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John Marshall

John Marshall The Gentleman Gamer. Married and a Dad and an avid video game player, whisky drinker and tweed wearer. I used to play games all the time and played in MLG Tournaments and Clan matches for years playing Halo and Call of Duty, now due to family commitments I am too rubbish at games to compete, so I don’t.

The posts below were all written by The Gentleman Gamer

The Gentleman Gamer predicts the fall of Steam Boxes

March 12th, 2014 by The Gentleman Gamer Comments

Can a Steam Box be the answer to your gaming needs? Our man’s not convinced…

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Frustrating Teething problems with Xbox One

January 21st, 2014 by The Gentleman Gamer Comments

So now that the dust has settled, we look at the Xbox and getting it up and running… is it a painless process?

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BOOK REVIEW: FTN reviews Grimm: Aunt Marie’s Book of Lore

November 30th, 2013 by The Gentleman Gamer Comments

Grimm is one of those shows that is taking the nerdy community by storm… does this ‘in universe’ companion hold up?

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SoulCalibur II Online HD Review

November 25th, 2013 by The Gentleman Gamer Comments

  I used to love fighting games, nothing used to beat coming home from school (then later the pub with mates) and screaming with delight as one of us got to do that ‘killer’ final move or white washed my best mate. Then came online gaming and fighting games looked prettier but to be honest […]

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Review

November 12th, 2013 by The Gentleman Gamer Comments

The Gentleman Gamer lets you know if COD:Ghosts is worth buying, you may be surprised.

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FEATURE: Bad gamers – why it’s the parents’ fault

November 8th, 2013 by The Gentleman Gamer 1 Comment

so, when you’re online being called every foul name under the sun by a child playing a game for adults, who do you blame?

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Dark Souls – a game of ecstasy and agony…

November 5th, 2013 by The Gentleman Gamer Comments

Our Gentleman gamer goes through the pleasure and pain of playing Dark Souls…

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I Prefer Group Sessions

November 5th, 2013 by The Gentleman Gamer Comments

The Gentleman Gamer schools us on his Co-op gaming experiences

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Bye Bye GTA V

October 30th, 2013 by The Gentleman Gamer Comments

The Gentleman Gamer explains why he is trading in his copy of GTA V

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GAME REVIEW: FTN reviews GTA V Online

October 22nd, 2013 by The Gentleman Gamer 1 Comment

Does GTA V hold up now that the initial problems are ironed out?

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VIDEO GAME FEATURE: The first step to recovery

October 1st, 2013 by The Gentleman Gamer Comments

With the whole world going boogaloo over GTA V our John takes a step back and tells you why it’s just not that good…

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The Dungeon Masters: A glimpse into obssession

July 30th, 2013 by The Gentleman Gamer Comments

The 2008 documentary that holds a mirror up to the viewer and asks when is a hobby in danger of being an obsession?

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Angry gamer rant: Racism and homophobia is alive and well on Live.

July 5th, 2013 by The Gentleman Gamer 1 Comment

Angry gamer rant: Racism and homophobia is alive and well on Live. Is online gaming the last bastion for those who like to insult and offend fellow gamers? Do they feel safe offending people they don’t know? The Gentleman Gamer works thorough some issues and deals with bad experiences…

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FEATURE: Movies and Video games, a history of violence

June 28th, 2013 by The Gentleman Gamer Comments

Violence in movies and games is a thorny stick used by everyone from parents to politicians to prove points… but is there something to it?

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Microsoft backtrack after E3 disaster: Epic win, mega lolz etc…

June 20th, 2013 by The Gentleman Gamer Comments

Has Microsoft’s decision to change some of its disasterous E3 announcements marked a change in the battle of consumer vs big companies? The Gentleman Gamer takes a closer look…

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Is there any need for sequel mania?

April 16th, 2013 by The Gentleman Gamer Comments

The Gentleman Gamer calls for gaming developers and publishers to, well, up their game

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Dark Souls retrospective

March 31st, 2013 by The Gentleman Gamer Comments

Our new gaming writer John looks back at a game which could well scare you witless

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