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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

Watch first five minutes of A New Hope done Minecraft style

May 9th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

A new take on Star Wars: Episode IV

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GAME REVIEW: FTN reviews Injustice: Gods Among Us

May 5th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

The Bald Gamer Dude asks: Is it Superman or Supersham?

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Announced

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

It’s that time of the year again when Activision push out their latest COD

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What to expect from the Microsoft Xbox announcement

May 1st, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude 1 Comment

The Bald Gamer Dude looks at the possibilities for Microsoft’s next gen gaming machine

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Bioshock Infinite Review: Is it up in the clouds or a soggy affair?

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

    It’s hard to write a Bioshock Infinite review without spoiling anything. It would be a real shame for some of the wonderful experiences in this game to be ruined by a reviewer and I promise I will try my hardest not to succumb to this. Bioshock Infinite is not unlike its predecessors, it […]

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VIDEO GAME REVIEW: FTN reviews Tomb Raider

March 16th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

Did our our man Al enjoy the latest Lara Croft adventure?

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Gaming Reboots

March 3rd, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude 2 Comments

    The impending release of Tomb Raider has got me thinking about reboots in general, as this will be Lara’s second franchise reboot (Tomb Raider Legend was designed to reboot the franchise) I wonder if this one will stick. Hollywood seems to love a reboot, it seems films have just ended then suddenly there […]

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Arcadecraft Review and Interview with Developer

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

I love action games, I really do. When it comes to putting a disc in and kicking back the stresses of the day about 80% of the time it will be an action game. I suppose it’s why I could never get into Minecraft much, I’d rather be shooting people and ducking for cover than […]

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FTN Review Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance… Hack and Slash or just plain Hack?

February 21st, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

  Have you ever wanted to move to Hawaii and become a benihana chef? You know the kind who throw fish up in the air, swish a knife around and then suddenly a fillet lands on a table…? Have I lost you? Well if you have ever had this dream, or ever played Fruit Ninja […]

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Bioshock Infinite Season Pass Announced

February 21st, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

    Bioshock Infinite will have a season pass which means… DLC and a good bit of it. If this game is half as good as it looks the season pass will be well worth it for that extra playability. See the press release below.   Irrational Games Announces BioShock® Infinite Season Pass   Get […]

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Sony put their cards on the table with PS4

February 21st, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

The new console will have a new Dualshock controller among other things, which no one is privy to know yet

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Bioshock Infinite: Lamb of Columbia Trailer

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

  The more and more I see of Bioshock Infinite the more excited I get. It is literally only a few weeks away from launch and I have a feeling it will stick as one of my top games of the year. I really can’t wait to play/review this one.   Let us know your […]

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FTN’s Video Game News #10

February 17th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

  This week was a let-down in the form of Aliens: Colonial Marines then to tell me The Last of Us is delayed. They are lucky I don’t suffer from depression.     Take Two Confirm WWE Licence Purchase: A few weeks ago during the THQ mega fire sale it was rumoured that Take Two […]

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Aliens Colonial Marines Review: Game Over Man, Game Over

February 17th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude 1 Comment

    We all remember the awesome film it was a film people were happy to call a sequel, it added to the original Alien gave it a bit more oomph. Ridley Scott may have been all claustrophobic and dark where as Mr Cameron was all guns and violence not exactly two peas in a […]

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FTN’s Video Game News #9

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

  Sony’s big announcement will be livestreamed (assuming the internet can cope), Ubisoft tell us that there won’t be another 4 year gap between Far Cry games and the Scott Pilgrim DLC I shouted about last week is axed again. Busy wee week in the gaming world, a serious week with a lot of speculation […]

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FTN’s Video Game News #8

February 3rd, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude 1 Comment

  This week I am trying something different for the news format. My greatest fear is that the news becomes boring and news should never be boring. Yes all the facts should be there and you should be more informed at the end of it, at no point should you be wanting to look away […]

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Scott Pilgrim Multiplayer And Wallace Pack Hopefully Coming 6th Feburary

January 29th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

    I loved Scott Pilgrim, both in comic and movie world. When the game appeared on the Xbox Live Marketplace I paid good money to get my grubby mitts on it. It is essentially an old school beat em up game with some fantastic music and much loved moments from the comics. So when […]

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New Black Ops 2 Patch Details

January 28th, 2013 by Al Keenan the Bald Gamer Dude Comments

    With the imminent release of the DLC ‘Revolution’ Treyarch have released the latest patch for Black Ops 2. It is a laundry list of fixes to bugs and more gun balancing issues. No longer will you be the boss of the battlefield with a select fire FAL and killing from a distance with […]

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FTN’s Video Game News #7

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

  This week PlayStation 4 specs appear, classics get the HD treatment and some unsurprising news about the most played games on Xbox Live   The Legend of Zelda: Wind Walker HD coming to Wii U:   The classic GameCube game is coming to Wii U. It’s exciting to see another Zelda remake. These screenshots […]

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Global Game Jam Hits Belfast

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

  Creating a new video game usually would take months, even years. It is a complex task and as such is expected to take as many hours.     Well Global Game Jam is trying to smash those times into oblivion. The event which is international plays host to many different game designers, graphic designers, […]

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