Huge Oranges!

Star Wars merch is going on sale all over the world in the lead up to the release of The Force Awakens, the next episode (or first one, who knows?) in the massively successful Saturday morning, B-Movie franchise. But Read the rest

No Shock

No! Shock

We all weave our way through our lives knowing in the back of our minds that there are rules in place. It’s our challenge to discover what those rules are, and how they apply to us. But it’s

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We all weave our way through our lives knowing in the back of our minds that there are rules in place. It’s our challenge to discover what those rules are, and how they apply to us. But it’s not as Read the rest

“Videogames” is (sic) the story-telling, populist yet also artistic medium of the 21st Century. Or, when in the big leagues, it’s the production of can’t give a shit redeployments of old tat followed rapidly by the redundancies of most of Read the rest

Anaesthetic! What operation!!

Got a letter from the Government the other day. A form letter as it goes. The kind of form letter that absolutely terrified my 80 year-old mother.

She’s an ex-Wren, ex-PA to Lord Mountbatten, now slightly demented due to a … Read the rest

I write now as a lefty and not as someone whose day job is trying to get people to read the commercial website about video games (‘videogames’) that I edit. Sadly I find myself writing about this sad piece Read the rest

LesterThe Verge is a tech site run by Vox Media in the United States of America. It is launching its games news site called, for some reason, ‘Polygon’. Those are the facts. Now, as ever when it comes to commerce Read the rest

TerseI work providing coverage of the videogames industry. This means getting review copies of games among other things and then commissioning writers to review those games – or sometimes reviewing them myself. I’ve been doing this off and on since Read the rest