Tag: xbla

  • Stumped – XBLA Indie Games Edition

    Hiya, my puzzling minions. It is I, Sarah-Lou, aka Sezzyboo, with another fun-filled Stumped blog. Now my impressive intro is out of the way, time for a quick story. It’s been two long months since I’ve been on my Xbox all because I didn’t buy a wireless connection thingy for my new home. And I…

  • Super Arts – My Favourite Dimension

    While perusing videos and articles on the usual video game websites I was mindlessly clicking through them thinking, “Yeah that looks OK… that looks cool… sure I might rent this.” I wasn’t sighing nor cognisant of my relative indifference while checking out some of the E3 trailers until I happened across a video for a…

  • Forgotten Ideas

    Everybody remembers Resident Evil when it was still a Survival Horror. We all know where we were when we first played the 1996 title and we all jumped a mile when the dogs burst through the window. We all agreed it was getting stale by the time Resident Evil 0 came out, and rejoiced when Leon…

  • Bad Habits?

    Due to the extremely boring and unfortunately timed task of moving house a few weeks ago, I’ve missed out on a lot of hours of gaming time and a couple of big releases. How can I justify purchasing HomeFront when there’s paint to be bought? How could I possibly explain buying Dragon Age 2 when I have to get…

  • The Price You Pay

    Let me ask you a question: how much is a game worth? How much should you pay to play something that excites you, that engages you; that takes you out of your gaming location of choice (or your daily commute) and transports you into a digital realm of new possibilities? Back in my beloved uni…

  • Is this the beginning of the end?

    Is something rotten in Xbox Live Arcade land just now? I can’t go to any gaming site at the moment without seeing snippets of news suggesting that it’s a format in a state of rapid decline and we should, you know, all start praying for our lives and other sensationalist tripe. it can’t all be…

  • When the going gets tough

    It’s perfectly natural to be honest about your own failings once in a while and I’m in that kind of mood today, so here it goes… I am a sucker for insanely difficult games, yet I am absolutely terrible at most of them. I hear about a game which is lauded as being brilliant, yet…