Category : Blog

29 Aug

Hard Reset launch date and specs

by Beer

Hard Reset is a shooter that has my curiosity piqued for a while now. This morning the prices, launch date and system specs were released, along with a few screens. August 29 (Warsaw); The old school, sci-fi first person PC exclusive shooter that came out of nowhere to tease and captivate gamers worldwide now has […]

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22 Aug

Review: Deus Ex: Human Revolution

by Beer

Haven’t done one of these in a while (a written review that is) but sometimes a game comes along that just yearns for a thoughtful, compelling deconstruction of it’s triumphs and shortcomings. While Deus Ex: Human Revolution is indeed that game, this is not that article. Aww c’mon!! You really expect me of all people […]

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13 Aug

Invisible Walls 172: Responding to the responders

by Beer

On this weeks Invisible Walls, I have a rant that starts with stories taking a UK Police Constable’s comments on the English riots and GTA out of context, and then I move onto the riots themselves. The show is here and the rant kicks in around the 33 min mark. Tags: GameTrailers.com, Invisible Walls – […]

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18 Jun

Reset Blog: Duke Nukem PR Fallout

by Beer

It’s been a pretty rough week for almost everyone associated with Duke Nukem Forever, with the title hitting a wall of negative reviews, controversy over certain aspects of the game, Take2’s share price dropping, and then on Tuesday, a major faux pas by the agency that handled the PR for ol’ Duke. Now I could […]

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11 Dec

Spike VGA’s 2010

by Beer

Not going to the Spike VGA’s this year? (like me) live in a country where the show is not airing live? (unlike me), then feel free to tune in here at 5 PM PST today as I provide some interesting commentary on the VGA’s as they happen, from my couch, while I drink. <a href=”http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=8a58b8b15a” […]

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19 Oct

Begun, the Fall games madness has.

by Beer

What you might say? Surely the Fall / Autumn 2010 games extravaganza began weeks ago when Halo Reach launched?? You might have a point if I was someone who really cared about Halo Reach, but I don’t, and this is my blog, so there. So here is the list of games that be getting me […]

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16 Oct

So yes, I am back.

by Beer

Well that was an interesting break… After almost 12 months I have left games PR and I am back doing things I really enjoy, like this blog, the twitter (@annoyedgamer) and of course one of the best gigs I have ever had, Invisible Walls on gametrailers.com (the latest show is here btw) On a professional […]

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10 Jan

2009’s Top Games – My list – Part Deux

by Beer

And here is the 2nd part of my ‘Best of’ list. (Check out part one here) Does this segment need a more in depth introduction? Maybe I should go though the in depth criteria each of the titles had to pass before making this hallowed list? OK then, how about this. I LIKED THE GAMES […]

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28 Dec

2009’s Top Games – My list – Part 1

by Beer

Everyone else is doing a 2009 ‘Best of’ so like the sheep I am, here is part one of my list in no particular order: InFAMOUS – PS3 A brilliant sandbox game with light RPG elements. Play as a good guy or play as a total wanker (guess which one I did?). Scale buildings, blow […]

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