Tagged: gain ground

Sega Ages Gain Ground (Switch) – the game I bought a Switch for

That title is a joke. Kind of. A half-joke. Honestly I have been anticipating this game since it was first announced many moons ago! Gain Ground on the Megadrive/Genesis is one of my favourite games. I have alluded to this game several times over the years, and I’m here to reiterate that it rocks, especially in co-op. It’s a slow, deliberate and strategic action game. An old and obscure Sega arcade release originally, it finally makes a long-awaited return… I can hardly wait and I want you to be just as excited. (Ha, fat chance.) But I’ll try my best here anyway – bring the hype! Continue reading

13 Videogames for Couples, plus how to drag your gamer partner out of the closet

This is a guest post, by my partner, about gaming as a couple. It’s a response to this here article about another gaming couple

I was convinced he was either a porn addict or a cheat. However, his was not your average tale of debauchery and deceit. The magazines in the closet, the suspicious gaps in the internet history, the long, blank spaces of time when he wouldn’t answer his phone and, curiously, the podcasts he would never let me listen to (but that he would listen to religiously whilst he did the dishes every night – this is back in the day when he cared to do the dishes).

It took a while before I realised what was going on: Mr. Very Very Gaming was in the Very Very Closet about his Very Very Habit. Continue reading