Female sidekicks in games have over the decades gone from being ‘damsels in distress’ to something more equal in terms of ability and story telling. Ruaidhri examines the games that led to this change in attitude with gender equality in games.
I’ve never hidden my love for Japan. I got engaged there and had my honeymoon. I’ve loved every second I spent in the country and…
People scream from the rooftops about their love for football, engaging anyone about it whether they care or not, why can’t Ruaidhri do the same with Zangief?
With leaks of the PS4.5 seeming to point to true Ali wonders whether we need a new Playstation and what this means for console generations.
Whether it laziness or down to a dilution of content; Ruaidhri is reaching the end of his interest in big open world games. Could games do with going back to more linear focused affairs?
Playing Devil’s advocate is never easy, especially when you actually quite like the Devil. Ruaidhri prepares for a roasting as he tries to justify why Unity is his favourite Assassin’s Creed game to date.
A trench coat, rain, guns and hovering police cars, this must be a cyber-punk future. Ruaidhri goes back to the future in Satellite Reign, the spiritual successor to Syndicate.
Is there any justification for using emulators and downloading roms? As a retro gaming fan and a collector Ruaidhri tries to justify his use of the morally grey area of emulating games.
With #Gamergate finally winding down but the hatred sticking around, why are there angry gamers and why do people start flame wars and social media campaigns? And why did #Gamergate have to ruin Adam Baldwin?
With annual releases and the inherent restrictions of the platform you’re making a game for, is there any real room for innovation in games? Apart from some more lens flare, have we reached our peak?
With the upcoming release of Sims 4, Megan explores the reasons why hardcore and casual gamers come to play The Sims.
Ruaidhri has returned to Port Carveton and Skate 3 for the umpteenth time, but it raises the question, with so many sales and loyal fans, why hasn’t EA made Skate 4?
With the upcoming release of Persona 4 Ultimax, it raises the question of blank state player characters and what exactly happens when out of player hands and direct control! Or, more specially, should they be out of player control?
Elliot takes a trip through time to his childhood, the 90’s. And with glasses firmly rose tinted he explains why the 90’s were the best for gaming.
After being drowned in a deluge of WW2 shooters a few years ago Ruaidhri wonders if it’s time to go back to the front line?