Namco Funscape

Namco Funscape

One of the great tucked away gems of Central London used to be the multi floored games arcade, complete with bowling alley, in the Trocadero building between Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square. Sadly this was shut down in 2011, not a great surprise as it was often empty, and since then the building has been…

What Happened to Cheat Codes?

What Happened to Cheat Codes?

Schoolyard currency took many forms. For some of us it was collecting Pokémon or football cards, for others it was teaching our Tamagotchi a new trick, for me though (and, since you’re reading this, I suspect you too) it was cheat codes. Cheats brought something to the schoolyard that trading cards and electrical gizmos never…

EA has Failed Star Wars

EA has Failed Star Wars

After 6 years of dismal performance, it is time that Disney revoke EA’s license to the Star Wars franchise. A few days ago, as I was browsing the morning news on my way to work, I encountered an article from Kotaku, a gaming and technology news platform. To my dismay, but not surprise, it read…

Detroit: Become Human

Detroit: Become Human

I’m a big fan of games that force me to make decisions. With that in mind, I consider myself fortunate that these kinds of games are becoming more and more common, from episodic games such as the cult classic Life is Strange series to more mainstream AAA titles such as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.…