Somewhat improbably, my culinary adventure through the realm of video games has been allowed to continue - turns out people quite like watching me blunder about in a tiny, rubbish kitchen. No accounting for taste, I suppose.
Some tremendous steps toward LGBTI equality have been taken of late - the gay marriage referendum in Ireland being one particularly inspiring example. There's still a ways to go, of course, but overall it's encouraging to see acceptance growing in the public consciousness.
Sex. Sexy sex. The place of it in games is something of a hot button issue in the industry right now, but more often than not when we do decide to discuss digital coupling, we keep returning to the very worst examples of it. Personally I'd love to see a bit more of the old rough n' tumble in games as a whole, but is it too much to ask that, if we're going to Do It, we at least do it right?
Hi Eurogamers, and welcome to your weekly video sampler from Outside Xbox, where this week we have been playing Dragon Age: Inquisition.
Holy holy, we're only a couple of weeks away from the release of an all-new BioWare game. The question is, will it be the BioWare of the brilliant Mass Effect 2, or will it be the slightly more dreary BioWare that brought us the underwhelming Dragon Age 2 and the squib of an ending that met the Mass Effect trilogy?
It's available in open beta today but what the snot is Dragon Age Keep really like?
Greetings, Eurogamers. What does humanity mean to you? To us it means holding the door open for people, laughing politely at bad jokes and not secretly being a robot sent back from the future to kill the leader of the resistance. It's fair to say we are nailing it.
Hi Eurogamers! Welcome to your weekly roundup from outsidexbox.com. Now that the year is well and truly under way, we've been pondering the games we're most looking forward to in 2014.