Originally published on 1001Up: A while ago I came across a two-part piece on The Guardian website entitled ‘Beyond Lara Croft’. It’s well-written and authors Kate Gray, Holly Neilsen and … Continue Reading Fascinating females: interesting women in video games
Originally published on 1001Up: It should be simple really. PEGI give a game a legally-enforceable rating; parents read the rating; parents forbid their child from playing. Problem solved! Any parent … Continue Reading Should we let kids play video games?
Originally published on 1001Up: Last month I came across a short thought-provoking article written by Tyler Oldfield on The Young Beards website, entitled The Horror Genre Is The Best Genre. … Continue Reading Horror: the best and worst of video games
Originally published on 1001Up: The majority of my friends are male and when we get together, video games tend to feature in some way or another. It might be a … Continue Reading Chasing memories: nostalgia’s effect on video games
Originally published on 1001Up: It took me two years to finish Mass Effect 2. Not because there’s two years worth of content, although by the time you factor in multiple … Continue Reading Thank you, BioWare
Originally published on 1001Up: I met Pete and his young son after moving to a different part of Essex last year. Ethan is a gorgeous little seven-year-old with boundless energy, … Continue Reading Batman bites: video game ratings and suitability