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 Jordan Erica Webber make … Continue Reading Fascinating females: interesting women in video games
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 who lets their child … Continue Reading Should we let kids play video games?
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. In this he briefly … Continue Reading Horror: the best and worst of video games
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 few rounds of Street … Continue Reading Chasing memories: nostalgia’s effect on video games
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 play-throughs, character options and … Continue Reading Thank you, BioWare
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, a cheeky sense of … Continue Reading Batman bites: video game ratings and suitability