Jacob Heayes praises Playdead’s unsettling horror platformer and its commentary on control.
Games & Tech
Coinciding with the release of Death Stranding, Taylor-William Hill makes a case for the existence of gaming auteurs.
Edd Church makes a case for why live-action may not be ideal for video-game adaptations.
‘Bad Neighbours’, ‘American Pie’, and ‘Blue Mountain State’ are all films and programmes that we watch in our teens and early twenties wondering if this actually represents what American College life is really like. Chad and Troy high-five Brent the high school jock in their varsity jackets before swiftly wedgie-ing a dork and a couple […]
After making the jump across the pond and living in Virginia, America for five months, what became increasingly apparent is the profound difference to Britain (and anywhere else I’d ever been) in average weight. Previously, I’d only ever seen rare quadruple XL sizes on Jacamo adverts and so believed it myth, nay; legend, that such […]
I don’t buy Jaffa Cakes. Why? Because they are simply too good – eat one and suddenly I’m on a binge, devouring every one of them in sight. No, to satisfy my sweet tooth only a standard, unspectacular biscuit will do – a digestive, maybe, or perhaps a custard cream. And this, I feel, is […]
3D printing has always seemed to me one of those futuristic technologies too far removed from the realms of everyday life to actually be viable. I’d be outright lying if I claimed to have a solid understanding of how the process works, but from what I can tell it involves formulating a computer aided design, […]
“I mean, you can’t make a Tinder profile without connecting it to Facebook,” my housemate reasoned. “So you kinda know people are legit, don’t you?” I agreed, whole-heartedly. Anything to justify that upcoming Tinder date I definitely wouldn’t be telling mum about. After all, this guy was 100% a real person. I’d already scrolled back […]
All the glitz and glam of Strictly is coming to Exeter for one night only! Read on to make sure that you don’t miss out on finding out about the most glamorous competition of the year! Stars of your favourite AU Societies will be under the spotlight as they perform a routine with their ‘professional’ […]
The iPhone turns ten years this year. Scary, right? For ten years we have been at the mercy of this tiny, handheld device, subject to its battery life and its limited Wi-Fi capabilities. Indeed, this device, and its competitors, have become such a fundamental part of our daily lives that an attempt to live without […]