That's right - your 8am, Monday morning post is me talking about how far this site has come in 5 years. For a bit of perspective, I finally started this as just a blog on November 10th, 2009. I titled my first post: Let's get this first post out of the way, shall we? Yup, that was a thing. The next two articles that week were a small news item and then our first ever review. What was that game?
Soulcalibur IV for the PlayStation 3. Yup, that picture is the first one to ever show up in this site.
This is back before I had any notion of consistent tagging, how I wanted to insert images and yes - including video footage I gathered (but now is broken within the article since the REALLY old videos have since been taken down by me). It used the old scory system I had been using for years on and off when writing things for other sites as one-offs.
A lot has changed since then. The review format has changed in scrapping that system for a more flexible one that focuses on the overall experience. We have over 1,000 posts now. There is a 'we' - not just me blogging a time or two a week but regular articles sometimes as frequently as four times a day by a great group of people who also share my enthusiasm for gaming.
It has been an awesome five years and we are looking forward to even more going forward with all of you. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing our love of video games!
Article by Nick