Playing video games is like my own personal therapy. They regularly provoke things in me that other mediums can barely scratch. Anger, joy, fear, elation, total confusion. And sometimes, they’re just really fucking cool. They are enablers for the heightened sense of NOSTALGIA, aswell as the cause of wild anticipation. They are social connectors, anti-social […]Read More Welcome To Directional Input
So I’ve just returned from holiday to see I’ve been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award Challenge by Dale from Uncapt. Massive thanks! it’s always nice to get involved with the community PLUS it’s a nice way to ease back in to writing after some time off! Here we go… If you could interview any […]Read More The Sunshine Blogger Award Challenge
How does a game franchise maintain its longevity? For some, its all about building a dedicated fanbase that stick with you through thick and thin. Maybe it’s the ability to tear up your own rulebook and try something new (or bouncing back stronger when you end up having to humbly piece said rulebook back together […]Read More What Next For The Resident Evil Renaissance?
Hype can be a bit of a double edged sword. On one side, it has the ability to create such a tremendous anticipation for something to the point that you can hardly bear to wait even a single day to be witness to this ‘happenning’ that will 100% definitely, catergorically be the best thing ever. […]Read More Marvel’s Avengers: Have We Set This Game Up To Fail?
There’s something to be said for the loyalty we have when it comes to our favourite franchises. It’s safe to say that most of them are going to have their highs and lows but it’s our ability to see past the lesser moments that really define when you’re truly dedicated. Like a close family member, […]Read More The Legend of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild
JRPG’s have always been somewhat of an enigma to me. Of the many genres of games out there, they’re the ones I want to like the most. There are so many things about JRPG’s that are instantly appealing to me. Eye catching character designs and art styles, often with gorgeous anime aesthetics, the vast inviting […]Read More Persona 5
Quickfire round. A scattering of stuff about me that may or may not be relevant to this blog. My names Mike, I’m roughly in my 30’s, I live in the South of England with a wife, a daughter and a cat. We all enjoy playing video games. I’ve been gaming solidly since the early 90’s […]Read More Who Is I?