Category Archives: Video Games

Kerbal Space Program: Ever-Expanding Horizons

Progress on Kerbal Space Program has continued steadily: having accomplished landings on the Mun and Minmus, and recovered debris from space, the Career Mode contracts were asking for more advanced manouvers. There was, for example, the contract to perform a … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Favourite Video Games

I’ve wanted to write about my favourite video games for a while now – but now that I have a YouTube channel, I decided to make a video about my top 10 instead! 10. Pokémon Gold (Game Boy Colour) 09. … Continue reading

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Kerbal Space Program: I’m Getting The Hang Of This

When I last blogged about Kerbal Space Program, I was having difficulty just getting my spacecraft into orbit, let alone landing on other worlds. A few weeks later, however, after getting to grips with the mechanics and watching some more … Continue reading

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Kerbal Space Program: Starting Out

This week, I started playing a PC game I’ve had my eye on for a while: Kerbal Space Program. This game involves building rockets and aircraft, which are generally limited by realistic laws of physics, and piloted by little green … Continue reading

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Video game review: Mass Effect 3

In Mass Effect 3, the dreaded moment that Commander Shepard has fought against for two games has finally arrived: the ancient machine race known as the Reapers have made their way back to the galaxy. Now they are beginning their … Continue reading

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Video game review: Mass Effect 2

Fresh off finishing Mass Effect, I launched straight into Mass Effect 2 – and, as previously mentioned, almost lost Camp NaNoWriMo as a result. I imported my Commander Shepard from the first game, which meant that not only were his … Continue reading

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Video game review: Mass Effect

I’ve been meaning to play Mass Effect for a while; when I first heard about it, the idea of flexible gameplay where the story depends upon your decisions appealed to me. I was unfamiliar with the concept of an RPG … Continue reading

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Video game review: Grand Theft Auto 5

The Grand Theft Auto franchise is among my favourite series of games. GTA3 and GTA: Vice City were among the first games I got when I first got a PS2, and I loved GTA: San Andreas even more. For some … Continue reading

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Video game review: The Last Express (iPhone)

The Last Express was originally a PC game released in 1997. Critics loved it, but sadly that love was not matched by sales, mostly because gamers didn’t know about it: the publishers lost their marketing department shortly before the release, so … Continue reading

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More video game nostalgia – Titanic: Adventure out of Time

“The past, forever locked in regret. But what if the past could be changed?” Having already talked about the Jurassic Park games I was playing in the late 1990s, here’s another game I was playing a lot around the same … Continue reading

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