Northern Ireland Gaming

May 2009

game reviews and News20 May 2009 03:20 pm

Excuse the pun and the even worse intentions. I should really be revising for my maths exam but I can’t be bothered really, I have lost my practise papers and would love to spend the whole day gaming to wash my worries away.  Instead I chose to be productive.

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Uncategorized12 May 2009 12:20 pm

Yes, yes,  I know that we’ve been having many, many hiatuses (?) as of late, but the odds of a podcast coming out in the next…month? Is unlikely.

Oh, believe us when we say that we’d love to record more, but, as the old saying goes, “Politics AS > NIGaming. You idiot”.
Also, Tristan/Daniel, There’s way too much spam being left on both the forums and in comments on the main site.

Get it fixed!

News08 May 2009 04:42 pm

In case you haven’t heard, remakes of Pokémon Gold and Silver were announced earlier today, under the names HeartGold and SoulSilver.

As you probably know, there have been rumours of remakes floating around for ages, and speculation reached a new peak when the Pokémon Sunday TV show said a major announcement would be made this weekend. Nintendo seems to have jumped the gun to surprise us.

Gold/Silver was arguably the biggest step forward for the series, with the introduction of fruit trees, breeding, an in-game clock, weekly events and the ability to return to the setting of the original game after you’d finished with Johto, giving the game huge longevity. Plus, it was the first full-colour game, and introduced a whole two new types, helping to balance the vastly overpowered psychic type from the original.

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