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Games That Rocked…James Hamilton’s World – #20: The Walking Dead: The Game

In iOS, Mac, PC, PS Vita, PS3, PSN, Xbox 360 on January 5, 2013 at 2:19 pm

Today’s article is by James Hamilton:


Title: The Walking Dead: The Game

Format: PS3, PSN, Xbox 360, PC, iOS, Mac, PS Vita,

Released: 24th April, 2012 (Episode 1)

I’ve never cried at a videogame because I’m the toughest guy I know. But if I was ever going to, I’d have cried at various points during The Walking Dead: The Game, which I played through for the first time this week. I didn’t. But I could have.

Games That Rocked My World – #14: Journey

In PS3, PSN on October 9, 2012 at 10:20 am

Title: Journey

Format: PS3, PSN

Released: 13th March, 2012


I am a crier. I tell you this in the interests of honesty. Films are my prime trigger (Have you seen “The Princess & The Frog”?? Apology accepted). But videogames? Rarely. They conjure up a wide array of feelings: wonder, excitement, anger, confusion. But emotions? I played through episode three of The Walking Dead: The Game recently, and was staggered to find myself in tears at a particularly gut-wrenching decision I was forced to make. This was interesting and new, at least within the realms of my gaming experience. And I was excited. Read the rest of this entry »

Games That Rocked My World – #10: Final Fantasy VII

In PC, PlayStation, PSN on November 21, 2011 at 2:06 pm

Title: Final Fantasy VII

Format: PlayStation, PC, PSN

Release Date: 17th November, 1997


In my System Shock 2 article, I mentioned a list: The Ones That Got Away. Games I started playing but, for one reason or another, never finished. Their plots and characters remain in my head still; spectral figures tugging at my brain strings for resolution, desperately begging to be taken out of the box, and levelled up just one more time. I’ll get around to them all someday. But bang at the top of the list, stands Final Fantasy VII. Read the rest of this entry »

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