Monthly Archives: October 2008

Australia knock off Qatar again

Nicely done, Aussies! I expected a decent win, but they really blew the Qataris away last night, 4-0 was probably a little flattering to the away side with the amazing amount of possession the Socceroos had. It was also one … Continue reading

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My cup runneth over

A couple games I’ve been eagerly anticipating, along with another two that I’ve been putting off purchasing for various reasons. Now they’re all sitting there in shrink-wrap, just waiting to be played. Rather poor timing really, given that this years … Continue reading

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Congrats to Adelaide

Nice work by Adelaide United last night, knocking off Uzbekistan’s Kuruvchi FC in front of a sellout crowd of 16,998. The match finished 3-0, with all three goals coming in the second half – despite Adelaide struggling at various points … Continue reading

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Sydney make winning start to NYL

It was good to see Sydney kick off the new National Youth league with a win on Saturday afternoon. Even more pleasing was the crowds response to the match — goals were celebrated with a roar, fans groaned as one … Continue reading

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Australia squad trimmed for Qatar WCQ

Quite the diverse squad, I’d hate to be the poor bugger organizing flights for everyone. The squad will be further cut to 18 for the match — it will certainly be interesting to see the final mix Verbeek puts together; … Continue reading

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Flashback Feature / Final Fantasy IX

Originally released in the year 2000, Final Fantasy IX was the last hurrah for the series on the original PlayStation and represented something of a look back by the developers. Eschewing the more modern worlds of VII and VIII, IX … Continue reading

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Flashback Feature / Lunar 2 Eternal Blue

From the Mega-CD to the Saturn and finally to the PlayStation, GameArts’ classic RPG is a multi-platform RPG that shouldn’t be missed.

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Aaron Rodgers – Mini-Favre?

It was quite a spin to watch Aaron Rodgers thrown into tight coverage for a TD reception by Greg Jennings in the tight loss to Atlanta on the weekend — not just for the Favre-like play but for the reaction … Continue reading

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When will the crowds return?

After a season featuring crowds that can best be described as "small but vocal", I’m starting to wonder if the question isn’t so much When will but simply Will the crowds return? It’s been a strong start to the season … Continue reading

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Nintendo Conference 2008 – Upcoming Wii Titles

Some nice looking titles for the Wii have been announced at Nintendo Conference. Most are only confirmed for Japan at the moment, but here’s hoping. Nice to see Klonoa make a comeback and I’m particularly excited about Another Code (Trace … Continue reading

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