Reflections of a lifetime video game player.

Disappointed Idealist. Adult videogame player. Writer of words. Drinker of tea. 

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April has been spent in a state of COVID 19 lockdown. At the moment of writing this, late on a Saturday night, I've been locked down for 8 weeks after taking the decision to hide myself away from the world a week before our government decided that doing so was such a g...

April 19, 2020

Every time I take time off work, I seem to gravitate towards Assassin's Creed. I have no idea when this tradition started, or even how it became a thing. It's never planned, but yet it still seems to happen almost every time. I've been off work for the last week taking...

February 8, 2019

I didn't really get on with The Division when it first launched. I liked the premise, but didn't like the floaty feel of the combat or the bullet-sponge bad guys; it just took me out of the experience completely. I can suspend disbelief enough to accept that a murderou...

January 6, 2019

I had a conversation in my office a couple of days ago, and it left me wondering something pretty fundamental about Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. I was talking to one of my colleagues about it, saying how much Lachesis and I had been playing it and how much fun we were sti...

October 22, 2018

There aren't many games that I can remember seeing for the very first time. In these days of livestreamed E3 conferences, Twitch reveals, and trailers being visible in all corners of social media within moments of them being released, games enter my consciousness in so...

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Assassin's Creed - The Ezio Collection