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Retrospective: Dragon Rally
On May 24, 2013 By Ben Borthwick
On Tuesday evening, in Redmond Washington, Microsoft was attempting to wow crowds by unveiling their latest console to a gathered crowd of onlookers and the media. But arguably the show was stolen by the unveiling of the newest member of the popular Call of Duty franchise, Colin the Dog. Meanwhile, at the exact […]Read on... →
A Sing-A-Long Message to Ubisoft from the PC Community
On September 29, 2011 By Ben Borthwick
Here’s my own personal response to the news of Assassins Creed Revelations being delayed on PC. To the tune of Erasure’s A Little Respect, which I’ve linked to at the bottom of this post if you feel like singing along.Read on... →
Eighty Nine – The Most Evil Number in the World
On May 20, 2011 By Ben Borthwick
It may look harmless. All very proud of itself with it’s rotundity – being only eleven away from that most glorious of numbers, the fabled 100 (which most scientists agree, does not actually exist) and at least eight six – possibly, analysts predict, maybe even as much eighty-eight numbers away from zero. But behind it’s […]Read on... →
Little Big Street Fighter
On February 6, 2011 By Ben Borthwick
The creativeness and ingenuity of people who do amazing things even with limited tools continues to amaze me. I had a chance to play on Little Big Planet 2 on a friend’s PS3 this weekend, and came across something rather fantastic I had to take a photo of: a fully playable homage to Street Fighter:
[…]Read on... →
Because The Voices Told Me To…
On February 18, 2008 By Ben Borthwick
Doesn’t it make you happy? Happy to know a indie developer has taken the time to produce a little game and that ‘little’ thing has exploded in both popularity and success thanks to Steam? Doesn’t it warm your gamer heart to know that games like this can play with the bigger names in gaming, and […]Read on... →
- Highway To Hull – Or Rather, Away From…
So yeah, basically I've done most of the packing now, and this is probably the last "proper" post I...
- Sex, Violence, Language, Games, Other…
It seems like violence in video games is a popular talking point for video games blogging at the...
- Merry Christmas
You know, as it's traditional and all that. Have a good one.
- Joost Loose About This Hoose…
So, Iâ€™ve been trying this new TV on Demand service called Joost. Iâ€™m still in the first hour of...
- Chapter One: Welcome to Riverside
They had made it. Only just, but they were alive. After battling thousands upon thousands of the...
Welcome to the blog of Ben Borthwick, News Editor of VideoGamer.com & a Games Writer based in the UK.
I've written for various places including VideoGamer.com, the Official Xbox Magazine & website, Official PlayStation Magazine, Edge, PC Gamer Magazine, GamesRadar and many others. You can find plenty of examples of my work on the What Have I Done page
This is my blog in which I commit to the internet a range of thoughts and ramblings on various subjects, although the majority of them are going to be gaming related ones. These views are inevitably and assuredly my own and not those of any employer or otherwise past or present.
You can find out more about me on the Who Am I page including details on how to hire me, if you like what you see here.