Gaming, Venue / 03/05/2022 Lego Star Wars: First Impressions

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga released on Nintendo Switch at the beginning of April and is available at £49.99 (which unfortunately seems to be the standard price for a decent Nintendo Switch game) as a Switch game card or a digital download. It has since topped over 3.2 million sales, so I thought I’d...

Gaming, Venue / 03/05/2022 Why Sonic the Hedgehog Should Have Remained a Video Game

As Sonic the Hedgehog 2 has been released in cinema, I decided to give the films a go. The series has been extremely well received, and I can see why, but as a lifelong Sonic fan, I was disappointed.  My main qualm with the films is simply that I don’t feel as though Sonic, a...

Gaming / 22/03/2022 Forspoken to Be Delayed – Will it Be Worth the Wait?

Forspoken has been heralded as an ambitious role-player game by Square Enix. They describe how “Forspoken follows the journey of Frey, a young New Yorker transported to the beautiful and cruel land of Athia. In search of a way home, Frey must use her newfound magical abilities to traverse sprawling landscapes and battle monstrous creatures.”...

Gaming / 22/03/2022 Elden Ring: Is it Worth Buying?

Elden Ring is a new third person action fantasy role-play game which has been likened to its predecessor Dark Souls. Developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment, its trailer certainly boasts some impressive settings, it also has mostly glowing reviews. The game is available on Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation5 as...

Gaming / 22/03/2022 Escape Room Shenanigans

Escape Rooms are fun – each one you go to is a unique experience. Many of my favourite memories have taken place in them. I’d like to share a few. Of all the places, my first escape room experience was actually in Budapest. On our stay, my friends and I googled things to do in...

Gaming, Venue / 01/03/2022 Top Female Gamers

As International Women’s Day is soon approaching, here is a list of some of the most popular women gamers and streamers, as well as a few of my personal favourite creators to watch. 1.     An extremely popular Twitch streamer is Pokimane, who began streaming in 2013. She is known for playing games such...

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Gaming, Venue

Lego Star Wars: First Impressions

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga released on Nintendo Switch at the beginning of April and is available at £49.99 (which unfortunately seems to be the standard price for a decent Nintendo Switch game) as a Switch game card or a digital download. It has since topped over 3.2 million sales, so I thought I’d…

Gaming

Forspoken to Be Delayed – Will it Be Worth the Wait?

Forspoken has been heralded as an ambitious role-player game by Square Enix. They describe how “Forspoken follows the journey of Frey, a young New Yorker transported to the beautiful and cruel land of Athia. In search of a way home, Frey must use her newfound magical abilities to traverse sprawling landscapes and battle monstrous creatures.”…

Gaming

Elden Ring: Is it Worth Buying?

Elden Ring is a new third person action fantasy role-play game which has been likened to its predecessor Dark Souls. Developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment, its trailer certainly boasts some impressive settings, it also has mostly glowing reviews. The game is available on Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation5 as…

Gaming

Escape Room Shenanigans

Escape Rooms are fun – each one you go to is a unique experience. Many of my favourite memories have taken place in them. I’d like to share a few. Of all the places, my first escape room experience was actually in Budapest. On our stay, my friends and I googled things to do in…

Gaming, Venue

Top Female Gamers

As International Women’s Day is soon approaching, here is a list of some of the most popular women gamers and streamers, as well as a few of my personal favourite creators to watch. 1.     An extremely popular Twitch streamer is Pokimane, who began streaming in 2013. She is known for playing games such…

Gaming, Venue

My Favourite Woman Video Game Characters

Growing up, the big bruiser archetypes in video game characters never entirely appealed to me. Monsters and villains like Bowser, Ganondorf and Ridley were meh, even protagonists like Mario weren’t the most interesting characters. The woman characters were always who I wanted to play as, especially the more unique and sinister ones. Choosing the woman…


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