Dead Island is Dead Hard and here why

Dead Island has been out for a few weeks now and I am still really enjoying it, even if I am now playing Arkham City, but despite having tons of fun bashing zombies to bits on the island of Banoi I have more than a few moments where I wanted to pull out my hair or throw the controller against the wall. In short the game is difficult for me as I am playing in single player mode, my Xbox 360 is not currently on-line so I am alone in my adventure………BIG MISTAKE. I am fully aware that this game has 4-player coop but my god it defiantly shows in the single player campaign. For instance in the first area of the game I was doing rather well until out of nowhere I was suddenly attacked by about 7 zombies within a very cramped location……the result being my first death, now to be honest being swarmed is something I enjoy as its something of challenge BUT there is one major problem I have with this game. THE ZOMBIES CAN RUN RIGHT THROUGH YOU. I have been playing this game since release and despite the few bad reviews I’ve found little to complain about but when I’m faced with about 6 zombies and one runs right through the character the fight almost becomes impossible as your turning around to deal with the confusion. The other day I loaded the game up and in a two-hour session I must have died at least 7 times due to this bug, and while it inst that noticeable at first just wait till you meet the buggers who run at you Left 4 Dead style.

In Short single player campaign is possible and enjoyable but Id defiantly like to try out coop in the future


A Farmville Movie…….REALLY??

So it would seem that I wasn’t hearing things when I heard that Zynga, the creators of popular Facebook game Farmville, are now planning to make a Movie, as we know film adaptations of video-games rarely turn out good so how well can a possible farming Movie be? Do not get me wrong I understand just how popular Farmville is, and I myself have had many a discussion about the strange addiction of the Harvest moon game series……..but in all honestly can any one find a positive aspect of this new. Well maybe the rumour that it might be free but im guessing that will only be to Facebook users or dedicated farmville fanatics.

However despite my clear criticism I will admit im slightly curious about this idea, will they be using the graphics of the game, will they include specific maps from dedicated players or will it be something entirely new for the company.  Now while the movie they are making hasn’t actually been confirmed as Farmville various rumours and dropping of hints seem to give the idea that it is a high possibility.

so what’s your take on the whole thing??

My Sonic Name Shame :(

Recently to pass the time I have been watching some Lets Plays of the old Sonic the Hedgehog games, now sure I do have them and could easily fire up my Sega mega collection BUT I personally enjoy the commentary as well as seeing the perfect endings, which I never seemed to get :(. Well While watching a Sonic The Hedgehog 2 play through the player/commentator introduced Tails, and then mentioned that his real name Miles Prower was a pun for Miles Per Hour…….it was one of those OH YEAH moments.

BUT I have been a fan of Sonic for many years now, I have played most of the games and watched all of the cartoon. I even remember being a smart ass kid asking people whose Sonic side kick was and then going WRONG YOU FOOL its Miles Prower, Tails is just his nickname. Suffice to say not realising that Miles Prower was a pun for Miles Per Hour was a very face palm moment of my life……..kinda like when I was a MASSIVE Matrix fan but took me about 5 years to realise Neo was anagram for One, you know because he was the ONE.

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My First Achievement in Duke Nuke Forever 0.o

I have no idea how I knew about this, I think Rooster Teeth might have done a video on it but I am not certain. Anyway 5 minutes into the game and I get this:

Turd Burglar 10 
Find and steal a piece of poo
For those interested when you start the game your in a toilet area so if you search one of the toilets……..inside is a turd which you can actually pick up and throw. I know Duke Nukem is meant to be an immature game but really this is counted as an achievement.

Shadow of the Damned Achievement Rant!

last week I completed Shadow of the damned (to be reviewed soon) and like any other game it gave me an Achievement for completing the game on normal difficulty BUT the difficulty achievements do not stack so not only does the game expect me to complete the game a second time on hard, it also expects me to go back and complete the game on easy as well. suffice to say this is a bit annoying, sure the game was good but once was enough, even completing it on hard is something I don’t plan anytime soon as replay value doesn’t seem a huge factor in this game…..suffice to say it may soon be traded in towards something like Batman Arkaham City or Saints Row the Third

Something I Uploaded to YouTube a while back

so a while back I was BORED so I gather all my DVDs to pick some to watch, and while doing it I came across a few films that maybe someone of 22 shouldn’t own, so instead of keeping this Movies as my secret shame I put myself on you tube trying to justify why i owned them.  So hey give it a watch if you want to see the lower less impressive side of  my Movie collection. Also excuse the very bad quality and sync problems this was the first video i ever uploaded to you tube.

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Cars 2 Review

So recently for someone’s birthday I went and watched Cars 2 and knowing that the first film is largely considered as the worst of the Pixar Movies I wasn’t overly excited but slightly curious to see what improvements the had made for the sequel, from watching trailers all I really knew was that Cars 2 incorporates a spy theme and also stars Michael Caine, who is one of my favourite British actors, so I did have some small hopes that the sequel would be a good, if not interesting film. Read more of this post