Archive for January, 2011

Currently Playing And Break

Posted: January 27, 2011 by CptToffer in General
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Hello antiherogamers!

Once again, a longer period away from the blog then I would have liked but alas moving house is one of those things that just can’t be done overnight. (Or over a period of weeks it seems.)  As it stands, we are less than 48 hours from actually moving house and due to a very poor effort on the part of an un-named internet provider, it is going to be some while before we are back up and running again. However rest assured there will be some updates in the form of previous writing, and some post’s from Fitz as and when he gets a chance to.
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Hello antiherogamers!

You’ll notice a lull in posts as of late. Don’t panic we’ve not died an early death. Far from it! We are gaining members all the time so make sure you spread the word. The lull in post’s is due to the fact that in under 10 days I’ll be moving house. This is quite naturally one of the more time consuming activites that one can go through, so do bare with us while we make the change, and get the internet sorted. Young Mr Fitz will be on hand with a few post’s so you shall not go wanting! Anyway, onto todays topic:

I’m going to tell you about my feelings on why Video Gaming is the most social “anti social past time” I know of. People scratching their heads at the last sentence should read it again a little slower. Video gaming has long been regarded as an anti social pastime. We’ve all been there: Alone, playing a computer game, family downstairs, girlfriend in the next room. No gamer who regards Video Gaming as a solid hobby cannot say that they’ve not been playing games at some point when there was a chance to do something that, for what many may view, is a more worthwhile use of their time. Many people stereotype gamers as the loner male, wearing glasses, hopeless with women and something of a social outcast. This is an opinion that we’ve all come across at some point. I appreciate that in recent years this stereotype may have softened due to various things, but then that’s part of what I’m here to talk about. Gaming as we know it is changing and because of this it is becoming one of the most social anti social pastimes we know. Let’s take a look: (more…)

Dead Space 2: Final Look

Posted: January 13, 2011 by CptToffer in General, Previews
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Hello Antiherogamers!

The release date for Dead Space 2 cannot get here quick enough. It literally looks like it’s going to blow my socks off. I cannot wait to sit down and play this game. I’ve got games coming out of my ears at the moment, but the adventures of Ezio, Donkey Kong, Sam Fisher and everyone in between will have to just sit back, shut the hell up and wait for Isaac Clarke to finish ripping some Nercomorph heads off. It seems such a god damn shame that I happen to be moving house the weekend this comes out, which although fun is going to delay my first play by a long period. That said I’m sure it will be worth the wait, plus I’ll have a large living room and comfy sofa to play it on as opposed to a small bedroom and a small bed.

To that end here’s a quick post showing you the new launch trailer and just why you should be very, very excited.

Enjoy

CptToffer

Hello antiherogamers!

Today myself and young Fitz launch a new monthly feature designed to strip away the bad games from the good games, and the good games from the great ones. This feature will aim to bring to your undivided attention one single game in the month that you must get your hands on. It doesn’t matter if you have to beg, borrow or steal, you must play this title. (Please note antiherogamer does not endorse, support or in any way justify theft of any nature) I don’t think I need to explain the concept any further so let’s have a look at AHG Essential Selection for January!
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Good afternoon antiherogamers and welcome to 2011.

With the hangovers fading and the chocolate supply dwindling, I’ve finally had time to sit down and sink a good few hours into my two video game gifts this year: Assassins Creed: Brotherhood on the Xbox360 and Donkey Kong Country Returns on the Wii. I’m a big fan of both series was had concerns about the quality of both games. I’m going to give an overall preview of the game’s so far, but will make them as spoiler free as possible. I’ve only sunk about two hours into each, and anything major I won’t include anyway.
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