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The Veteran Gamers Episode 222 – Veteran Gamers Reunited!

Welcome to show 222 and the three of us are back together this week.

As for games, Chinny got around to playing Saint’s Row IV, Duke continues to play Starbound and Skyrim instead of The Last of Us and also went to the Midwest Gaming Classic with Sean Anderson and gave his thoughts on Oculus Rift and The Daddy played

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The Veteran Gamers Episode 221 – Live From The M25!

Welcome to this weeks show.

This week it is Just Duke and The Daddy, but between them they have played Starbound, Edge of Space, Infamous Second Son, Goat Simulator, Terraria and Monument Valley.

The Daddy does the news this week but I’m not sure it is up to Chinny’s high standard that he sets every week. We also have a

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The Veteran Gamers Episode 220 – EGX Rezzed Special

Welcome to a special edition of the show, where Stu and Chinny go to Rezzed and meet up with members of the community and check out all the upcoming PC indie games and Alien Isolation.

We also went into Birmingham with Bongo, Chris, Josh and Susan for good curry.

Enjoy.

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Video Games and Moral Development

In February, a research report out of Canada’s Brock University suggested that some violent video games could thwart a healthy development of morality in young people. In the words of researcher Mirjana Bajovic :

Spending too much time within the virtual world of violence may prevent [gamers] from getting involved in different positive social experiences in real life, and in developing a positive sense of what is right and wrong.

Obviously the same could be said about many other media, and the devil (as always) is in the details: What games were played, and under what conditions, and by whom, and etc etc.

It’s tempting for us gaming addicts to dismiss reports like these, especially since reflective analyses like the book Grand Theft Childhood show that research of this type is often misinterpreted and made hysterical by parents and news outlets. But I think it’s necessary for us to look carefully at this study, for a couple of reasons.

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The Veteran Game Episode 219 – Welcome To The P**scast!

Welcome to show 219.

This week Duke played more Rust, Starbound and Minecraft, Chinny played not a lot and The Daddy played Home, The Impossible Line and Infamous Second Son.

Chinny brought us the news this week, which included the length of Watch Dogs campaign, Microsoft DX12, Assassin’s Creed Unity revealed and a one handed controller for PS4, also he

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The Veteran Gamers Episode 218 – Up On The Roof In Rust

Welcome to show 218.

This week The Daddy finally gets on Rust and Duke even helps him out for a price! Chinny also plays Rust and even uploads his exploits to Youtube, Duke is also playing Rust and checks out Starbound. In the middle of the show, we talk all things Puzzle games for the Spectrum to present day. We

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The Veteran Gamers Episode 217 – Chinny And Duke Feel Rusty!

Chinny and Duke give Stu a hard time about not playing Rust, but he’s been playing South Park The Stick of Truth, but is it better than being beaten on the back of the head with a rock and eating raw chicken from a pig?

As the news is a little light at the moment we continue to talk

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