Charley Wilkin


Realism vs surrealism in gaming

As video game technology continues to improve at an exponential rate, games themselves seem to come  closer and closer to reality. Take a look at any cutscene coming out of big AAA developers like Naughty Dog, incredibly detailed the characters and environments are. As a result of these technological improvements, we are beginning to see…


how do you Do It? and the representation of sex in gaming

It goes without saying that sex is something a lot of people experience in their lifetime, and as such it’s a common ground of understanding for humanity as a whole. Having such a huge reference point in the human experience like this means that the appearance of sex in art and media is plentiful. Whether…


New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe

So long 2018, a year full of many things, of course most notably a number of Wii U ports to the Nintendo Switch. With the likes of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker and Hyrule Warriors making an appearance on the console, there was no shortage on returning titles. While some would…