• #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...
  • 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...
  • 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...