Category Archives: Editorials

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

A Platform to Talk About Platformers

When you can’t think of a good title, just make a bad pun. Puns are something I love almost as much as platformers, it’s one of my favourite game genres and one of the oldest. Back in 1985, Nintendo brought the video game industry back

Gotham: It’s Batman, But Not

  The story of Batman is nothing new. Whether you prefer the Adam West era movies, are an avid reader of the comics or, like me and very few others, have become an unexpected fan of Batfleck (Ben Affleck), we all know the history and

History Of Yu-Gi-Oh!

Yu-Gi-Oh! The almost legendary card game that seems to churn out new cards almost infinitely. For many, the Card Game adventures of Yugi Mutou and his friends are enough to send most anime and manga fans into a wave of nostalgia, as the series is

Moana – new princess, new culture, same old charm

Moana is the latest film from Walt Disney Animation Studios and tells the story of Moana (played be Auli’i Cravalho), the daughter of a Polynesian chief who travels across the ocean with the demigod Maui (played by Dwayne Johnson) to save the world from being

Cinema Eclectica’s 2017 Preview

Forecasting the year ahead in cinema releases has always been a bit tricky thanks to the disparity between blockbuster releases announced years in advance and smaller films which squeeze in wherever they can.  Over recent years, the divide has deepened, with the major studios apparently