Category : Video Games

Video Games | ISIS are playing the West at their own game

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There are three constants in life; death, taxes and the constant claims that video games are corrupting our children. Now a recent video released to the internet that appears to be a trailer for an ISIS video game has the likes of Bill O’Reilly and the rest of the Murdoch … Read More

Video Games | Player representation – an archaic affair

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Ask your anyone on the street to describe your typical video-gamer and you’ll see a picture begin to emerge. Socially awkward, Vitamin D deprived, neck-beard. White. Male. The only problem with that picture is that almost half of all gamers are now women – which, given that they make up … Read More

Video Games | Best of E3

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This year the great and the good of the video games industry gathered once more to bring us all the news, updates and previews we could possibly want and Leeds Student stayed up well past their bedtime to bring you the highlights from all five conferences.   Microsoft Many were … Read More

Video Games | Star Citizen – The beauty of crowd funding

5 years ago / 0 comments

Crowd-funding has revolutionised the way that new products make it to market. Rather than relying solely on huge corporate backing, product developers have now got an effective way of securing funding straight from the customers themselves. Perhaps no industry has benefited as much as the video game industry, and no … Read More

Video Games | Titanfall – Totally Enormous Addictive Mechs

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Titanfall is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated games of the year. Created by a team of former Call of Duty developers at Respawn Entertainment, Titanfall puts single-player gameplay on the back burner in favour of a multiplayer format crammed with guns, jetpacks and giant robots. Valentine’s Day saw Respawn … Read More

Video Games | Jazzpunk – One of the weirdest and most surreal games ever made

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Jazzpunk is undoubtedly one of the weirdest and most surreal games ever made, but it’s a fantastic experience. The game, the latest offering from Necrophone Games and the brains behind [Adult Swim], has a quirky pop art style in an alternate Cold War setting where characters take the form of … Read More

Videogames | Elder Scrolls Online – Preview

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LSi was given access to the Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) Beta last weekend and as far as first impressions go, Bethesda made a pretty good one.  Quick loading times, beautiful landscapes, and it will even run on a slightly knackered Macbook Air. It seems as though the bugs, endless loading … Read More

Video Games | The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot – Not epic but adequate

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The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot sends you on a mighty quest on two levels. On one level you will be running around as either a knight or an archer collecting piles of glittering golden coins while shooting chickens and small frogs in the face. On another, you will be … Read More

Videogames | Wasteland 2 Beta – The end of the world, as we'll know it

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It’s been 25 long years since the first Wasteland was released, and in that time it’s inspired a plethora of post-apocalyptic games. But it’s taken until 2013 for InXile Entertainment to develop a sequel, and as of right now they’re just about done. The question is: can Wasteland 2 live … Read More

Video Games | The Jane Austen games we've all been waiting for

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that video games based on the works of Jane Austen are like buses – you wait forever for one and then two just turn up at once. Stride and Prejudice is the bastard child of your English Literature GCSE and Super Mario. Taking the role of … Read More