Category: Work

E for All 2007

My employer is dispatching me to the E for All Expo in Los Angeles from 20th – 21st October. If you’re at the con, feel free to stop by the booth. I will be arriving on 19th October in time to attend the Video Games Live concert, though I won’t actually be working on the 19th. I’m not sure if…

We Interrupt This Blog For Awesomeness

I’m going to be busy for a while, so this blog won’t be as active. That’s not precisely where the awesome comes in though. The awesome bit is that I have recently been hired to do something exciting and new and game-related. A couple of weeks ago, I resigned from my somewhat dull job at one of the largest lobbying…

Such a Good Customer

I went to GameStop last night. Objective: move my reservation for Killer 7 to some other game. Reason: I want to read some reviews for Killer 7 before purchasing it. The game looks cool and all, but I’ve been reading previews of its control system which are slightly unfavourable. I am still interested in it, though not enough to buy…

Geeky Gamer Kids

When I worked at the game store, I once had had a nice conversation with a boy about Metroid games. He was cute in a way that only a pre-pubescent, blonde-haired, nerdy game geek kid taking Tae Kwon Do lessons (there’s a TKD school down the hall from the store) can be cute. He was rather sweet, actually. We talked…

Have You Got It Yet?

At my particular GameStop, we had some regular customers from the cinema down the hall, including a former employee. When they take their breaks, then come down to the store and chat with us. All of them are fairly cool and very pleasant to talk to. They certainly know their games, that’s for sure. They would tell me that sometimes…