• 20 Years of The Sims – Why Do We Love it So?

    Phoebe reflects on our 20 year love affair with Simulated mayhem Forget your millennium-born friends, the game that stole so many hours from your childhood turns 20 this year. Believe it or not (delco webney, for those fluent in Simlish) the virtual simulation series hits two decades on the...
  • Does NHS Privatisation Work?

    The words NHS and privatisation, coupled together, were hot press in 2019. However, the reality behind what privatisation really entails, and the differences it will make, were often forgotten. Talk of a future trade deal with America 'selling the NHS' was misleading and left much of the electorate in...
  • Top 10 Game Soundtracks of the Decade

    Emily looks back at her favourite gaming music of the last ten years. I swear, I started this list with the best intentions. I had clear guidelines for judging an excellent game soundtrack, complete with a sliding scale and everything.  Then someone demanded I add The Witcher to this...
  • Fallout 4, 4 Years On: A Small Complaint

    After Fallout 4’s four year anniversary, November 10th, now is the perfect time to reflect on the game’s two weakest points: The main quest, and the motives of the main factions. You probably don’t remember the story the game was meant to tell us – we were all too...
  • Why Do We Watch Films That We Know Will Be Bad?

    Quentin Tarantino can be recognised as one of the few great film directors that has developed a uniquely focused style. One of the reasons Tarantino has been able to produce films such as Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs is because he had a vision and didn’t sway when the...
  • From Film to TV: Why are Film Directors Flocking to the Small Screen?

    There’s no disputing the fact that television is going through a Golden Age. Shows like Breaking Bad, The West Wing, Game of Thrones and countless others have led to a steady rise in the quality of television. Now, Hollywood is at a point where TV may even be surpassing...
  • Luke Cage: Modern America as a Black Superhero

    Luke Cage is not your average TV series. Centering on a black man in a hoodie, on the run from police, and with powers that make him bulletproof, the show is very relevant in our current world. These are not the only themes it addresses, however; community, father figures,...