Gaming

Growing Old Starts Young!

The older I get, the more difficult it becomes to lose myself and become invested in a videogame. The realisation struck me a few...

Top 10 Holiday Games To 100%

With the summer holidays around the corner, if you're not much of a beach-goer and you'd rather relax indoors, then here is a list...

Gaming According To Type

I'm no gamer. The most gaming I have ever done was on my Tamagotchi in primary school and the occasional cooking game on the...

Breath Of The Wild Is A Breath Of Fresh Air

After the game's first announcement, I was obsessive in avoiding any spoilers about Zelda: Breath of the Wild; and now I'm glad I was. I knew...

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...

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...

Generation 7 Eclipses Generation 6

Seven generations of the same game can be repetitive, But Pokémon has taken steps into the wacky and inventive. With the Moon in the East and Sun in...

Life of an eSports Competitor

Similar to football, there are coaches, players, managers, owners, sponsors and they are all striving to be the best in competition that they love;...

Oculus: As Much Immersion As You Can Handle

Last month Oculus hosted a public demo of their Virtual Reality (VR) hardware at the Stratford Westfield shopping centre. I went along to try...

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...

Paper Mario: Color Splash

As one of the last games to be released on the Wii U console before the Nintendo Switch takes over, players expect a lot...

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...

Announcing The Nintendo Switch

The long awaited next generation Nintendo console finally made its debut on Thursday 20 October 2016. The big reveal took the form of a YouTube...

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