The Month in Games: August 2015

For this first Month in Games feature, there’s something for everyone. From retro gaming to remastering and a world of Infinite possibilities in a galaxy far, far away… Rare Replay To celebrate 30 years of gaming, Rare will release a 30 game compilation exclusively on Xbox One. Featuring classic titles such as Perfect Dark, Battletoads, […]Read More

Who’s Who: Assassin’s Creed

With the latest instalment of this franchise – Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate – due for release later in the year, now might be a good time to brush up on Assassins past and take a look back at the protagonists so far. So here’s a quick guide to the playable characters in the main series. All of […]Read More

Throwback Thursday: For Your Entertainment // Adam Lambert

In the past year, Adam Lambert has released his third studio album, The Original High, taken a (temporary) seat at the judging table of American Idol (where he got his ‘big break’) and toured the world with Queen. Not bad for someone who’s launch into mainstream music didn’t exactly go as planned. After finishing second on the […]Read More

Gaming News: No More Pip-Boys

When it was announced at E3 that Fallout 4 would feature an exclusive Pip-Boy edition for fans to pre order, the excitement was palpable and pre order opening couldn’t come fast enough. This special edition of the game, to be released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC on November 10th, would feature a copy […]Read More

Movie Monday: The World’s End

Title: The World’s End Starring: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, Eddie Marsan and Rosamund Pike The third film in the so called “Cornetto Trilogy” sees Simon Pegg star as Gary King, who is trying to reunite with his friends Steven (Considine), Oliver (Freeman), Peter (Marsan) and Andy (Frost) so they can have […]Read More

Movie Monday: Chef

Title: Chef Starring: Jon Favreau, John Leguizamo, Emjay Anthony, Sofia Vergara, Scarlett Johansson, Oliver Platt and Dustin Hoffman LA based chef Carl Casper (Favreau) is stuck: in his professional life, he’s doing the same thing every night to keep his boss Riva (Hoffman) happy, and in his personal life, his marriage has ended and he’s […]Read More

Making the Jump: From Small to Silver Screen

With the highly anticipated Spooks: The Greater Good about to hit cinemas, it follows in the footsteps of many films before it. Starting out on television and now making the jump to the silver screen, it’s one of many in a tradition going back decades. To list every single adaptation would take a while, so […]Read More

Throwback Thursday: The Show Must Go On // Queen

In 1990, Queen were recording their 14th studio album – Innuendo. Unbeknown to the public, Freddie Mercury was dying from complications from AIDS. Regardless of his condition, he continued to work with his bandmates to make the album happen. During one session, Brian May heard John Deacon and Roger Taylor play through a chord sequence. […]Read More

TV Review: Marvel’s Daredevil // Episode 11-13

In this final part of my look at the new adaptation of the Marvel comic books, we reach the end of this series with episodes 11-13. Episode 11: “The Path of the Righteous” The events of last episode still weigh heavily on everyone and, as a result, all are being cautious. Each having their own […]Read More

TV Review: Marvel’s Daredevil // Episodes 7-10

In this third instalment, I’m taking a quick look at episodes 7-10 of Marvel’s Daredevil, which is currently available to watch on Netflix Episode 7 “Stick” This is another episode that felt like a two hander but isn’t. This time it’s Matt and the enigmatic Stick, who trained Matt how to hone his remaining senses […]Read More

TV Review: Marvel’s Daredevil // Episodes 4-6

Continuing on from my previous post, which looked at the first three episodes of the Marvel/Netflix series, this looks at episodes 4 to 6. Episode 4: “In The Blood” Episode four gives us not only a better look at Wilson Fisk but also at the Russian brothers, Anatoly and Vladimir. The brothers are under a […]Read More

TV Review: Marvel’s Daredevil // Episodes 1-3

Marvel has launched it’s latest project – an adaptation of Daredevil – on Netflix. This 13 episode series tells the story of Matt Murdock, a blind man who lives a double life. By day, he’s a lawyer with his partner, Foggy Nelson, and by night he’s a vigilante trying to help the endangered citizens of […]Read More

Book News: Young Adult Literature Convention Announced

The 2nd Young Adult Literature Convention will be held from July 17-19 at London’s Olympia. Part of Waterstones Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman Laureate initiatives, this event is the largest dedicated to Teen and Young Adult fiction to be held in the UK. The three day event will feature Q&A sessions with authors, workshops, book signings […]Read More

Movie Monday: The Boondock Saints

Title: The Boondock Saints Starring: Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus and Willem Dafoe Synopsis: Connor and Murphy MacManus are your typical Irish brothers living in Boston. They work hard but also play hard as well and their faith is as important to them as each other. In fact, this is where we first see the […]Read More