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We all live in a pokemon world for realsy

Its happened, it’s finally happened, you go out into the real world with scary people and you literally catch wild digital pokemon. And every other bugger is doing the same thing, it’s practically normal. Huzza. I’m not saying there’s going … Continue reading

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My first via ferrata Kandersteg Allmenalp

My first via ferrata, class 4 not recommended for beginners as you’ll see lol. But it was manageable, just don’t look down hehe If you get bored then skip ahead to 19:00 for the last 30 secs, other good moments … Continue reading

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Oculus Rift, it came, it went, I’m going to Switzerland

As you know I’ve been looking forward to a better rift for years. Three years ago this month I received the First Development Kit that went out to backers, and the immersion was amazing, but the screen door effect was … Continue reading

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NiGHTS into Dreams Statue

So NiGHTS is here, in all his pointy butt glory. This is the exclusive edition with the light up moon. It’s been a long time coming and First 4 Figures have delivered on an well made detailed statue of one … Continue reading

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Woah, the Vive is how much!

HTC Vive is coming in May for the princely sum of buh, that’s £689 to you and me plus £57.60 for shipping, holey moley. We all know the £499 price point of the Oculus Rift, which seemed insane compared to … Continue reading

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Consumer Oculus Rift confirmed 499 GBP

   son of a motherless goat. The Oculus Rift will cost a staggering £499 here in the UK with current shipping time of Q2 2016!! Fortunately four years ago I backed it on kickstarter and get this little beaut for … Continue reading

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Time didn’t fly as a kid

So I recently completed an Ebay bid for my favourite Zelda game as a birthday present from my mom, much like it was from my brother 24 years ago. Zelda II The Adventure of Link. Sure I had it as … Continue reading

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Sword Art Online II

As we count down the days for the Vita release of Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment, a second series of the anime has started. As of writing episode six is available on crunchy roll, they have an app and if … Continue reading

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Minecraft comes to Vita and others in August

Mojang have pretty much announced that XBOX One, PS4 and Vita version of their massively popular sandbox game is coming in August. Better yet the Vita version can swap saves with the p3, it’s also part of that buy on … Continue reading

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Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment heading to EU Vitas

So get this right, there’s an anime/manga/light novel that focuses on characters who play an online MMORPG with the use of an emmersive headset that intercepts any movement and puts it into the game rather than their physical bodies. Except … Continue reading

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