Why the DualShock Sucked

People often wonder whether others actually buy games based on controller preference and if it’s a big deal. Well to me, yes, it is a big deal. I definitely buy games on one platform over another purely for the controller feel. If I’m playing a game, I want to be …

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So…My Degree Finally Arrived

I am a Bachelor of Arts in English and finally, after many delays and years of study, the most expensive piece of paper I’ve ever bought has arrived on my door step. I have to say, now that I actually have it in writing, I feel…rather proud. Sure does look …

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High-Res Photos on Flickr

In addition to writing, music and collecting scores of IEMs and headphones, I also quite enjoy dabbling in photography so, starting today, I’ll be periodically uploading collections of my full-resolution product shots, seen in my various reviews to Flickr. Over the years I’ve had a number of cameras including the …

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The Darkness II Review – GUFUyourself

  Far from hot on the heels of its predecessor, The Darkness II is a follow-up to 2007’s The Darkness, a first person shooter that launched to pretty favorable reviews due to its gritty, noir-esque presentation, good narrative, interesting characters and, of course, the game’s titular Darkness powers, which helped it …

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Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. Impressions

If you grew up in the nineties, like I did, you might remember the whole “virtual pet” fad that swept the nation, sparked by the “Tamagotchi”, a Japanese brand of virtual pet that was arguably the best and likely the most popular of them all. Everyone wanted one. I got …

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Pebble Smartwatch First Impressions

After many months of waiting, fraught with missed shipment dates and a relative lack of communication, the Pebble smartwatch I pledged for back in April is finally in my hands, or, rather, upon my wrist. This has been a long time coming, but the dream has finally been realized, at …

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