• 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Embracing Your Face

    Not so long ago, taking a photo was an easy and simple process. You’d probably need to fiddle around a little with the zoom, or the focus, but that aside, one click of a button or tap of the screen would be enough to capture that moment in your...
  • Ghosts, Murders and Poets: The History of Newstead Abbey

    Not far from the town centre of Nottingham, if you wish to wander on the bus, sits Newstead Abbey, nestled in the heart of Sherwood Forest. Having worked at the Abbey for two years now, I can tell you that I have fallen more in love with the building...
  • E3 in a Nutshell: Bethesda

    Bethesda ended the second day of the E3 press conference by capturing the main attention of the event through premiering more footage for Fallout 76, announcing Doom and Wolfenstein sequels, and teasing new games Starfield and the heavily awaited The Elder Scrolls VI. The conference kicked off slowly with...