Tag : gaming

Features | LSi's Top Five Nineties Games

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We’re all suckers for nostalgia and, as nineties kids, we can’t help but beam with joy as we reminisce about our childhoods spent playing Pokémon and various cute platform games on our Gameboy Colours and PlayStation One consoles. If only we could forget about our degrees and go back to … Read More

Blogs | Music in Games

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It wouldn’t be unreasonable to suggest games are an ultimate amalgamation of all the artforms prior to it. After all, games are an ultimate amalgamation of all the artforms prior to it. Sound plays a large part in how interesting, immersive and interactive a game may be. This includes sound … Read More

Blogs | Games – Where Have All the Jobs Gone?

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On September 12th earlier this year, 175 people at Blitz Game Studios in Leamington Spa lost their jobs. Okay, I had to look up the name too but it was a pretty close-to-home example. There are a huge number of development companies across the European continent, the USA and Japan … Read More

Blogs | Things to Consider Before Spending Money on a ‘Next-Generation’ Games Console

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If you follow video games or technology, you’ll probably be hearing that the next generation is upon us with the release of the PS4 and Xbox One, the new games consoles from Sony and Microsoft respectively. These come with a fairly heavy price tag of around £400, and some people … Read More

Blogs | Build Your Own World

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Last week (http://www.leedsstudent.org/2013/09/29/blogs-playing-your-own-story/), I delivered a spiel about the extent to which games can enable people to play their very own story. The thing about such narratives is that the player is of course, the focal point where anything that matters converges. Often, this would entail some combination of choices … Read More

Blogs | Playing Your Own Story

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In last week’s piece, I touched on video games’ nature as a storytelling medium,  developing experiences and forming memories personal to the player, and that gaming is arguably the most interactive method of doing so. The immersion of transporting players from their immediate environments – reality – and planting their feet … Read More