Category Archives: Editorials

Is It Just Nostalgia? Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time

The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina Of Time is often considered to be the ‘best game ever’ but is it? Is it really? Personally, if anyone asks me what my favourite game is I will always say that it’s this one. Memories of stepping out

A Talk About E3

Gamers rejoice! For E3 is almost upon us. A week of gaming news as all of the big developers run forth and announce their big projects for the upcoming years while giving us glimpses of some more immediate titles either via special playable demos or

Why Modern Hollywood Hates Plot Twists

[WARNING: this article contains spoilers for Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, all three Iron Man films, most of the Christopher Nolan Batman films, and, y’know, everything else.] Sitting down to watch Park Chan-Wook’s The Handmaiden recently, I experienced a

The Doom Patrol: another kind of superhero story

Superheroes have traditionally been about wish-fulfillment. Bumbling Clark Kent is really the invincible Superman, nerdy Peter Parker is the amazing Spider-Man, the weak and puny Bruce Banner is the Incredible Hulk, and so on. The idea goes that a young male audience reading this kind

The History of Pac-Man Animation

Pac-Man: The Pellet Gobbling, Ghost Avoiding gaming hero has been on enough merchandise to last a lifetime and isn’t a stranger to the screen with multiple animated series, games and more merchandise to shake a joystick at. So join us today as we look at

Hands on with the Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is now in the wild and the company enters a new generation. As an early adopter, I wish to share my thoughts on the device itself but, given that most of the value of a gaming platform is based upon its software

Farewell to the Wii-U

There is always something magical about a new Nintendo system, possibly more so than Sony or Xbox. You look at it with enthusiasm and go ‘ok! Yeah! What do we have this time?’ and then you open it, set it up and let Nintendo show

Style Over Sight – Why is it a problem?

We know that technology has a habit of shrinking in size as the years pass and developments are made. Computers used to warrant an entire room as opposed to one’s pocket. I was one of the last generations to know the televisions of old before

Why are another world anime so popular?

Hack//Sign, Sword Art Online, Re: Zero: Life in Another World, Overlord, Log Horizon, Death March of Rhapsody, Konosuba: God’s Blessing On This Wonderful World, No Game No Life, Problem Children Are Coming From Another World, Accel World, Btooom! Fate: Grand Order, The Devil Is A

Steven Universe: The Good, the Bad and the Gay

Steven Universe is a fantastic show that I’ve already written a very positive article about. However, as I was writing it I realised that I had so much more to say about one of my favourite features of this brilliant little cartoon. I’m gonna discuss