video games

Computer games as inspirtion for books / movies?

the trip to the movies revealed a small thought about the usage of computer games to books and films. Boxtrolls movie, is based on a story “Here be Monsters” by Alan Snow published in 2005. The first adventure of Snake was being published in the Metal Gear Solid series of games published in 1998. The […]

iOS app Fiete – a game for toddlers

With my daughter getting ready to go to school after the summer. 4 or 5 years of attempting to find good, fun, interesting apps for toddlers is coming to an end. Hence it is time for a short series of app reviews featuring some of our favourite apps for this age group 3-5 year olds. […]

Computer games research hits the headlines.

Aggression from video games ‘linked to incompetence’ – BBC News Video Gamers’ Aggression Born From Frustration, Not Violence: Study – NBCnews (and others) So the interwebs news reports on some research from Oxford and Rochester universities. This is good news as this type of research needs to be considered widely. Aggressive reactions to computer games […]

Scott, in brief blog – Birthdays, contentment and motivations.

Strange time birthdays, it gives space for some perspective and time to consider the failures and successes of the past year. But I don’t think I am in that considering mode. With my uni work and the running thing, its tying up with organising and pushing on, not taking an overview and pausing to reflect […]