Authors Posts by Alex Carrara

Alex Carrara



Ask Alessandro: Advice For The Unplugged

“Dear Alessandro, I’m fed up with Guitar Hero and Rockband and I'm looking for a videogame with a music-themed narrative. What can you recommend...

Videogames: answers to all the questions you were too afraid to ask

Do you want to get into videogames but you are not sure how? Are you intimidated by almost 50 years of videogame history which...

Wait Before You Switch

The Nintendo Switch was released to worldwide acclaim for its unique technology. It’s a vital development for Nintendo and, so far, a vastly different...

Logan’s Last Run

Logan’s visceral, raw and emotional story had me leaving the cinema both thoroughly satisfied and in a pleasantly melancholic mood. After so many years...

Game Of Chance

“Your app contains content that is offensive and would be considered objectionable by many users, which is not allowed on the App Store.” This quote,...

Games That Have A Go At Trump

The GOP Arcade website is one of the best examples of videogames using satire effectively to tackle real and pertinent political issues. Donald Trump...

Press Start To Open The Debate

CALLING ALL COMPUTER GAMES DEVELOPERS Escapist Fantasy or Connected to Reality - which way forward for our industry? Do you agree with me that the world...

Games Developers Of The World, Unite!

Dear Games Developers, Now is the time for videogames to get serious like never before. There can be no better time for the vidoegames industry...

BABYMETAL A-GOGO

I have a confession to make. The Japanese band BABYMETAL is my current obsession. I know I'm not supposed to like them, but I...

Quest Unlike The Rest

So videogames came up in the news again this week. Whenever this happens I feel like its my duty to defend videogames against calls...
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Skating On Wet Ice

The Broadgate Ice Rink has just opened for winter, and I went down there to film the Christmas season getting off to a slippery start....

VR: The Pain Is Worth The Gain

A splintering pain in my temples was the first thing that hit me. My eyes slowly adjusted to the darkness, as the room around...

Get A Load Of This!

Only a short walk from Dalston Junction’s Overground station, The Loading Bar blends in inconspicuously with the rest of the street. But once my eyes finally...

CosPlay It Again At Comicon

There are plenty of reasons to be excited, not least because May has always been the bigger and better event in the Comicon season....

The Year of Comic Con: so good you’ve got to live it twice?

The season of Comic Conventions since September 2015 has been staggering, providing infinite entertainment and loads to write about. We decided to collect the best...

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