I’ve been a member of the Guardian Gamesblog for many years. They were the force who inspired me to get a 360. Thanks to them I met new friends who I have daily contact with, and not just on the blog.
For a blog about games, it’s actually more “around” games, to paraphrase One Life Left. They talk about sitcoms, colanders, whisky, zombie-killing weapons and routers, always goddamn routers.
Anyway, they hold an awards ceremony each year and my brother got talking to one of their number, Simeon, who writes and edits for D+Pad Magazine. My brother pitched some articles and I realised, as awesome as that was, I should have tried getting in on that.
I brought this fact up a few weeks ago and Simeon got in touch. He asked me to review something as my audition, and here it is:
Also, because it’s great and I’ve referenced it a few times, here’s a link to my brother’s fantastic article about mundanity.