• Sport Why the Paralympics is special
    Following the Paralympics closing ceremony and Team Great Britain excelling in the medal count, there is a buzz around the event. Many are asking what the Paralympics is all about, and what differentiates it from other sporting events. The Paralympic Games are held just after both the summer and winter games and are specifically designed […]
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  • Games Top 5 Must-Have Video Games
    The video games industry is one of the largest media industries in the world and much like any traditional media industry, there are millions of entities within it. The question is, what are some of the must-have games? 5. Minecraft (2011) An obvious choice to kick off the list is Minecraft. From its humble beginnings […]
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  • Editorials Will you miss anything about lockdown life?
    Every cloud has a silver lining. And in this pandemic era, that silver lining has arguably been the copious amount of time we’ve all had for self reflection. Lockdown life has given a lot of us time to focus on things we’ve always wanted to do, but never had the time to get around to.  […]
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  • Games What is Speedcubing?
    Fun fact about me: I am obsessed with Rubik’s cubes. Although I’m no Yusheng Du (My average solve time is about 40 seconds), I love to sit down with a cube (or tetrahedron, or dodecahedron) and work on my best time. So today, I thought I would introduce you to the exciting world of speedcubing. […]
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  • News Hidden Gems: Azure Striker
    Despite the name, Azure Striker Gunvolt is not about a blue-green football player. It’s actually a fast-paced action-platformer about a superpowered secret agent. It also happens to be pretty amazing. Originally released on the 3DS, the game and its sequel, along with all of the DLC, were later re-released on Nintendo Switch under the rather […]
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  • News A week in mild amusement
    Olympic Games The President of the International Olympic Committee says esports are too violent to be part of the Olympics. Thomas Bach, who won an Olympic gold in fencing, says the games promote violence. Unlike fencing, of course. Real life sword-fighting is far less violent than pressing X to delete CGI robots on a screen. […]
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  • Games Why video game movies don’t work
    With so many video game movies planned for the coming year, the statistical chance of the game movie curse being broken has never been higher. Despite the constant failure, studios seem determined to keep grasping for this slippery rope of potential. And I can see why. In principle, it appears so easy. A built-in fan-base […]
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  • News A week in mild amusement
    Armagoingsleddin Heavy snowstorms battered Britain, closing off roads and providing every inane conversation you’ve had this week. The Observer estimated the weather cost Britain around £1 billion pounds a day. And that was just in productivity hours lost from us all showing pictures of our buried cars on our phones. The snow wasn’t all bad […]
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