So we are back again in the signature red coat. As before we don’t know when and we don’t know where, but it’s chock full of nasties wanting to do us harm. We’ve got our guns and our sword - as well as the aforementioned red coat - and it’s time to chew up some bad guys.
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
Half-Life is a first-person shooter set in a H.P. Lovecraft meets Arthur C. Clarke fantasy world. You play as Gordon Freeman, the survivor of a malfunction at the Black Mesa Research Facility, and it's your job to put things right again. But there are those that seek to stop you, a vast cast in fact of … Continue reading Half-Life for PC – Know Your Enemy
Ever since I played Pokémon Red as a boy all those years ago I have been searching for a way to make the Pokémon experience more realistic. Apparently, people don't take too kindly to Pokémon battles between actual animals, so I have had to restrict myself to the video games that are on offer. In terms … Continue reading Pokémon Conquest for Nintendo DS – Bonding
A couple of years ago I was faced with a choice. I wanted to buy a handheld console, but I didn’t know whether to get a Nintendo DS or a Playstation Portable. The DS had the Pokemon games and the PSP had Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII. Back then I chose the DS purely because … Continue reading Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII for PSP – A Shining Star
Story-line, game-play and characters: the three main elements of any great game. For me Onimusha 2: Samurai's Destiny's greatest strength lies in its characters. The incredibly life-like (by Playstation 2 standards) character designs add a sense of realism to the game, despite the fact that most of your time will be spent fighting demons. The … Continue reading Onimusha 2: Samurai’s Destiny for Playstation 2 – A Game with Real Character
The first Legend of Zelda game I ever played was Link's Awakening on the Nintendo Game Boy when I was about ten years old. I remember loving the game, but being unbelievably awful at it. I used to ask this pretty girl in my class called Corrin how to advance whenever I got stuck, and … Continue reading The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess for Wii – Adulthood memories