Tag Archives: Reinforcements

Splinter Cell: Conviction

I only recently got around to playing Conviction, which is why I’m writing about it something like 6 months after it’s been released, so consider this an early retrospective or something. It took me until the last sections of Conviction to figure out what it was – until then I was getting frustrated and angry at the whole thing, then it clicked. It was the realisation that this isn’t Splinter Cell and that trying to play it as Splinter Cell isn’t right. From then on, it was great. I’m a huge fan of the Splinter Cell franchise, Chaos Theory firmly…

Neptunes Pride – The GD War – Part 3

In which Craig Lager (WasteManager), Ed Fenning (Max Ironcock), Thom Senior (Ludo), Tom Hatfield (Dante), Jay Kim (Mana), Craig Lam (Poseidon) and Michael Yang (Miker) fight it out for the galaxy in free-to-play 4x space game, Neptunes Pride. Day 15 Max Ironcock: My scrounged defences were enough, beating back Miker’s crazy lunge that nearly choked me. I’m just lucky he didn’t send them all in one big wedge towards Mothallah. Me and Dante are now left in a tricky spot, waking up from our sleep to find we’d conquered 2 worlds each in a little 4 world cluster, with Miker…