About Author: Spann

Posts by Spann

  • For all its posturing about how video games are art and a grown up entertainment medium, video games media doesn't half act like a big bunch of children when faced with something difficult.

    If You Want to be an Adult, Stop Acting Like a Child

    For all its posturing about how video games are art and a grown up entertainment medium, video games media doesn't half act like a big bunch of children when faced with something difficult.

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  • Ni No Kuni boasts charming visuals, a memorable cast and a bombastic soundtrack - but for Spann, it also means something more.

    Ni No Kuni: A Personal Reflection

    Ni No Kuni boasts charming visuals, a memorable cast and a bombastic soundtrack - but for Spann, it also means something more.

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  • Spann returns to the AR fold after a span away (ha ha). He's here to tell you something surprising about the latest Devil May Cry game.

    DmC: Devil May Al-Cry-aeda

    Spann returns to the AR fold after a span away (ha ha). He's here to tell you something surprising about the latest Devil May Cry game.

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  • Blind, choking on dust, clutching precious bullets, waving bottles of wine around like a loon: it's Spann with his take on Ubisoft's I Am Alive.

    I Am Alive: Review

    Blind, choking on dust, clutching precious bullets, waving bottles of wine around like a loon: it's Spann with his take on Ubisoft's I Am Alive.

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  • Kekath Thatthilrikkir Amud Uthir invites itself to the fists and madness party: smells like Dwarf Fortress.

    Beards, Fear & Incompetence: A Dwarf Fortress Diary (Part 4)

    Kekath Thatthilrikkir Amud Uthir invites itself to the fists and madness party: smells like Dwarf Fortress.

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  • Winter is the cruellest season, especially when playing Dwarf Fortress.

    Beards, Fear & Incompetence: A Dwarf Fortress Diary (Part 3)

    Winter is the cruellest season, especially when playing Dwarf Fortress.

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  • Drunk children, sober madmen and an inept, elite military force: smells like Dwarf Fortress.

    Beards, Fear & Incompetence: A Dwarf Fortress Diary (Part 2)

    Drunk children, sober madmen and an inept, elite military force: smells like Dwarf Fortress.

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  • Spann has been drinking too much mushroom beer. The unfortunate result: Dwarf Fortress.

    Beards, Fear & Incompetence: A Dwarf Fortress Diary (Part 1)

    Spann has been drinking too much mushroom beer. The unfortunate result: Dwarf Fortress.

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  • Na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-it's Spann! Who is writing about Monolith's class-based arena shooter set in a Batman universe halfway between Adam West camp and brooding Dark Knight.

    Gotham City Impostors: Review

    Na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-it's Spann! Who is writing about Monolith's class-based arena shooter set in a Batman universe halfway between Adam West camp and brooding Dark Knight.

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  • Spann and Juho don capes and tights in preparation for their battle over the heart of <i>Arkham City</i>.

    Incoherence versus the Bat: two takes on Arkham City

    Spann and Juho don capes and tights in preparation for their battle over the heart of Arkham City.

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