Gaming

4 Tips for Finding Time for Gaming

As it turns out, real life can get in the way of a gaming habit. I talk about my struggle to find time for gaming, and offer some tips for those in a similar situation.

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Gaming

5 Video Game Releases I’m Excited for in 2017

In terms of video games, 2016 had its ups and downs, but my hopes for 2017 remain high. These are the titles I hope will make this a great year for gaming.

Gaming, Geek Culture

Am I Playing Skyrim Wrong?

If it's not my choice of weapon, it will be my choice of quests, how I spend my skill points (if you were wondering, this could be described as "haphazardly", at best), or if those don't bother you enough, maybe you just don't like my character's name. For whatever reason, I wouldn't be suprised if… Continue reading Am I Playing Skyrim Wrong?

Gaming, Geek Culture, Science and Technology

Meet Virtual Reality – and Meet its Limitations

With keen early-adopters starting to receive the Oculus Rift today, you wouldn't be blamed for thinking that we've finally made it into the world of virtual reality gaming. But despite how attainable this technology might seem, and indeed it is - the first Oculus Rift was hand-delivered by its creator, Palmer Lucky this weekend - the question still remains: is this technology ready to be adopted by the masses?

Gaming, Geek Culture, Podcasts & Videos

The Geek Show: Video Games Special

Roshni and I are joined by special guest, Mason, to talk video games. We give you a run-down of our all-time favourite games, and reminisce about the good old days of Crash Bandicoot and playing games we were far too young for. We also tackle the distinction between geeks and nerds, and learn the shocking… Continue reading The Geek Show: Video Games Special

Gaming, Geek Culture, Science, Science and Technology

Can Video Games Make You Smarter?

Recently, I stumbled across an article which suggested that children who play single player video games do better in school than those who don’t play video games, and those who play multiplayer video games. After seeing this (and wondering about what it is that makes single players "better for your brain" than multiplayer games), I… Continue reading Can Video Games Make You Smarter?