Gaming

Okami HD – A Fresh Lick of Paint

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Alex Moore explores a beautiful, demon-infested watercolour Japan in this classic....

Insert Caption Here: Why subtitles matter in videogames

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Errol Kerr looks at how the use of text in videogames has changed over the years, and why subtitles remain crucial for accessibility...

Can Twitch Compete with YouTube?

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With Twitch recently announcing a service for premade videos, Callum Costello speculates what this might mean for the future of video streaming....

Monster Hunter: World Review

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Jacob Stimson dives into Capcom’s next-generation dinosaur murdering simulator....

Labo: Nintendo’s Augmented Reality Comeback

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Nintendo is back to thinking outside the (cardboard) box...

The Courier’s Best Games of 2017

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As 2017 draws to a close, our writers list their favourite games of the past year....

New Year, New Games – what to look forward to in 2018

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The gaming editors brush off their crystal balls and take a look at what 2018 holds in store...

The Top Five Snow and Winter Levels in Gaming

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In honour of the Christmas season, Errol Kerr counts us through some of the more festive levels in gaming....

Creating an Atmosphere through Sound: How Video Games use Music

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For me, one of the major things to make or break a game is how music is used. If there’s a good soundtrack, or a useful mechanic related to music, I’m a lot more enthusiastic...

Gamers Hiring Professional CoD Players to Rank up their Accounts

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George Boatfield analyses the phenomena of players paying for progress in their games....