27th February marks the 20th anniversary of the Pokémon series, with the original Red and Blue games being released in Japan on that date back in 1996; and my how the franchise has grown in that time. As well as a card game, an ever continuing cartoon series and manga, the handheld games are now […]
Life in Plastic: Is it really fantastic?
Do you remember when those days when you could buy a game and it would have all of the content installed and ready to go with no extra costs? Good times. These days, however, it’s beginning to feel like that when you buy a game you are simply buying a base game, the foundations of something […]
Quick fire gaming
Video games are a ridiculously time consuming hobby – and I speak as someone that invested 300 hours into Pokémon Emerald, and over 400 hours into Team Fortress 2. Collectively, it would take me 38 days, 21 hours and 31 minutes to complete my Steam library. In that time, I could listen to all of […]
Nintendo president, Satoru Iwata, Dies – 55.
Today is a dark day for video games. President of Nintendo Satoru Iwata has passed away at the age of 55. The statement Nintendo issued is short, and sad: “Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015 due to a bile duct growth.” Where does one […]
An interview with Gengahr
Katie Costello, Music Editor, talked to Gengahr frontman Felix Busche ahead of the release of their debut album on the 15th June, about the bands mystical sound, playing festivals and Pokémon. You played Glastonbury with BBC introducing. What was that experience like? That was the first festival we’d ever played and it came […]