When something is presented to me which would make my gaming more comfortable, enjoyable & competitive, I’ll certainly look at the merits. So todays 2nd package had me quite excited… enough to bail on the gym & boot up my Xbox, to try out my new Avenger. This cool adapter clips onto a standard xbox 360 controller & allows you to press the face buttons (XYB), using you index fingers,…

today was geek xmas

07/12/2011

I received two parcels at work today. One contained my order from Ubuntu, some cool geek, subtlety labeled t-shirts & a hoodie + this tactile flexi spill proof keyboard… The only thing to truly compare it to is a zx spectrum 48k. The keys, although as mentioned are sensually tactile, I find letters are being skipped… this is the 1st thing I’ve typed using it tho, & I use a…

I’ve played a few versions of Mortal Kombat over the years, but it always seemed to me more of a button spamming game, with over powerful simple moves aka the uppercut. I’ve always been more of a fan of the Street Fighter series. Anyway I was intrigued with the 9th incarnation of Mortal Kombat & had read a couple of reviews stating it was a quality release. ign gamespot And…

Shock horror, more earth quakes in the shaky isles today. They are coming more frequent, & closer to home… but I was concerned this time, as my dearest, better looking, other is down at the recent epicenter, of this years quakes. She’s OK, Christchurch wasn’t affected by this last roll of the Earth’s crust… it was more centered on where I’m heading tomorrow πŸ™‚ So I refered to the same…

geek chic

07/04/2011

I’ve been looking at Ubuntu hoodies for a while, & as the exchange rate is favourable I finally forked out. & I picked up a flexible keyboard, for a fraction of the price I paid for my darling wife’s wireless shiny stylish iPad keyboard… I do love the design of the apple peripheral… it’s just apple! I’ve lost too many desktop items to spillages… & this keyboard reminds me of…

This weekend I picked up Assassins Creed Brotherhood for the PS3. I played the 1st 2 on the 360 & enjoyed them lots. I was a little reluctant to play this on the PS3, as I kinda wanted the gamer points on xbox live… don’t think I’ve mentioned before about my compulsion to build my score πŸ™‚

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07/02/2011

For years, probably since I started using email at work (back in the late ’90’s) my communications have sometimes been mis-read… to the detriment of my intended meaning. I often joke at work, all tongue in cheek, never intend to cause harm or offence. But irony & sarcasm can be hard to pick up in an email & sometimes people can get upset. I’ve been a big fan of emoticons;…

I’ve only recently picked up a PS3, strange for me as I usually import new consoles when they first enter the market; paying outrageous prices & then have to import games… until modded πŸ™‚ Examples: Original PS2 1000 from Hong Kong, just sort of 1000 GBP in 2000, left back in homeland (pre chipped) PSP, picked up in Hanoi, Vietnam 2005 for about $300 US, now lost πŸ™ (never issues…

I’ve finally got hold of a copy of child of eden, the long wait is over, & was it worth it? Damn yeah! After I’d been charmed by the stunning, plot setting, intro, I played through the 1st level. Which takes you through a non invasive tutorial… after all there’s not much to learn. I won’t try & explain the plot, watch the youtube intro to give you the background.…

The only feeds coming through to my sites Twitter feed @GamerGeekNews was limited today to just Android posts????? My TwitterFeeds seemed to be working, as did the Yahoo Pipes. What seemed to be the issue was the Twitter searches; they were returning posts over 2 days old! I was fuming! How dare twitter have the audacity to moderate & interrupt my free service πŸ˜‰ So as a solution, rather than…