Climate Chaos

The world is doomed- apparently! A fairly grim opening sentence, I know. But let’s face it, this seems to be the direction in which we are heading. Whether that is now, in 10 years’ time, or in 100 years or 1000 years, no one seems to know for definite. Scientists predict that a rise of…

Keep Calm and Walk On!

A person once said to me that you can’t climb a mountain with downhill thoughts. This is not only true in life, but also can be literally applied to- you guessed it, folks- climbing an actual mountain! With the new year just beginning and fad diets and illuminous lycra in full swing, there is no…

What is the Nintendo NX?

Rumours have been circulating for a while now concerning Nintendo’s next gaming platform, cryptically codenamed the Nintendo NX. Little is officially known about the console, with speculation running rampant in the face of little detail being provided by the company. Here’s what we do know at the moment: the NX is a dedicated gaming platform…

‘That Dragon, Cancer’ Will Make You Cry

That Dragon, Cancer is one of the most heart-breaking games you’ll ever play. Ryan and Amy Green, the developers of this game, lost their five-year-old son Joel to cancer in 2014. This autobiographical game follows their struggle through his four years of life after being diagnosed. It’s, unsurprisingly, absolutely devastating. I would recommend that you…

Review: Game of Thrones (Telltale Game)

Adapting Game of Thrones is no easy task. Facing such a massive, and highly critical, fan base ensured that Telltale Games had their work cut out for themselves when they took on the challenge of creating an episodic Game of Thrones game. Fresh off the critical acclaim of their highly successful The Walking Dead game…

Gaming’s Worst Marketing Stunts

So, a few weeks ago, the official Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Twitter account randomly changed its name to ‘Current Events Aggregate’ and started reporting fake news stories. At first it was a little bemusing, tweeting about fake films and fashion. Then things started getting a bit dark when the account reported “BREAKING NEWS:…

Until Dawn Review

Full disclosure: I don’t watch many horror movies. I don’t deal with them very well, mostly because I’m a big scaredy-cat. So, maybe you won’t find Until Dawn quite as frightening as I did but you’ll probably still enjoy the ride. Until Dawn is set in a creepy lodge atop a snowy mountain, where a…