• The Decline of Among Us

    Daira Paterek Daria explores how such a small indie game blew up into a worldwide phenomenon, only to plunge back into obscurity. In 2020, Among Us was everywhere. Despite releasing in 2018, Among Us exploded in popularity in mid-2020. Yet its sudden surge in popularity was not long-term, as the game’s playerbase entered...
  • How GTA V Revolutionised Gaming But Stagnated The Franchise

    Daria Paterek Daria examines the legacy of GTA V, a gaming giant. GTA V is the second most-sold video game ever, selling 140,000,000 units across all platforms since its release in 2013. The game heavily outsold its predecessor GTA IV, which sold 25,000,000 units. GTA V not only massively impacted...
  • The Genshin Impact Success Story

    Gemma Cockrell Gemma explains the runaway success of the new free-to-play RPG. Genshin Impact is a free-to-play open-world action adventure RPG, developed by Chinese developer miHoYo Limited. A new wave of games is being released from China, as their gaming market matures. These games are seeing lots of attention...
  • The Among Us Phenomenon – Why Is It So Popular?

    Gemma Cockrell Gemma investigates gaming’s latest crowd favourite. Following the rise of Fall Guys a few months ago, there’s a new game on the block – Among Us. The game has seen 41.9 million downloads in September alone! The sudden popularity of the game was somewhat unexpected, seeing as...
  • Fall Guys – What’s the Appeal?

    Gemma Cockrell Gemma delves into the appeal of Fall Guys, and why it’s been so well-received and so widely loved by gaming fans. If you’re remotely interested in video-games, you’ll have heard Fall Guys mentioned in conversation non-stop this month. For those who don’t know, Fall Guys consists of...
  • 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...
  • Impact Plays: Dead by Daylight

    So, first things first – I am not a ‘horror game’ person. I love horror films, I love watching people play horror games, but play them myself? Haha – no thank you. And before any of you try to say ‘it’s not even a real horror game, just a...