Confusions and Connections
I haven’t done this before on the blog. Just running most of a press release but in this case I have to make an exception. It’s just easier to let Fox tell us about the movie than my attempt 🙂 Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today [July 22, 2014] that ...more

Consumerification of computer games?
Written July 15, 2014
I’m a consumer. You’re a consumer. We’re all consumers. We hear the word so often we don’t think about it any more. What is a consumer? People who go shopping? People who buy electricity or gas? People who put petrol or diesel into their vehicle – we’re all consumers. Being ...more

Spock vs Spock
Written October 13, 2013
Earlier this year I discovered this wonderful advert with William Shatner, AKA Captain Kirk fighting one of his all time enemies, the Gorn. They now seem to be the best of friends until they start playing games together then their own petty rivalries start to creep in as they play ...more

Historical Computers
Written June 24, 2013
I am of that generation that were brought up with, by today’s standards, computers that feel that are not that much faster than doing the calculations by hand. We started with either a Sinclair or a Commodore. We argued about who had the best system for playing games. Our parents convinced ...more

The Gorn fights back
Written April 14, 2013
An image appeared earlier on my facebook timeline showing The Gorn and William Shatner, AKA Captain Kirk sitting on a sofa playing a computer game. It seems to be a trailer for the upcoming Star Trek Video Game. It’s also a great homage to one of the most famous fight scenes ...more

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