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A New Frontier for Red Dead

At E3 Rockstar Games announced a next-generation edition of Grand Theft Auto 5. Hardly unexpected, but as you can see in Digital Foundry's trailer comparison, it's an endeavour that looks worth the...
Night Trap

The Big Videogame Problem

Recently, the editor of Eurogamer, Tom Bramwell, posted a couple of opinion pieces primarily focused upon sexism in games. The suppositions laid down by Bramwell suggest that both videogames and videogame...
Mario Kart 8

The Joy of Mario Kart Online

Who’d have thought it? It’s taken a little time, too long to be frank, but Nintendo have finally released a game with a rock-solid, brilliant online multiplayer component. Mario Kart 8 is a revelation and...
E3 2014

Is E3 still relevant?

On the surface this year’s E3 seemed to be no different to in previous years. Games were revealed, demos playable, release dates announced, and swag was given out. The main difference separating it from last...
Tomodachi Life

Tomodachi Life Review

Apologies for the lack of updates this week, but it’s been all go round here. I’ve just returned from a short holiday to Hawaii, with the singer Morrissey. When I got back, I was straight onto the stage...