Category : Video Games

Vampires take over in The Order: 1886

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The Order: 1886 has by far been my most anticipated game since its announcement at E3 in 2013. With every date we’ve been given being constantly pushed back, I was beginning to doubt the game would ever actually be released. However, it’s finally here, and having been in the making … Read More

The Next Generation- When will the developers step up their game?

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It’s been over a year since the release of the 8th generation consoles – PS4 and Xbox One. Yet many of us still haven’t felt excited enough about any of the exclusively new-gen games to throw down over £300. Since the release of the first Playstation in 1994 – which … Read More

Is the gaming world ready to stand up for LGBTQ rights?

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that to be anything other than a straight, white male in the world of video games will at some point wind up working against you, and as Gamergate continues to rumble on unabated, it would appear that there’s not much chance of things improving … Read More

Trivial Pursuits?

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Who gets the T.V? A question that has divided families since pixels popped into our lives. With the Christmas break coming up you can say goodbye to the casual team death match as dad is secretly desperate to find out what is going to happen in Hollyoaks.  So here’s a … Read More

Have we finally lost faith in the Japanese giant?

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The irony that Final Fantasy’s least liked character of recent times is named Hope is not lost on me. A franchise that once revolutionised the way we game seems close to throwing in the towel, with more recent failures than successes like the disastrous Final Fantasy XIV – their second … Read More

Sex, Drugs and Video Games

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When asked to list movies, TV shows or even songs that deal with the issue of drugs in mature and complex ways, we might be able to list a few just off the top of our heads. So why are video games taking so long to catch up with other … Read More

Please, Press Play.

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Press play doesn’t mean what it used to. In the last decade the gaming industry has developed at such momentum it can now attract actors of the calibre of Kevin Spacey, Willem Dafoe and Ellen Page to lend their voice and likeness to games. What’s more with games like Metal … Read More

Civilization: Beyond Earth a Pandora’s Box of opportunities

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You’ve just engaged Ghandi in an all-out nuclear war and your frail empire is in tatters, you decide that the only way to win the game is to funnel all your resources into sending man beyond earth and into the stars. And so the late game stage of Civilization V … Read More

Don’t call me a “Girl Gamer”

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You may be aware of Gamergate – that social booby trap currently disguising itself as a serious debate – or you may not be. The important thing you need to know about it is this; various women who are involved in the gaming industry on various levels have been made … Read More

Video Games | Super Smash Bros. is handheld mayhem

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Pikachu just electrocuted Zelda. She’s sent flying into the path of Pac-Man’s punch, which cannonballs her through the Mushroom Kingdom, into the villager from Animal Crossing which knocks your score up two points. If you’ve played a Smash Bros. game before, that probably sounds familiar. If you haven’t, then know … Read More