Category Archives: Commentary

Current Inspirations

Portal – for the non-violent nature of it and the neat teleportation physics puzzles. And removing half of the stupid ways to die. And for this. Mirror’s Edge on iPad – for the simple swipe-based mechanics, showing us a new … Continue reading

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8 Bit Demakes

This article describes 8 bit de-makes – remaking some of todays popular games in 8 bit and 16 bit forms. Some of them still look amazing such as Little Big Planet and Mirrors Edge. All of them are great but … Continue reading

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Runnin and Jumpin genre mash

Earlier this week, we had a meeting of local iOS developers and we segued into a conversation about the development of game ideas ahead of a ‘gamestorming’ event we have planned for next week. We talked about the development of … Continue reading

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I would not have played if…

From Wired: A federal judge is allowing a negligence lawsuit to proceed against the publisher of the online virtual-world game Lineage II, amid allegations that a Hawaii man became so addicted he is “unable to function independently in usual daily … Continue reading

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Sunday afternoons are punctuated with the sounds of war.

Izaak had his Scout 3 training at Games Workshop yesterday and afterwards he decided that he was going to focus on building an army of Chaos Space Marines and that would be his tag in the future. This is not … Continue reading

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Reunited

Today I moved about 150 kgs of my gaming collection to my house from my parents house. Keen-eyed geeks will be able to easily identify some of the game books here and some of you will even be upset at … Continue reading

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Bug Eyed Monsters

From Beyond the Beyond at Wired. See More.

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2010 has been shit for gaming so far

Not much gaming this year so far. But we did watch [•REC]2. Which scared the bejasus out of me just the same way [•REC] did. Except for the ending which I didn’t like. This week is going to be a … Continue reading

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Tax breaks for UK Video Games Companies

So yeah, talk to me if you need game ideas. I’m rarin’ to go. That’s what LateGaming is – it’s an idea factory.

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The Doctor has arrived!

It arrived. And I’ve been preparing. I’ved watched five episodes of Torchwood (the Children of Earth miniseries) as well as four episodes of Tom Baker’s Doctor (Robot) and a few episodes of Tennant’s Doctor (Silence in the Library, Stolen Earth). … Continue reading

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