A few weeks ago, I wrote one of my "To-Play List" articles, specifically talking about which games I was hoping to play and complete before The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom launched. This post is the natural follow-up to that, talking about my progress with some added thoughts on what I've played. Of … Continue reading My To-Play List: April-May 2023 Progress!
Files Not Found: Handling Lost Progress In Gaming & Life
This post has been ruminating in my drafts folder (and my own head) for a few months, ever since I lost hundreds of A Plague Tale: Requiem Photo Mode screenshots back in January. This week, another project of mine hit a frustrating obstacle which put the idea of lost progress to the forefront of my … Continue reading Files Not Found: Handling Lost Progress In Gaming & Life
My To-Play List Before Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom!
When The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom launches on May 12th, it seems likely that all of my gaming time (and most of everyone else's) will be put into it for the foreseeable future afterwards. I mean, that new trailer is incredible! Therefore, I'm currently finishing off a bunch of my in-progress games … Continue reading My To-Play List Before Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom!
My Top Ten Films of 2022: #10-#6
Another year ends, another year begins - and as is routine, that means it's time for my annual Top Ten Films list! Just like other years, I'll be going through my favourite ten films of the last year, split across two articles. Before we get into my choices, here's a quick clarification of how my … Continue reading My Top Ten Films of 2022: #10-#6
10 Hours With… Pokémon Scarlet
As I mentioned in my last post, I'm currently playing Pokémon Scarlet, one of the two new mainline Pokémon games - you may have heard of them, haha! They feature the new, open-world region of Paldea and plenty other new innovations to the series, so there's a lot to discuss. However, with the game naturally … Continue reading 10 Hours With… Pokémon Scarlet
6 Reasons You Should Watch BBC’s The English
Hey there! I recently stumbled across the new period drama The English on the BBC, a fictional western set mostly in the late 1800s and featuring an incredible cast headlined by the magnificent Emily Blunt (who's also an Executive Producer on the series). After enjoying the first episode immensely, I soon finished the 6-episode series … Continue reading 6 Reasons You Should Watch BBC’s The English
The Witcher Journals #1 – Beginning the Adventure!
Hey there! As mentioned in my previous post, I've just started playing through the three The Witcher games from CD Projekt Red, beginning with The Witcher: Enhanced Edition. Before I talk more about that, a bit of context. I've previously played a few hours of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PlayStation 4, but that … Continue reading The Witcher Journals #1 – Beginning the Adventure!
Lessons from Gaming Burnout
Over the last few months, I've found myself playing video games way less than usual - basically, I've felt burned out by gaming and the relentless news cycle around it. Subsequently, I've been looking elsewhere for my day-to-day entertainment, hence how my posts on this site have recently leaned heavily towards films. The last new … Continue reading Lessons from Gaming Burnout
Film in 500: No Time to Die Review
Certificate: 12A Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga Writers: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Phoebe Waller-Bridge Production: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Universal Pictures, Eon Productions, B25, Cinesite, Danjaq Distributor: Universal Pictures International (UPI) Platforms: Theatrical Release (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now! Here it is, the final Daniel Craig James Bond film. Now I've seen it twice, I'm … Continue reading Film in 500: No Time to Die Review
Film in 500: Promising Young Woman Review
Certificate: 15 Writer/Director: Emerald Fennell Production: FilmNation Entertainment, Focus Features, LuckyChap Entertainment Distributor: Universal Pictures International (UPI) Platforms: Blu-ray (Reviewed), DVD, Streaming Release Date: Out Now! Some films you really need to see - and this is one of them. Promising Young Woman mixes important themes of relationships, sexual abuse, and their lasting effects with … Continue reading Film in 500: Promising Young Woman Review