Category Archives: Video Games

F-Zero

F-Zero is the first game in Nintendo’s series of futuristic, high-speed racing games. This first instalment was originally released on the SNES, which might cause you to worry that out-dated technology will render it unenjoyable (I’ve certainly played some older … Continue reading

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Knight Lore

Knight Lore is the third game in the classic Sabre Wulf series of games. I felt like┬áthe first was pretty good and that ┬áthe second was okay, but much more flawed. I wondered whether this downhill trend would continue into … Continue reading

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Mario Party

I have never been to a party where people played Mario Party, but if I did it would probably have been one of the best parties I had ever attended. I consider it to be one of the best multiplayer … Continue reading

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Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island

After his introduction in Super Mario World, Yoshi had proven to be very popular. Nonetheless, I still find it quite surprising that he was the one to take centre stage in its sequel Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island, which … Continue reading

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StreetPass Garden

The StreetPass function is one of my favourite features of the 3DS. Essentially, what it does is wirelessly collect information from fellow 3DS owners that you pass on the street, which is then used to do different things in games. … Continue reading

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Underwurlde

Sabreman is essentially the mascot of Ultimate Play the Game (a.k.a. early Rare Ltd.) and when I played his first game, Sabre Wulf I was very impressed. Sure it had noticeably aged, but it was really good for its time … Continue reading

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How to Make Call Centre Work More Exciting

Recently I’ve been doing some part time work in a call centre. It’s not very exciting. It’s just taking a call, speaking to a customer, then taking another call and repeating the process for several hours. On the one hand, … Continue reading

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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer

Designing homes has always been a big part of the Animal Crossing series. You catch bugs and fish, sell fruit, do chores for people and all to make some money to expand the size of your house and to get … Continue reading

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Halo: Combat Evolved

To be quite honest, I don’t play very many first person shooter games. I guess it’s just not a genre which appeals to me in the same way that RPGs, platformers, life sims and other genres too. In fact, Halo: … Continue reading

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Bomberman

Though he has definitely fallen somewhat into obscurity, as I was growing up, I always thought of Bomberman as one of the icons of gaming. He was loveable and the gameplay of his games was simple and enjoyable. This was … Continue reading

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