Joe Fitzsimmons

Sport

Local residents outraged at plans for Norwich Rugby Club to share pitches with UEA sports clubs

News that the Norwich Rugby Club will move towards a plan to share pitches with UEA sports clubs, which would require the building of a 284-space car park on land adjacent to the university has angered local residents. The proposals, which have been formulating since the Rugby club were forced to relocate from their previous…

Arts, OldVenue

Takeaway Art: An Interview

NUA Alumni Alina Sandu recently sat down with Venue to talk about her new business Takeaway Art, which seeks to change the way people connect with artists and their work, and provide a financial boom to the Norwich artist scene. Joining her is local artist Charli Vince, who will be supplying the art to subscribers…

Sport

Freestyle Season Brings New Opportunities For GB Snow Sport

As January rolls around, it can mean only one thing; snow season is here. With this brings the biggest event in freestyle ski and snowboarding, the Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships. Held this year in Krienschberg, Austria, 2015 marks the first year where competitions of freestyle ski and snowboard will be run alongside each…

Sport, Uncategorized

Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championship Preview

As January rolls around, it can mean only one thing; snow season is here. With this brings the biggest event in freestyle ski and snowboarding, the Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships. Held this year in Krienschberg, Austria, 2015 marks the first year where competitions of freestyle ski and snowboard will be run in cooperation…

Gaming

Steam Streams

Twitch has been the breakout success of the gaming world in recent years. Capitalising on the rapid growth of competitive e-sports, and the odd viral hit such as Twitch Plays Pokemon, the website has completely changed how a vast number of consumers interact with games on the web. Recently acquired by giant Amazon for a…

Gaming

Gamer Showdown at London’s MCM

Frequent readers of this section (hi mom) may be aware that last month we ran a piece that had a less than enthusiastic response to this year’s EGX hosted at Earl’s Court. The presence of the event was dominated by some huge names in the game industry, as well as a figurative avalanche of announcements,…

Gaming

EuroGamer Exposed

EGX is one of Europe’s biggest video game trade shows, with this year’s attendance topping 75,000. With the big three industry giants Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft, as well as a variety high profile developers and publishers, EGX is clearly looking to play a role equal to a European equivalent of E3 or PAX. It is…

Gaming

Silent Hill: Hype Machine

These days, it is almost impossible to be surprised in the gaming press. Not only has the internet completely changed the way we receive news, but playing more of a bigger part is the attitude of publishers. Sequels and franchises are becoming the cornerstone of the industry. Capitalising on this change in consumer patterns, publishers…

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    Is this author 14 years old with absolutely zero knowledge on music? Has to be. Two out of three songs are irrelevant. Both by shitty bands. Who paid for this?…
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    Wonderful article! Very insightful and brilliantly communicated. I wasn't aware of this issue before, but this article has really brought it to light for me. Thank you very much!
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