Category Archives: Editorials

Jodie Whittaker is the Thirteenth Doctor

We all suspected after countless hints, particularly in this season that the next Doctor could be a woman and all our hopes and dreams, have come true. Jodie Whittaker will be the Thirteenth Doctor, the first female to play the role in the shows 50+

The Sandman: Neil Gaiman’s Dream Epic

The Sandman is a comic series written by Neil Gaiman which was first published in the late 80s and early 90s. Rightly considered to be ground-breaking, and beloved by its fans, it also has a reputation for being highbrow, dense and inaccessible. So is it

Is it just nostalgia: Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VII, the game that is the start, middle and end of the JRPG genre for some people and whenever the genre is mentioned this one will ultimately rear its head, so this week I’ll be looking at this title, has it held up

What we’d like to see on the Nintendo Switch

it’s safe to say that the Nintendo Switch has had a good start, with at least 2.7 million units shipped by the end of April and both The Legend of Zelda and Mario Kart 8: Deluxe boasting sales numbers the best in the series it

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