Where I have been for the past 6 months…

So, you may be wondering why I have been quiet as of late... Why hasn't Archer been blogging? Has he quit? is he dead? Well, fret not, fellow inmates for the rumours of my death have been greatly exaggerated. See what happened was, in December of last year I had an accident at work and …

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Final Fantasy XV Review

It’s pretty well known to those who have known me for a while that I am not a fan of the Final Fantasy series generally. Sure, I like the older titles, who doesn’t? But I feel that the series peaked at IX. Which is a full two games after the one everyone loves. I fact …

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Mafia 3

​I’ve got to admit, this is a game that launched under my radar. I knew it was coming, but it appeared in stores without any fanfare, with no aplomb, and I have to ask myself why? Nothing else came out in the first week that looked like it would overshadow it, Mafia is a tried …

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PS4 Pro and PS4 Slim – The real reason to be excited… and no it isn’t the 4K.

They've been announced. They've been revealed. And is it just me or do the new PS4 models look a little bit underwhelming? These are bits of tech that are going to push console gaming to a level it's not been anywhere near before, and it's not being sold as a new generation but rather an …

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H.P Lovecraft Part 2 – The Outer Gods

So, last time I briefly explained Lovecrafts work as a whole and the influences his writings have had on horror since his death. But this time Im going to start looking at a few creatures from his pantheon. Ill be starting with the outer ones and then next time the elder gods. The outer gods …

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Telltale Game of Thrones Season 1

Well shit.... is there anything that Telltale don't get a license for that they cant turn to gold? I mean Game of Thrones is a goldmine to begin with but this series, which revolves around the small Forrester Family of Ironwrath is so absorbing and immersive that it gets the exact same emotional responses as …

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H.P. Lovecraft Part 1

Often cited as the father of Modern Horror, Howard Phillips Lovecraft was a writer for ahead of his times when it came to his concepts  within the horror genre. He created a whole mythos and pantheon of deities who are far more terrifying than anything that has come since because he bases his horror on …

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