• Student Pages: Online Toolbox or Daily Irritant?

    I am in no doubt that day after day your Facebook feed is filled with posts to groups like The Nottsfessional and Overheard in Hallward (if people still use that). Hugely popular, often controversial and sometimes tiresome, these posts have the ability to both entertain and bore. But the...
  • Golden Joystick awards: A Fortnite to remember

    Ladies and Gentlemen, the best game to be released in 2018 is officially: Fortnite. Yup, that’s what we’ve got out of this year, with titles such as: God of War, Red Dead Redemption 2, and Marvel’s Spider-man being released, it was seen fit to note the achievements of Fortnite....
  • Top 5 Games to Play at Christmas

    As Christmas day draws ever nearer, it won’t be long before we’re once again having to engage in some ‘quality family time’. Though we can’t speak for everyone, this normally involves some form of gaming, but things can quickly go wrong. (God forbid anyone suggest Charades, or worse, Monopoly). Thankfully, there...
  • Trailer Watch: ‘Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled’

    Beep. Beep. Beep. GO! And I’m already going insane. Crash is BACK but not just the N-sane trilogy, no no no my friends, Crash Team Racing is BACK! (Can you tell I’m excited?) With the trailer dropping just yesterday, fans of Crash everywhere are screaming in excitement (myself included)....
  • Scrapbook – Games to Avoid

    There are so many games available to us today that we really are spoilt for choice. From shooters to MMOs, puzzle games to party games, gaming really is an activity where there’s something for everyone. But of course, not all of these are masterpieces, and some… well, some are...
  • No Man’s Sky deserves a Second Chance

    No Man’s Sky (NMS) was released in 2016 on the biggest hype train of the generation. This game – an exploration-adventure set in a procedurally generated universe of five quintillion planets – would revolutionise the medium, promised overenthusiastic indie developer Hello Games. Then the game arrived, and the hype train...
  • The Changing Nature of Horror Games

    It’s that time of year again, the spiders are spinning webs everywhere and just generally annoying you, and children are getting ready to beg for sweets and just generally annoy you. So, what you want to do is hole up in a dark room and play some horror games....