I missed out on these games and it sucks

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Hundreds of video games are released on a monthly basis – though this number is probably higher due to the ill-conceived Steam Greenlight programme and its influx of subpar titles. And due to immortality (currently) being out of reach for us humans, we'll never be able to play each and every one of these games.… Continue reading I missed out on these games and it sucks

New purchases: adding to my backlog (9 July)

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As much as I've tried to kerb my video game spending, the recent influx of gaming sales hasn't helped one bit. In fact, I've added a few more titles to my backlog that I hadn't really intended to, but these purchases tie into two previous articles. This is, of course, apart from the books I've… Continue reading New purchases: adding to my backlog (9 July)

2061: Odyssey Three, a book of monoliths & meanderings

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After completing 2010: Odyssey Two, I needed to get my hands on the next book in the series. Several months later (because I can be stubborn about buying books new vs. second hand), I finally found 2061: Odyssey Three. As much I as loved 2001: A Space Odyssey and adored 2010, did 2061 stand up… Continue reading 2061: Odyssey Three, a book of monoliths & meanderings

Digital vs. physical: a video game collection nightmare

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As video games continue to evolve as entertainment, so do the devices they are played on. We've moved past the days of cartridges that you blow into, which have been replaced by flash memory, hard drives, and Blu-ray discs. As a video game collector, or someone who just accumulates games (like me), is it better… Continue reading Digital vs. physical: a video game collection nightmare

An update on my gaming backlog (20 June)

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Another weekend has come and gone and, thankfully, I've managed to get in some decent gaming time. Friday was a public holiday in South Africa, but since I took off the Thursday, I was afforded a four-day weekend. This also lead to me digging into a few games that I've been meaning to. Firstly, no,… Continue reading An update on my gaming backlog (20 June)

Microsoft is adding more games to my backlog

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While I think this year's E3 conference was average, one thing really stood out for me. After much speculation, Microsoft finally announced that original Xbox (OG Xbox) games were coming to Xbox One via backwards compatibility. This is fantastic news and one that will increase the size of my backlog. I did own an OG… Continue reading Microsoft is adding more games to my backlog