• Gaming on a Student Budget

    Jack Richardson With everyone spending more time inside, interest in videogames has soared. But how do you sustain such a notoriously expensive hobby on a student budget? The most basic advice is to buy games you’ll get hours of content from (Red Dead Redemption 2, The Witcher 3, Minecraft...
  • Universities In Games, From The Sims To Bully

    Jack Richardson On the first day of Freshers, Jack looks at how accurate our favourite uni-based video games are… With COVID hanging around and a good chunk of teaching moving online this year, your regularly scheduled Fabled University ExperienceTM has gone out of the window. Truth is, the closest...
  • Fall Guys – What’s the Appeal?

    Gemma Cockrell Gemma delves into the appeal of Fall Guys, and why it’s been so well-received and so widely loved by gaming fans. If you’re remotely interested in video-games, you’ll have heard Fall Guys mentioned in conversation non-stop this month. For those who don’t know, Fall Guys consists of...
  • #FREEFORTNITE: Google And Apple Vs Epic Games

    Emily Ash and Jack Richardson Emily examines the spat between Google, Apple, and Epic, and reminds us why corporations are not our friends.  The Apple Store and Google’s Play Store are powerhouses of the mobile app market. Taking a 30% cut of all in-app purchases is a huge money-maker...
  • Ubisoft VS Gaming’s #MeToo Moment

    Myron reveals Ubisoft’s sickening abuse culture and their abysmal response. In the past few weeks a wave of misconduct allegations have rocked all corners of the videogame industry, from streaming to development to communities around individual games. Even Super Smash Bros!, most high-profile of all, are included in the...
  • A Beginner’s Guide to Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    Emily shares her top tips for starting out on your own Animal Crossing island… March 20th, 2020 was a day of celebration for many Nintendo fans, as it saw the release of one of the most anticipated games since the launch of the Switch console: Animal Crossing: New Horizons....
  • The delicate line that ‘Dark Souls III’ rides

    With equal parts beauty and brutality, Dark Souls III has provided one of the most memorable gaming experiences of recent years. If you’re going to give this one ago, be prepared to die. A lot. FromSoftware’s 2016 title received much critical acclaim upon release. And now that I’m finally...