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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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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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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A Brief Musical Interlude…

Yeah that's right bitches, I like musicals too. Whatcha gonna do? I'm currently obsessed with Hamilton (just like the rest of the internet)... But it honestly deserves it. Lin Manuel Miranda has written a masterpiece of lyrical rhyming that has is also a great history lesson into the Birth of the American Economy. It's the …

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Penny Dreadful – A classical horror series

This is a show that I seriously missed the ship on. It started airing a few years ago and the third and final series aired and finished and I've only just started paying attention to it recently. I fell in love with it from the first episode. The visual style of it evoked an eerie …

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