Tag: gaming

What do we deserve from a Tekken reboot?

        I will always hold Tekken as my favourite video game ever. Apart from the Batman: Arkham games, it’s the only game series that has genuinely made an impact. I’m nearly 21 now and I still love...

/ 27th January 2016

Societies, what have you done this year to make you feel proud?

This year, societies have been up to some truly incredible things and raising funds for a number of organisations. We’ve seen the likes of Islam Society being recognised for their outstanding contribution, especially during their Charity Week in February. We’ve...

/ 18th May 2015

PaidToPlay: Chasing the online dream

Video games, once an idle waste of time, are earning young men scholarships and status as professional athletes thanks in part to one game – League of Legends. As the players turn pro and the games become ‘eSports,’ has gaming...

/ 16th February 2015

Society’s calender: Jan-Feb

With the second term back in full swing, societies have teased us with some of the exciting things they’ll be getting up to this term. There’s a lot that you could be getting involved with, and it’s never too late...

/ 16th January 2015

To Poland for LoL Society

Until 2014, Germany played host to a gaming competition that sees League of Legends players from all over the globe compete to win a $250,000 stake. After passing the baton on to Poland, The Intel Extreme Masters World Championship (IEMs),...

/ 9th January 2015

Body portrayal in video games: too much and too inaccurate?

Long gone are the days of sneaking out of bed in the middle of the night in order to beat that one damned level of ridiculously pixelated Super Mario. Now we have the possibility to sit back, mouths gaping, and...

/ 5th December 2014

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor Review

In the past Lord of the Rings games have always fallen short of the promise created by Tolkien’s Lore. However, Monolith Studios’ Shadow of Mordor manages to be not just a great game, but also builds upon the goldmine that...

/ 19th October 2014