• The Best and Worst of Downloadable Content

    Downloadable Content has gotten a bad rep as a way for game developers to grab a little extra cash, and believe us, sometimes it’s deserved. But DLC isn’t all bad… Best: XCOM 2: War of The Chosen XCOM is a series notorious for its unrelenting treatment of the player,...
  • Watch Dogs: Legion and the Death of the NPC

    Jack takes a look at Watch Dogs: Legion’s surprising gameplay innovation. You’ve all played open-world games, right? They’re usually stuffed with Non-Player Characters (NPCs); mindless drones for you to screw with and murder when you get bored. Well not anymore. Ubisoft’s E3 2019 conference began with a demo of...
  • EA and Star Wars: The Fall of an Empire

    With Jedi: Fallen Order unveiling its first gameplay at E3, Jack examines EA’s troubled history with Star Wars. Imagine this. You’re one of the biggest game publishers on the planet, and you’re handed the biggest brand in pop-culture on a platter. Star Wars is bigger than ever. Episode VII...
  • Sea of Thieves: Is It Time to Take the Plunge?

    Upon first release, Rare’s Microsoft-exclusive pirate game was empty, grindy and full of trolls who took the whole ‘pirate’ thing a little too seriously. A year on, with four major free updates under its belt and a fifth on the way, let’s run through all the ways Rare has...
  • Scrapbook: Fail-Safe Ways to Boost Your Mood

    Being a student is at times one of the best experiences in the world. However, the complete freedom that university life gives you, combined with the strains of completing a degree can lead to a fracturing of your mental health.  University Mental Health Day took place on Thursday 7th...
  • ‘FALLOUT 76’ – A POST-MORTEM OF THE BIGGEST GAMING FAILURE OF 2018

    If you’ve heard anything about the buggy hellscape that is Bethesda’s latest release, you already know it’s an empty, broken mess. But we’re not here to discuss Fallout 76’s gameplay. Instead, let’s dissect the storm of controversy and failure Bethesda has suffered since the game’s launch. Development, Advertisement, and...
  • 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...