Now, I’m not a great games player. Hell, sitting in my front room is an Xbox 360 elite, Playstation 2 and Wii that are begging to differ – but I’m not a *real* games player. I don’t spend hours thrashing my way through cyborgs and aliens with friends and enemies in equal measure. I don’t spend acres of time in games shops, discussing the latest titles. And I don’t know what the hell MMORPG means.
But all of a sudden I almost want to, thanks to a little known but immensely brilliant games review series called Zero Punctuation, made by Ben “Yahtzee” Croshaw. Every Wednesday (UK time), he wheels out another games review that transcends the humour levels most humans can attain. Sure, the language isn’t something you could take your mother along to, but he does swearing *so well*. Quick-fire repartee and lightning wit ooze for every sentence, and it’s astonishing that he can do it week in, week out. And, by gum, he’s English. Ish.
Here’s one of my favourites: