Online Editor Harry Caton delves into the complicated relationship between moral choices in video games and their interactive mechanics.
Olivia Gomez showcases the viral Youtube channel, Corridor Digital’s, VFX art.
Online Screen Editor Jacob Heayes interviews writer/director Sam Barlow on his new project Telling Lies and the interactive fiction form.
In the first edition of his narrative gaming column, Online Screen Editor Jacob Heayes reflects on the achievements of What Remains of Edith Finch.
Edd Church makes a case for why live-action may not be ideal for video-game adaptations.
When I mentioned my flat’s plan to start playing Dungeons & Dragons, my dad made a face. “Isn’t that game for nerds?” And I knew what he meant. Despite featuring in hit shows such as Community, Stranger Things and iZombie, D&D has been unable to shake the image of the lone geeky, misogynistic, basement dweller. […]
Murder is often a minor offence; an inconsequential event in the wider context of the world – or at least, that usually seems to be the case in video games. Whether your victim is a mythical beast, a common bandit or a humble priest, they probably deserved it, right? Most of the time, your character […]
Exeter University is a place with strict stereotypes. Ones that I never ﬁtted into. A disproportionately high number of the student population attended public school; I went to state school. Sporting ﬂair abound in many students at The Times’ Sport University of the Year; I manage to be both lean and slow, a poor combination […]
EXP this time is brought to you by your host Harry Shepherd and joined by Head of News Jonathan Land, Exeposé Games Correspondent Sam Woolf and Tournaments Officer of Exeter University’s Pokémon Society Michael Griffith-Dixon. This week on EXP, we’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Pokémon franchise the only way we know how: we’re […]
Have you ever played a video game and attempted to insert yourself into that world? Perhaps you envision yourself as a brave, no-nonsense soldier taking on enemy militia in a Call of Duty game, or you’re a super-soldier-spy fighting to save the world in the Metal Gear Solid franchise. Well, for one 22-year-old, this dream […]