Archive for the ‘Acquisition’ Category

For those of you who’ve been keeping up with recent events in the games industry, you may have read about the financial issues Game (and subbrand Gamestation) is having. They already can’t reach an agreement with Electronic Arts to stock Mass Effect 3, with other titles probably (soon) similarly affected – this was the first […]

A Very Christopher Acquisition

Posted: 26th August 2011 by Mulholland in Acquisition

That’s right dear readers – I somehow managed to convince another mate of mine to lend me a selection of games to aid the completion of this 1001 blog. A lot of them are in the CD case so was unable to get a photo of all of them for fear of damaging the discs. […]

A Series Of Open Letters To Those Who Made This Possible

Posted: 14th August 2011 by Mulholland in Acquisition

For the last 2-3 years I have been eyeing up a Playstation 3 and I have been finally able to get my hands on one as well as some damned awesome games. However instead of boasting I want to thank those who have made this possible. Dear Gamestation, Thank you so much for your competitive […]

Those who know me, probably know that for the most part, I’m a PC gamer. Sure, I have my handheld games, and been doing more console gaming, but PC gaming is where I’ve started, PC games are the ones I own most of, and the PC is where I prefer to play. There are a […]

Eine Kleine Musical Acquisition

Posted: 14th May 2011 by Mulholland in Acquisition

For anyone who got the book and marvelled at the sheer number of Guitar Hero and Rock Band games that made it onto the list (seriously… way too many) they will know that if we were to have any chance of playing them we would need to invest in some instruments. This is when Amazon’s […]

Another Kat-Based Acquisition!

Posted: 6th May 2011 by Mulholland in Acquisition

I am so lucky to have a friend like Kat who is not just an avid Nintendo-based gamer but ALSO is happy to lend out sections of her gaming collection to help us along our way into completing the 1001 list. Since she studies law there is a brief window where we are able to […]

A Bit Of A Post-Job Rejection Splurge

Posted: 28th March 2011 by Mulholland in Acquisition

As the title suggests… I got rejected from a fantastic sounding job where I would be paid to interview musicians for a government musicology-based project. After a bit of howling and lamenting it was time for a little bit of retail therapy (aided by Jeroen). Overall we spent 40 quid on 17 second-hand games from […]

Welcome Home!

Posted: 26th March 2011 by Mulholland in Acquisition

Just a quick update from us at Pong And Beyond… the 360 is has returned and is working normally once more. I for one am so glad she is back and I look forward to playing my increasing number of games on you.

Epic Xbox 360 Re-Acquisition

Posted: 9th March 2011 by Mulholland in Acquisition

That’s right people. There is a new 360 on the block! As I previously wrote in this blog my old Xbox 360 decided to show me the Red Ring of Death during a game of Lego Star Wars and many tears were shed over it’s untimely demise. Since it took me a long while to […]

Epic Acquisition of the Televisual Variety

Posted: 25th January 2011 by Mulholland in Acquisition

Isn’t it beautiful! As you are likely to notice a change in the quality (or lack thereof) of our screenshots I thought it would be best to announce our brand new television. This was not an extreme impulse buy (maybe a little bit) since my previous television was at least 10 years old and it […]