Author: Jamie Tompsett

Games Editor 2015/16

In the modern world we live in, with the plentitudes of consoles available and with PC gaming easily accessible to all newcomers, it is often hard to look past those fancy graphics and great “pay respects” mechanics to more traditional gaming. Though there are still clubs and meet-ups for those who want to play Dungeons and Dragons or other RPGs, the good old-fashioned board games are often shunned by the wayside. Which is why it’s all the more important to find the shining examples of this medium whilst it’s still available. With Halloween approaching, it felt right to acknowledge a…

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There has been an awakening, have you felt it? From the fanboys, and the “leet” Usually in an article like this I would spend some time discussing the storyline of a video game, but as this is only a beta focusing on the multiplayer aspects of this game, there’s really no point. Furthermore, if even three of you actually reading this article doesn’t know what Star Wars is, I will literally eat my own hat and record it for Seren TV; I don’t even own a hat, but I will buy one if you can prove your Lucas-based ignorance. Regardless,…

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Being a gamer in university is notoriously difficult. With current releases selling for forty to fifty quid a pop, it’s easy to spend hundreds of pounds for less than a week’s entertainment. Thankfully, when you know what to look for, it’s not too difficult to find hidden gems that are nearly as fun as new games, and are often even more so. The game I found this month, for just over a pound in the local Game, is a classic from the Japanese games industry; Dark Souls (published in 2009 by From Software for the PC, Xbox 360 and PS3) is…

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