Resident Evil 3 Review

My first exposure to the Resident Evil franchise was in the seventh game, Biohazard, which I played to completion in VR. A completely captivating and horrifying experience, that really hooked me to the franchise. I had heard rumblings of the classics, where the franchise went wrong and so on, yet as Capcom seemed set onContinue reading “Resident Evil 3 Review”

The Importance of Twitter From A Games Journalist’s Perspective.

This time last year I was sitting down to a series of lectures in a Masters in Broadcast Journalism – a course I wouldn’t complete. Despite dropping out, my four months in the course were incredibly informative and gave me the confidence to pursue this career off my own back. But during one of theContinue reading “The Importance of Twitter From A Games Journalist’s Perspective.”

I’m A Slave To The Battle Pass

Across the past decade microtransactions have gradually permeated their way into about every facet of gaming culture. Loot boxes, skins packs, and bonus DLC. For the most part I’ve prided myself as someone who saves those precious pounds, and rarely looks twice at some fancy new skin. In fact, for the longest time I quietlyContinue reading “I’m A Slave To The Battle Pass”

Reconnecting With Video Games Through Twitch

I recently checked something off my “To Do” list that has been laying dormant on there for quite some time. With a more professional set up finally available, and a hesitant sense of confidence, I decided to final start streaming on Twitch. Setting up what is essentially a live broadcast form of entertainment, it canContinue reading “Reconnecting With Video Games Through Twitch”

A Different Kind of “Console War”

The Console War of 2020 hasn’t quite shaped up to be what I, or many others were expecting, but less than two months away from launch it seems things are finally starting to spice up. The Console War could easily wag its finger at COVID-19 for its seeming lack of fire, but it’s suffice toContinue reading “A Different Kind of “Console War””

Marvel’s Avengers Early Impressions

Back when in-person conferences were a thing, Square Enix revealed Marvel’s Avengers, a video game with a torn personality. SE promised that the game would focus on story, with the apparent demise of Captain America, yet kept throwing words around like multiplayer, character progression, and weekly challenges. To me, it raised some warning flags. MyContinue reading “Marvel’s Avengers Early Impressions”

Xbox Series X & S Price Reveal.

Leaked out of rumour, Xbox unveiled the official pricing and release date of their Xbox Series S, followed quickly by its technical big brother, The Series X earlier today. The mainline Series X comes in at an expected £449, but the real surprise is its digital counterpart, the Series S which low-balled all expectation withContinue reading “Xbox Series X & S Price Reveal.”

Why Joe Rogan’s Video Game Comments are Problematic

Last week, popular Podcaster and Comedian Joe Rogan, stuck his foot in it with the gaming community during an episode of his podcast The Joe Rogan Experience. Talking about video games, Rogan said he has a “real problem” with the hobby, eventual labelling them as a “waste” of time. Video games are massively important toContinue reading “Why Joe Rogan’s Video Game Comments are Problematic”

A Moment In… Death Stranding

Video games are transportive. They whisk us away from our living rooms and bedrooms, to their far-off imaginative worlds. It is no wonder that gaming is seeing its evident mainstream boom over the last ten years, as people want a taste of that escape – especially when most of us have been stuck indoors forContinue reading “A Moment In… Death Stranding”