Six months. That is the amount of time I have gone without playing a video game and for someone who grew up with Crash Bandicoot, Tomb Raider, Gran Turismo and Tekken, it is something of an achievement for me. Even though video games have taken up a chunk of my life, but I knew at … Continue reading Six months of quitting gaming, so what?
Out of all things I had considered to do a data visualisation on, it had never crossed my mind to do a long-form viz on one of the games I used to play as a teenager, Tomb Raider. Until now. I recently did a Tomb Raider viz on PlayStation sales data using basic bar charts … Continue reading Visualising the History of Tomb Raider
Storytelling with Data's Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic has posted another challenge in her #SWDchallenge series, challenging the data visualisation community to come up with a basic bar chart as the latest monthly challenge. I love bar charts, they are my favourite kind of chart to use for visualising data alongside line graphs and slope charts. With simple datasets, … Continue reading #SWDchallenge – Basic bar charts – Tomb Raider PlayStation sales since 1996
With the recent release of the "N-Sane Trilogy" on PlayStation 4, flooding back memories for video gamers, Crash Bandicoot has always been one of my favourite video game series ever since I first played Cortex Strikes Back as a three-year-old child. As I had some data that I had wrangled from the VGChartz website at the … Continue reading Wumpa, Wumpa, Wumpa! Highlighting PlayStation sales for Crash Bandicoot
It's fair to say when you make a massive change by abandoning all the PlayStation consoles you've amassed as a child and teenager to getting on the tennis court and hitting tennis balls at all sorts of angles, it all starts to make sense how these changes have changed my philosophy of life. I'm currently … Continue reading Back on the tennis court, kind of…..
It's fair to say that when you're writing 5-6 or even 10 articles a week, you have to find the motivation to do it day in, day out. However, in the last six months, I have found myself unattached to video games. The one hobby that pretty much defined my childhood has all but died … Continue reading The gamer in me is dead, but new beginnings take shape