A Journey Through Hell: Mental Illness as a Game Mechanic

Last August, Ninja Theory self-published a third-person action game following the narrative of a Celtic woman journeying through the hell found in Norse mythology, titled Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice. During the development cycle this game made waves through its proposal and occupation of a space known as indie AAA, with identifying characteristics as a small team, […]

Tripping over Adaptations of the DC Universe

In the past few years, we’ve seen a huge surge in popularity towards the comic book universes, particularly where Marvel and DC are concerned (sometimes it’s easy to forget there are others, it’s just that those two are big, loud and rich). Of course, these comics have always held a strong cult following, and are […]

Kids These Days…

Sunday mornings roll around and the first page that children (and teenagers) usually turn to is the Sunday comic page. Not only do these comics provide classic entertainment for the young readers, there is also one particular comic that unites all parents in regards to their children—Zits. Created in 1997, the comic follows the life […]