Dave reflects…

Dave reflects…

I sit here fuelled by various energy drinks, reflecting on my past gaming history. You see I am starting to hoard things. This started with games, specifically the Final Fantasy series, but has spread to year editions of various hardware. This includes the UK releases of Ducky mechanical keyboards, from the Year of the Dragon ..

AGDQ 2015 is almost upon us!

AGDQ 2015 is almost upon us!

It’s that time of the year again, time to sit back relax and watch some amazing people speedrun games in the name of charity. AGDQ is back, bigger and better than ever in 2015, and we are just over 4 days away from the start. Again the event is being run to raise money for the ..

Making the most of the Steam Sales

Making the most of the Steam Sales

Brace yourselves, if the end date of the Steam Auction is anything to go by, the Steam Winter Sale should start on the 18th of December. With that in mind, and I know the format has changed every time a new sale has started I thought best to dig into the archives and pull out the ..

So FF7 is getting a PS4 port…..

So FF7 is getting a PS4 port…..

Yes that is correct, Square-Enix is going to be releasing a PS4 version of the iconic FF7 (one of my favourite games) now before you start jumping for joy over the potential based on the tech-demo released many years ago for the PS3. You will be sad to hear that it is only a port….of ..

FF7 Opening/Bombing Mission in LittleBigPlanet 3

FF7 Opening/Bombing Mission in LittleBigPlanet 3

It seems not a day goes by without someone mixing a bit of history with the present. Today is no different, a gamer has managed to recreate in spirit, the opening credits and bombing mission from the iconic Final Fantasy 7.  The use of Little Big Planet to create such things is not a new ..

Desert Bus marathon cleans house again

Desert Bus marathon cleans house again

You may have noticed the DavePlays.co.uk site being down these past few days. because of the major Azure VM outages experienced. Hopefully you all had the prior knowledge that the Desert Bus gaming marathon was well under way with its challenge to raise funds for Child’s Play, the charity that helps get consoles and games ..

Play Expo 2014 – The Battle of Thunder Cross 2

Play Expo 2014 – The Battle of Thunder Cross 2

So far each year I have been to Play Expo, there has been a battle, a longing, each year myself and a friend have tried to beat Thunder Cross 2. Thunder Cross 2 is a horizontally scrolling shoot ’em up arcade game released by Konami in 1991 and is a direct sequel to the game with the same ..

SGDQ 2014 In Final Day

SGDQ 2014 In Final Day

So Summer Games Done Quick 2014 is almost over for another year, but once again it is going to leave us by smashing its previous donation total for the event as a whole. Raising over $500,000 Dollars for Doctors Without Borders. If you missed the main event and want to catch any of the games you missed, you ..

Road Redemption – Gameplay Video Released

Road Redemption seems to be progressing nicely since meeting its Kickstarter goal last year, and today (or a few days ago) posted a gameplay update video, as a backer update, and it looks very nice! The video, which you have probably already watched, shows the current state of the game and even shows off a ..

Another one bites the dust

A good way to ring in a new year I have finally finished Bioshock, and whilst the game was very good (with some very annoying jump scares :/) I thought the ending was a bit poo. Just seemed to not be as rewarding as I thought it would be and it was just a bit ..

Yay another game off the list!

  I really don’t know why this is such a tough thing for me to complete, I picked up my PSP after a years absence and put in the required 4 hours or so to finish a game that had been on my list for a while. Finally I finished Crisis Core, which  was pretty ..