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Favourite games tell a personal story

Video games aren’t just about saving loved ones, blowing stuff up or grabbing as much loot as possible (although those are all awesome things). We have access to a range of experiences and there’s at least one which has impacted us personally. Whether it’s that classic you played as a child and bonded with family over, or a newer release which made you change your … Continue reading Favourite games tell a personal story

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Virtually the best Christmas present

As mentioned in January’s editorial earlier this week, Christmas can be a crazy time for us here in the Later Levels household. As well as the usual flurry of activity – travelling between family members, setting up toys gifted to younger relations, helping in the kitchen, stopping dad from snoring after he falls asleep on the sofa – being a step-parent family comes with its … Continue reading Virtually the best Christmas present

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Creative Christmas: festive gaming memories

It’s day two of the Creative Christmas collaboration, where a group of bloggers are joining forces to tackle 12 video-game-related questions all based around a loose festive storyline. Following on from yesterday’s entry about a gift for someone special, the next we’re facing is: You’re wrapping presents while listening to cheesy festive tunes, and start to reminisce about holidays past. What’s your favourite Christmas gaming … Continue reading Creative Christmas: festive gaming memories

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Creative Christmas: a gift for someone special

Today is the start of the Creative Christmas collaboration, where a group of bloggers are joining forces to tackle 12 video-game-related questions all based around a loose festive storyline. The first we’re going up against is: You need to choose a gift for someone special and go online to check out the video game item catalogue. Who is this person and what present would you … Continue reading Creative Christmas: a gift for someone special

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London Comic Con 2017: a round-up

MCM Comic Con events are the UK and Ireland’s most exciting pop culture shows, and the only UK-based events that bring together such a broad scope of popular culture categories including gaming, movies, anime, comics and more. We took my stepson to his first at the ExCeL centre in London last year and he absolutely loved it: the happy atmosphere, the huge number of friendly … Continue reading London Comic Con 2017: a round-up