Posts by Surface Lizard
Controversial Games: a brief history
By Surface Lizard on Wednesday, 9th March, 2011 Daily Mail-baiting, â€˜ban this sick filthâ€™ outrage to media is nothing new. Rock and roll music, and then punk, was considered subversive and dissident. The birth of cinema was considered a period of intellectual bankruptcy (and this was before the... 8Read Now!
Motion Control: who needs it?
By Surface Lizard on Tuesday, 22nd February, 2011 The other week, I was meandering like a lost thought in my local supermarket, when I approached the fresh fish counter. On a whim, I picked up one rather melancholy looking fresh squid, and threw it into the air. Time... 15Read Now!
Dark Souls: Demon’s Souls 2 in all but name
By Surface Lizard on Thursday, 3rd February, 2011 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSV2SaFFXQg I rarely make the effort to make blog posts about trailers, or OMG T3H FUNNIEZZZZZ videos. Today, however, the Lizard King makes an exception. Demon's Souls was my game of the year for 2010, and one of the defining... 0Read Now!
Playing Games on â€˜Easyâ€™: so what?
By Surface Lizard on Wednesday, 26th January, 2011 â€˜Hello, itâ€™s good to be here. My name is Surface Lizard. No, it really is. My parents had a perverse notion of humour. I am here to confess thatâ€¦sometimesâ€¦I play games on the easiest difficulty. No, madam, please do not... 16Read Now!
Merry Christmas, thou motherless dogs!
By Surface Lizard on Thursday, 23rd December, 2010 Christmas was once a special time to be a gamer. Whilst the shelves bloat like a post mince pie binge from a slew of brilliant titles; where is that festive soul and charming cachet? Any gamer who grew up with... 3Read Now!
Gaming Pet-Hates that Destroyed the World!11!!!one!11 (part 1)
By Surface Lizard on Tuesday, 7th December, 2010 For every sun-kissed morning, there is the tempest night that destroys. For every kiss of virtue, there is the lubricated fist of love. For every Fruit Shortcake, there is a Bourbon. For every Lotto winner, there is a castrated cat... 6Read Now!
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