What it’s all about

Hi, I'm Lefthumstick. Join me as I wander through the vast back-catalogue of video games. I'll share with you some of the games that I have been enjoying and the reasons why I like them. Perhaps we can compare notes on particular games, or even introduce each other to some games that we would not … Continue reading What it’s all about

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed for PS3 – Pressing my buttons

I tend to judge Star Wars games by a much higher standard than other types of game. I think it is because there are so many great Star Wars games that I have enjoyed playing - Republic Commando, KOTOR, Jedi Academy, Battlefront II (2005), to name but a few - that I expect each entry … Continue reading Star Wars: The Force Unleashed for PS3 – Pressing my buttons

Batman: Arkham Origins for Playstation 3 – Strength of character

Batman: Arkham Origins was the first game I played on the Playstation 3; it was my introduction to the next generation of game console. Once I had sorted out the settings, I was blown away by the look and feel of the game. I recently revisited the game to try and earn a few more … Continue reading Batman: Arkham Origins for Playstation 3 – Strength of character

Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater HD for Playstation 3 – I f**ked up

As anyone who has read my review of MGS2 will know, I’m really not very good at these games. But I love playing them for their crazy storylines and intriguing characters. What follows are ten ways that I messed up in MGS3, so that you might avoid the same mistakes/laugh at my ineptitude (minor spoilers … Continue reading Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater HD for Playstation 3 – I f**ked up

Red Dead Redemption for Playstation 3 – True Grit

A plot full of betrayal and back-stabbing means the storyline of this game has as many twists and turns as the dust tracks one must navigate on horseback. The broad range of environments is matched only by the scope of human emotions this game deals with. Lines are blurred and waters muddied (and sometimes bloodied) … Continue reading Red Dead Redemption for Playstation 3 – True Grit