Authors Posts by Kirsty McAlpine

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Critical closeups: Jim Sterling

Perhaps one of the biggest and most controversial figures in gaming news, Jim Sterling is best known through his online persona and video series:...

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon aren’t worth the Nintendo switch

To buy, or not to buy? Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon were announced only days ago, and already the great debate begins. Personally,...
Cherry, by Kirsty McAlpine

Pokemon Sun and Moon

The Pokémon franchise returned again in November 2016 with Pokémon Sun and Moon (or Pokémon S&M – what an unfortunate abbreviation), and brought with...
Machamp illustrated by Dougie Dodds

Your Pokémon themed exercise routine

As September rolls in, we all fondly remember those days when we promised ourselves we’d get ‘fit for summer.’ Ancient goals of dropping a...

The rise of downloadable content and microtransactions

It’s widely held that microtransactions are the Mecha-Hitler of gaming. Usually the scourge of mobile apps, they lurk in the background of every screen,...

This year’s new games likely to disappoint

This handover issue comes at a special transitional time for us: exam season is raging, students are heading home, and no one is going...