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Al Keenan

I'm Al The Bald Gamer Dude, as you can tell by the name, I'm bald, I play games and I'm a dude. I also do Tattoos, comics, Movies and TV... You can usually find me quoting obscure film references and geeking out when someone understands them. If you have an Xbox360 and fancy a game add my Gamertag below: GT: baldgamerdude Follow me on twitter @baldgamerdude YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/baldgamerdude?feature=mhee

The posts below were all written by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude

Gaming News October 13th – Rockstar Apologise, Dice and Astro together and more….

October 15th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

  SAl The Bald Gamer Dude delves into this weeks video game news which includes: Call of Duty: Ghosts having dedicated servers, Rockstar giving anyone who tires GTA Online in October $500,000 to say sorry for problems, Astro and Dice team up for Battlefield 4 Astro A50’s, Russia to develop video games, Dead Rising 3 […]

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30 Saddest Moments in TV 30-21

October 10th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

 There is something to be said about television, it can bring out all sorts of emotions. Considering that the average TV show runs around 5 seasons and 15 episodes a season that is around 75 hours or so of time to spend getting to know the characters. This can lead to heartbreaking consequences especially when […]

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PlayStation 4 Release Date Announced 29th Novemeber Europe

August 20th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

    At their conference at Gamescom today Sony announced the release date for the PS4 which will be November 29th for Europe and Novemeber 15th in the USA. This doesn’t come as a surprise as both consoles will be wanting to come out in the ole US of A before Black Friday the biggest […]

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Saints Row IV Review

August 14th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

SAINTS ROW REVIEW: The purple wearing gang are back, this time trying to save the world. Is this the open world toybox we want to love or a bin full of unusable rubbish? Al the Bald Gamer Dude lets us know as he plays his way through this highly anticipated release…

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Narco Terror Review

August 8th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

    Did you spend all summer in an arcade feeding the machine all your pennies? If so Narco Terror could be the game for you. Coming from Deep Silver the company behind the new Saints Row and Dead Island comes a top down retro arcade shooter that like Ronseal does exactly what it says […]

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LISTEN: Following the Gamer Podcast Episode 1

August 7th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

LISTEN: FOLLOWING THE GAMER PODCAST EPISODE 1: Well we promised it for long enough and you guys definitely had it coming. From Alan and Stuart comes the gaming podcast that will not quit, ever! Until you know all the lastest news from the world of gaming… tune in and get ready for gaming madness

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Review

August 7th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

      It’s such a rare treat to play an indie game with a beautiful story and setting. One that makes you smile and sometimes curse the skies, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons does exactly this. The game is strange to say the least, you control two brothers each using one analogue stick […]

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Gone Home Release Date Announced

August 3rd, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

  The amazing looking exploration PC game Gone Home by The Fullbright Company (people who worked on the original Bioshock) is being released August 15th for $19.99 so we can assume around £10. The story is you come home after a year abroad to find your family missing so you investigate around the house trying […]

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Emotion in Video Games?

August 2nd, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude 2 Comments

      I would never in a million years guess that something as simple as a video game could reach me emotionally. It all started so simple, a little pixel with a boiler suit searching for a princess who was always in another castle, a blue hedgehog who ran from level to level fighting […]

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First Bioshock Infinite Story DLC Trailer Released

July 30th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

  Irrational Games have released a trailer for the upcoming story DLC for Bioshock Infinite titled “Burial at Sea”. This is episode 1 of 4 episodes of DLC to be released for this game. It looks to take ques from pulp noir fiction from the 1920’s and it is based in the underwater city Rapture […]

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Back From The Dead Mr Gat?

July 19th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

  The newest trailer for Saints Row IV show that everyone’s favourite Saint is back from the dead. Yes that’s right, after losing his life in Saints Row 3 Johnny Gat is back and badder than ever. The trailer shows us Johnny doing what he does best, killing things and blowing stuff up. It seems […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Look Forward to Saints Row IV

July 13th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

    Here at FTN we are looking forward to the next instalment of the Saints Row franchise, a game that started as a basic GTA clone then evolved into something very fun indeed. Al the Bald Gamer Dude lists the top 10 reasons he wants to play the game. 10. Saints Row 3 was […]

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The Walking Dead 400 Days DLC Review

July 4th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

    It was revealed at E3 and it’s already here, The Walking Dead 400 Days DLC. An add on to the original game and one that shouldn’t be scoffed at. Even if you bought the Season 1 Season pass you will still have to pay for the privilege of playing this DLC and let […]

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Newest trailer for Saints Row IV Parodies Independance Day

July 4th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

Check out the newest trailer for the ridiculous Saints Row IV, a game so mental that we here at Following the Nerd are desperate to play it. That voice you hear? Yes you’re right its Keith David… awesome. Let us know your thoughts below, @NerdFollowing on Twitter or on Facebook

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Don Mattrick Leaves Microsoft?

July 2nd, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

  Over there at Microsoft headquarters it must be a 24 hour party. With all the firing and leaving that has gone on in the last few months. You know how it goes, so and so is leaving the workplace so let’s do a quick whip round, get them a present and arrange a party […]

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LISTEN: the Menage-a-Geek Podcast is back!

June 26th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

THE MAENAGE-A-GEEK PODCAST: Yes, after Being away due to all sorts of unfortunate events, the Geeks are back! This month they catchup on the latest games and movie news including E3, Man Of Steel, Fast and Furious 6 plus what they are playing right now. It’s fun. And slightly adult…

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LISTEN: GAME ON! THE FTN GAMING PODCAST: E3 Special

June 24th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

Al and Stuart kick back and delve into E3 2013 and what it means for gamers.

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FTN Reviews: The Last of Us

June 23rd, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

The world is over and the last few struggle to survive… can there be any hope of salvation? Welcome to The Last Of Us.

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Has PS4 launch date been accidently revealed?

June 22nd, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

A few European magazines and online retailers are claiming the console will be on sale a full two weeks before the Xbox One

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FTN reviews: Metro Last Light

June 10th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

The Bald Gamer Dude finds he is pleasantly surprised with the return of Artyom

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