It’s been more than three years now since Halo 5: Guardians released, something I have just celebrated with my own creative response to the game – The Five Untold Stories of Halo 5. We’ve had a difficult relationship, Halo 5 and I, where its story is concerned, as many of us do… I found myself looking back […]Read More Truth and Reconciliation – My Journey with Halo 5
In the summer of 2016, I received an offer to fly out to Seattle and visit 343 Industries. “Yes!” I said, because of course you would. “That would be absolutely fantastic, let me check the calendar and we’ll sort something out!” As it turned out, my calendar was free… two-and-a-half years later. Better late than never, […]Read More I Visited 343 and Bungie!
Five years, five long years… That’s how long I’ve been writing this blog In that time, I have written 120 articles, totalling 526,216 words, and over the summer I surpassed over half-a-million readers. I’m not normally one to pay much mind to those sorts of statistics, but for this site’s fifth birthday I thought it […]Read More I Interviewed Jeff Easterling – Halo/343’s GrimBrother One
Yesterday was something of a fever dream to me. In fact, I’m convinced that I’ll wake up at some point and discover that the following events were entirely fictional – merely a product of my desires as both a writer and a Doctor Who fan… Yesterday, I was in London, standing in a very long queue […]Read More Meeting Your Heroes – The Day of the Doctor (Who Book Signing)
Sixteen years… It occurs to me that Halo has been in my life longer than it hasn’t. I was seven when Halo 1 released and I’m twenty-three now. This series has been alongside me throughout the most formative years of my life. As I’m sure is the case for many of you, I simply cannot imagine what […]Read More Celebrating 16 Years of Halo With 16 Obscure Lore Facts
A year is the period of the Earth moving in its orbit around the Sun. It’s a division of time equal to about 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes, and 46 seconds – representing the interval between one vernal equinox and the next. That’s the length of time you’ve been stuck with me… In the course of […]Read More 1 Year, Marching On…
If you haven’t watched it yet then bloody well stop reading this gobbledygook and watch it! I’m just barely recovering from the goosebumps and the hyperventilating, and I don’t always break out into a full-on fanboy fit. But this is a notable exception.Read More Doctor Who: The Night of the Doctor – Minisode Review