• Gaming Review: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

    A game that allows you to launch a green dinosaur from a moving spacecraft with a hammer, playing as a pink marshmallow has no right to be a real game. But it is a real game, and we should all be thankful. Our latest gift from Masahiro Sakurai and...
  • Style Icon: Ezra Miller

    With the release of the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, queer actor Ezra Miller is back where he belongs: on the red carpet. Miller, who came out as queer in 2012, recently told Hollywood Reporter: “Queer just means no, I don’t do that. I don’t identify as a...
  • Trailer Watch – Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

    Seen by many as Toy Story for the world of video games, Wreck-It Ralph was an instant hit among Disney fans. Giving the point of view of a misunderstood villain teaming up with an adorable glitch trapped within a racing game, it was a heart-warming film loved by all....
  • Five Games I Played When I Should Have Been Playing The Witcher 3

    I got The Witcher 3 back in August after a Summer-long love affair with the first two games. It is incredible, wonderfully made, full of things to do and full of beautifully told stories. It is also monstrously large. Intimidatingly so. And when something is that big, and tells...
  • Impact Reviews: Mario, A Super Musical

    Mario in Pantomine! The excellent Mario: A Super Musical takes the Mario soundtrack through the era and applies a plot and lyrics. Except for a small problem with scene changes and unfortunate language for the audience it was well worth seeing, and I’d love to see it again. The...
  • GameCity: Interview with the Super Mario Musical Writer and Producer

    On the 23rd of October 2015 I interviewed the writer Jim Burrows and producer Charlotte Fage about Mario – A Super Musical just before their second performance. We discussed their favourite games, obscure characters and unexpected romances, to give a lovely perspective of the minds behind the musical. First...
  • Super Mario – A Thirty Year Legacy

    For 30 years, this cultural icon has been the mascot for gaming. Even now, with photo-realistic graphics and triple A games, Mario has a place in our hearts as the eminent image of video game pop culture. As we celebrate his 30 years of existence, this piece will look...