• Fallout 76’s Toxic Half-Life

    Jack looks back at Fallout 76’s disastrous 2019 before its newest update… On April 7th Bethesda Games Studios will release the Wastelanders update for Fallout 76, its notoriously broken live-service game. The update will introduce human NPCs, factions, dialogue options and a questline propelled by player choice. Y’know, all that...
  • Wattam I Doing: Weird and Wonderful Indie Games That Make Me Want to Not Die

    Emily dives into the visionary work of indie developer Keita Takahashi. Let me set the scene for you. It’s the 21st of January, 4 am on a Tuesday morning. There I am, having a sleepless episode, innocently browsing Twitch in a desperate bid to find something that will send...
  • Top 10 Game Soundtracks of the Decade

    Emily looks back at her favourite gaming music of the last ten years. I swear, I started this list with the best intentions. I had clear guidelines for judging an excellent game soundtrack, complete with a sliding scale and everything.  Then someone demanded I add The Witcher to this...
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • TellTale: The Walking Death of a business

    As of the 21st of September, TellTale game studios has filed for bankruptcy and has essentially died. This was a sudden and surprising revelation that has caused great waves within the community as many of the games they have put out have become beloved and held in high regard....
  • Moving into a house soon? Games to play with your new flatmates

    So, housing decisions all sorted? Ready to move into your new student flat? Wondering how to stay friends as the dishes start piling up? Never fear, here’s how to navigate the world of flatmate gaming night, without destroying your new friendships. It’s not quite the end of the year...