• 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...
  • A Queer Subject: LGBT Diversity in Games

    “I hope that those reading will have a greater understanding why LGBT representation is good for gamers and games, and that it’ll allow more discussion in the future.” As we enter an age where being gay, bi or trans* has become much more acceptable I believe there needs to...
  • GameCity: De Mambo

    De Mambo is a new game from developer The Dangerous Kitchen, an up-to-four-player Smash Bros series-like experience. Each player controls a small circular character focused on knocking the others off the stage. In this game, The Dangerous Kitchen have taken a familiar format into a different direction, as I saw...
  • GameCity: Gunkatana

    Sitting down with a couple of volunteers from the VGA in Nottingham, Gunkatana was extremely difficult to move on from. It’s a new local multiplayer game from developer Geraldo Nascimento filled with katana slicing, laser shooting murder goodness. As a lover of local multiplayer games, I placed Gunkatana firmly...