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Gaming

Resident Evil 2 Remake

Since the overwhelming success of the petrifying Resident Evil 7: Biohazard back in 2017, Capcom have unsurprisingly jumped onto the recent ‘remaster’ bandwagon along with the rest of gaming industry. Having released a remake of the 1996 Resident Evil late last year, in which gamers followed Chris Redfield or Jill Valentine as they attempt escape…

Gaming

Recently played: Darksiders III

While being a fairly unacknowledged series in the gaming industry, Darksiders has been adored by fans of the comics and video games alike since the start of this decade. If Darksiders III – the newest title in the series – is anything to go by, it entirely makes sense why the franchise is becoming a…

Gaming

Game Opinions: Authenticity and Accuracy

While recommendations for books, articles or occasionally a documentary are expected on a History course, it was surprising to hear a lecturer say that if you want to get the best feel for what London was like during the Victorian era, play Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate. After all, video games are just now gaining more mainstream…

Gaming, OldVenue

The myth of the gun

In 2014, 21% of video game sales in the US were ‘Shooters’, and another 28% were ‘Action’ games, likely featuring guns in some capacity. So why are guns in video games so popular? Since 2008, Call of Duty consistently placed in the top ten-bestselling games of the year. In 2015, two Call of Duty games…