Why CoD Infinite Warfare is GOOD!

The Backlash Upon its first trailer on YouTube, the latest Call of Duty entry was hated almost universally where every channel was too quick to bash the game and trying hard to focus on the negativity as well as spelling death to the entire franchise. However, the community over-reacted at best and at worst just…

3 Greatest Shooters No One Played

Briefing Throughout the years there have been many first-person shooters on the market, one can even say that there have been too many of them. As a result, many of them have slipped under the radar and were not given the proper recognition they deserved. These shooters were mostly made by smaller developers and thus…

Why Gaming should NOT Become Art: Pointers for Indie Devs

Where is the Fun? 2012 onwards saw an epidemic of walking simulators/games with no interactivity except for WASD/movement keys (e.g. Dear Esther, Gone Home, Everyone’s Gone to Rapture) which frankly are boring and looks like a fun experience was not on the list for the developers. These “games” were selling themselves on a “good story”…

Classic Movies that would Make Great Games

I have been a big fan/fanatic of old action movies from the 1970s and 1980s; Assault on Precinct 13, Rambo, Die Hard, the list goes on and I saw my first one at age 5; the indestructible Terminator. Seeing Arnold Schwarzenegger punch through a car windshield, repair himself in front of a mirror or decimate…

Why Do Gamers “Pirate?”

Setting Sail Software piracy, according to Computerhope.com (2017) is a term used to describe the use, distribution, and copying of software items without ownership or legal rights; applies to all types of software outside gaming. Software piracy is not a new concept as it existed before the 1980s since software could be freely distributed without…

The Unexpected Depth of a Facebook Quiz

Despite being so busy with my other projects that I’ve not posted on Games and Geekery in a while, I still find myself distracted by the world’s greatest procrastination tool, Facebook.

Your old pal Logan (non-spoiler review)

This month see’s the release of the latest Fox X-men movie instalments and while it’s certainly not the last we’ll see of the homo superior it very well could be the last time everyones favourite metal clawed Aussie makes an appearance. Logan will be Hugh Jackman’s 9th movie as the popular Marvel comics character Wolverine…

It’s here and we’re Powerless to stop it (non-spoiler review)

This week saw the release of the latest live action television show to be set in the DC universe and inevitably some man-child with an unhealthy attachment to the men in tights and the fictional world they safe guard was going to pick apart every aspect of it. So here I go. Powerless is an…

‘The Lost Boys’ TV Series

Originally posted on Antony M Copeland:
The CW, which brought us ‘Arrow’, ‘The Flash’, and the ‘Vampire Diaries’ has managed to land the rights to a series adaptation of the 1987 Warner Bros. classic ‘The Lost Boys‘. Rob Thomas, famed for creating ‘Veronica Mars’ and ‘iZombie’, along with Gulfstream TV and Warner Bros Television, are…

Holy Megazords Batman!

So I’m back again, this time to talk about something I have been waiting feverishly for since I first got word that it was being made. The subject in question is the Justice League/Power rangers cross over. Issue one was released on the 11th of January 2017, and this morning I finally got to read…

True Neutral or not True Neutral

Originally posted on Myles Morningstar:
If you have ever run an RPG scenario you may notice there are at least 3 things you need to balance quite precariously.? Power a character holds, free reign so the player doesn’t feel stifled and giving the player enough rope to hang themselves with, The story itself is a…