC game developed by the lone developer ‘Notch’. At it’s core it’s a game of building, mining and crafting. It escapes definition for any particular genre other than ‘open world’ and is very much a game of what you make of it, literally. And as I recently took … Continue reading