I knew at an early age that I wanted to make a career out of writing about games, and now I have. You'll find most of my stuff right here on HonestGamers, of course, but don't be surprised if my name pops up elsewhere. Living out my dream keeps me very busy, and I wouldn't have it any other way!
So, what with it being 2010 and all, I'm anxious to get some reviews cranked out in the near future. Plus, I have a pile of games that I need to review. What does that mean? It means that youshould probably expect a review from me very soon, most probably today. The game that will receive my first review? Well, that's nothing special, not really. I plan to review Rabbids Go Home for Nintendo DS. I had asked Ubisoft for the Wii version and they sent the DS one instead, which looks to be a much different game. It's not a bad game, though, and I'm most of the way through it now. So like I said... soon, a review!
Tonight, at 5:52 (PST), I decided to return to Half-Minute Hero with the intent of playing through more of it and eventually drafting a review. Alas, it was not to be. I flipped the switch to turn on the system, but nothing happened. The battery has simply given up the ghost. It will not accept a charge, and in fact the system has been plugged in for a few days now. The system is toast.
This is actually the second PSP that I had owned, following a first one that was briefly owned and sold at launch. I bought this one a year later or so, when more games were actually available for the system, and it has been a fun run.
How did you ring in the new year? Me, I spent it as well as I have at any point in the past. This year, that meant listening to The Beatles while working on the HonestGamers database. It's rather fun, in a nerdy sort of way, and it's the sort of thing that I hope to be doing a lot of throughout the coming year.
What are your resolutions? Mine mostly relate to the site. In my personal life, I hope to have more time to do the things I want and I hope to continue making strides toward paying off my debts. Those two rather conflict, I'll admit, so we'll see which one has come out on top this time next year.
Well, comics have made it to the PSP. Frankly, I'm pretty excited. There aren't really any operating comic book shops anywhere around here. I am interested in comics, certainly, but the only ones available here are stacks of the $1.00 ones that no one wants that are sold at stores that otherwise don't even deal in anything remotely interesting (or related).
For the last few years, it seems like I've written more than 60 reviews. 2009 is the first year in a long while where I've almost fallen short. However, I've now written a review for the game for which I just wrote a guide. You can view that review right here:
Well, I just finished up the text for my latest freelance guide that I've written. It's for LEGO Indiana Jones 2 and can be viewed here:
Now that I've finished up with that, I don't have any other waiting freelance assignments. I probably won't seek out any more for a few weeks, either, unless something great comes along. I have too many games to review, too much recovering to do (from both guides and the retail holiday I've just worked through) and too much that I'd like to do on this site.
Though he takes awhile to get around to it, NGai Croal raises an interesting point at next-gen.biz as he writes about vulnerability in games:
If you haven't already, I encourage you to read that article. Feel free to respond to it here, on this blog post. I'd like to hear what some of you think!