Thursday, April 26, 2012

I AM ALIVE- Ultimate Rescuer

This is a short game currently being sold on PSN. The game, as explained so thoroughly by the title, is a game based on staying alive.The game is set in a post apocalyptic American city "Haverton"... (nothing new there) and well since most games are based on staying alive this is no new concept either, except now your biggest enemy is your stamina bar, yes there is no need to threat of alien invasion, zombies, marines or any truly dynamic enemies trying to "fuck you up", you are simply more likely to die because you haven't got any more soda cans to increase your stamina bar and therefore choke to death or fall from a building (since climbing is a massive part of this game). This review however is not a dig at I AM ALIVE. In all fairness it is a good game, and since the play through is around 4-6 hours depending on how much you care about others survival (loads if you like trophies), you don't really have enough time to get bored of the game before completion.

Zombies!!! The Board Game

It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of anything to do with the zombie genre. About a month ago, our little group were running out of games to play, so I picked up a little board game by Twilight Creations Inc. entitled simply as Zombies!!!

Zombies!!! is a simple, fast paced, tile/card based game in which players run around a plague infested city in an attempt to survive the zombie apocalypse. The idea of the game is to be the first person to either kill 25 zombies, or be the first to reach the awaiting helicopter and escape the infested city.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Three reasons why I will not go see Titanic 3D!

First of all, I would like to start by saying, since the good performances in films such as “The Departed” and “Inception”, the hate I felt for Leonardo DiCaprio had all but diminished and finally I could move on with my life. Life was peachy and all was right in the world until I was recently inundated with trailers and posters for “Titanic 3D”, and suddenly all of the anger from my teens for dear little Leo and this movie came flooding back.

Thus here are three reasons why I shall not be going to see Titanic 3D!

  1. Since I first saw this movie in the cinema in 1997, to the time of writing this, my opinion of this movie is still that of “I think this film is utter shit!”
  2. With the wonders of 3D technology giving the optical illusion that Leonardo DiCaprio is but a few yards away from me, and the fact that I still cannot punch him in his smug little face is for me, just too much to bear!
  3. Should I be in the cinema and all of a sudden find myself overcome with rage, and thus lash out at the ethereal Leo, I would look like an idiot for two reasons. A) Punching thin air, and B) Being caught in a cinema watching Titanic a second time round.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Halo Reach

Anyone getting a little excited? If you didn't already notice, the release date for Halo 4 has just been announced. I feel that this is a great opportunity to take a brief look at one of Bungie's previous releases (I should add that Bungie sold the Halo franchise to 343 industries fairly recently). Halo Reach. Now, as much as I enjoy the campaign in the Halo series I've always been more of a fan of the on-line multiplayer. For me it's always been a much more challenging, rewarding part of the game so I'll be referring to it and mentioning how if the Halo Reach multiplayer was a woman I'd give my left arm to be with her...or something. So, what's so good about Halo Reach?

Fifa 12 - PS3 Review (Online Play)

The whole point of a review is to give the writers stand point on the subject matter that is being reviewed, thus leading the reader to having a positive or negative review on said subject, by emphasizing the finer or failing points about the product with whimsical writing patterns, clever puns and through detailed breakdowns of plots and subplots.Without a doubt setting, them out in a way that makes you want to experience the product or steer clear due to the ramblings of an altogether "mad man" (yes that's me). Well to put it simply, Fifa 12 has no plots or subplots, neither does it have a compelling story or even a real purpose to "complete". Fifa is simply a theatre, where gamer's can pit their skills against one another on one of the finest arena's ever conceived... a football pitch.

Fifa 12 UT Trophy Guide including Growing Club and "Big Cup" Squad

Quick UT Trophy Guide!

Angry Birds Space

In Space no one can hear you squeal.......
With a combined 700 million+ downloads across all platforms and having 3 of its game variations in the top 10 most downloaded games of all time, Angry Birds is certainly not a game to be missed.
but when talk began of another Angry Birds title due to be released in early 2012 I was skeptical and wanted to see how another rehash of the same game was going to be received.

Toilet Humour

I read this and I unashamedly laughed!
Ghost Poop ~~ You know you've pooped. There's poop on the toilet paper, but no poop in the bowl.

The Perfect Poop or Teflon Coated Poop ~~ Comes out so slick, clean and easy that you don't feel it. No traces of poop on the toilet paper. You have to look in the toilet bowl to be sure you did it!

Gooey Poop ~~ This has the consistency of hot tar. You wipe your butt 12 times and it still doesn't come clean. You end up putting toilet paper in your underwear so you don't stain it. This poop leaves permanent skid marks in the toilet.

Second Thought Poop ~~ You're all done wiping your butt and you're about to stand up when you realize've got some more.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

The Hunger Games: Yes, It Was A Book First!

After reading Mr.D's riveting film review on this, I felt compelled and inspired to write a book review on this. That's right folks, it was a book first!

Whilst the film is indeed fantastic and most definitely worth seeing in the cinema, I would strongly recommend that you read it as well; read it before or after watching the film, it won't matter - I can guarantee the book will be better.

"I Am Sam" Film review.

OK, so amidst my crazy, full on life which consists of me waking up, eating food that isn't good for me and playing video games, I've managed to find time to watch an old film that I last saw on a plane many, many years ago. I Am Sam. The story of a mentally challenged man who fights to maintain custody of his daughter. This truly is a film that grabs you by the heart and refuses to let go.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Shit I Watched: A Clockwork Orange

Originally a book by Anthony Burgess, "A Clockwork Orange" was transformed into an X-rated movie via Stanley Kubrick and was banned in the UK for over 20 years.

The story begins in a bar, with the main character Alex and his gang dressed in White attire with plastic cod pieces similar to that of a cricketer. They wear black bowler hats and makeup around their right eyes. A synthesized piece of classical music plays in the background as Alex stares through the screen and into your room.

Suddenly, in comes the narration. Cockney rhyming slang mixed with some Russian dialect all spoken in a way that lets you understand every single word without too much thought.

Not even ten minutes into the film there is fighting, raping and beating people half to death after which they rob them of their possessions. Straight away this breaks you into the film at a frantic pace, one that lasts the entire film.

Rihanna being Naughty.

Rihanna Shares 'White Powder' Pics With Fans...

Star Tweets her crazy Coachella weekend!

Monday, April 16, 2012

Dark Souls Review.

We're all super interested in hearing a Dark Souls review right? Right. 
No matter how bad I want to put this game down because I'm losing I can't. 
can fucking invade your shit at pretty much any time, which can prove 

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Shit I Watched: The Hunger Games

A couple of weeks ago i got dragged by the missus to go and see "The Hunger Games". Didn't know what to expect and gotta say i was really surprised. I enjoyed the premise of the whole thing (kinda like Battle Royale but with more meat to the plot).

Shit I Watched: The Piano Movie Review

Accidentally endded up watching The Piano with Dave VanDam, a film that started off boring and not a film I would want to watch just on in the background but turned out to be a really strange, interesting film.

Hobo With A Shotgun DVD Review

A couple of months ago I bought this film, and I really don't know what to say! The plot is terrible, the script is terrible, and generally this film has no point at all! As bad as it is, I really enjoyed it but I don't know why. The only way I can describe this film is as being the movie equivalent to playing something like Grand Theft Auto for a couple of hours and not doing any of the missions, but instead running around pointlessly killing people, blowing things up and causing general mayhem for the fun of it! (We've all done it)

Insider Dealing Boardgame Review

Joe is playing once again at Old Salt Quay on the 20th April and would like as many people to come see him as possible. He will be taking requests and playing some quality tunes.

Open Mic (Joe Dalton Plays Live)

Where: Old Salt Key (Spice island)

When: 20th April 2012

From: 6:00pm


Free Entry!!!

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Xbox 360 Review

Given the recent hoopla with GAME and their refusal to accept gift vouchers, a couple of weeks ago, Mr D and I decided to go out and cash in on the vouchers I recieved for Xmas while I still had the chance. As a result I was roped into buying a copy of Skyrim on the Xbox 360, and glad I was too!!!!

How much wood would a wood chuck chuck? If a wood chuck could chuck Norris?

If i were Chuck Norris, id roundhouse kick you in the back of the face!!!!!!!!

Friday, April 13, 2012

Welcome to Round Daves! Basically we're a group of six lads and one girl (yes a girl, we're not total dorks) who meet up every week to hang out, play silly board games, talk rubbish and generally have a laugh!

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Tonight's Games Round Daves

Tonights Players:
Sammy D
Mr D

Tonight's winner:
The Game

Yes the Game, this was the first week where blogs was even conceived as a viable option for our time, therefore the ensuing excitement meant the game was never finished, however we will endeavor to actually get up some games, maybe some interesting graphs of who is the best gamer etc etc. Well we hope you enjoy reading the reviews as much as we like playing the games.

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