Tag Archives: PC Gaming Nonsense

R.U.S.E

Ruse is marketed as a new breed of WWII RTS. One that lets you carefully mull over your orders on a huge tactical board before deploying devious strategies to trick and confuse your opponents. This, unfortunately, is a ruse in itself (sigh – ed). Throughout the Campaign and few skirmishes I’ve played, Ruse has yet to surprise, or indeed impress with anything new. In fact, it feels rather familiar. The campaign, to start, is a normal RTS campaign. You play as Joe – a complete dickhead of a commander coming through the ranks who seems to go out of his…

Peasgood is right

Yep, that’s right. She is 100% correct. You no doubt have seen the footage – Tim Ingham, editor of CVG.co.uk, was invited onto the Alan Titchmarsh show to discuss video games and, well…the clip speaks for its self: Resident sexpert Julie Peasgood (previously of Martian Gothic fame, so she is actually an expert on games too) chimed in with her own take about half-way through: “Video games are addictive; they promote hatred, racism, [and] sexism” much to the stunned surprise of Ingham. And rightly so he was stunned, for she had collapsed any argument he might have. I’ll use the…