• A Beginner’s Guide to Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    Emily shares her top tips for starting out on your own Animal Crossing island… March 20th, 2020 was a day of celebration for many Nintendo fans, as it saw the release of one of the most anticipated games since the launch of the Switch console: Animal Crossing: New Horizons....
  • 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 We Love Untitled Goose Game

    Emily investigates indie darling Untitled Goose Game‘s cultural staying power. The gaming community right now is obsessed with House House’s Untitled Goose Game, and at first glance it seems like just another trend people are jumping on. However, the game is actually the perfect example of a simple idea...
  • Game Publisher Censors For China

    Game publisher Activision Blizzard are the masterminds behind World of Warcraft and Overwatch. They also enforce censorship for the Chinese government. You probably know about the situation in Hong Kong, where protesters are violently clashing with police over their rights to democracy. You’re probably not aware of Hearthstone, a...
  • The Best and Worst of Downloadable Content

    Downloadable Content has gotten a bad rep as a way for game developers to grab a little extra cash, and believe us, sometimes it’s deserved. But DLC isn’t all bad… Best: XCOM 2: War of The Chosen XCOM is a series notorious for its unrelenting treatment of the player,...
  • 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...