Geek Pride's Peter Ray Allison straps himself into the pilot seat and powers up his mech to take MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries for a spin.
It would be fair to say that Julian Gollop invented turn-based tactical squad-combat computer games, when he released Rebelstar Raiders on the Spectrum in 1984. From there, he created Laser Squad and later UFO: Enemy Unknown (also known as X-COM) and its sequels. Each game introduced new elements, from the Geoscape strategic overlay of the […]
To say i’m a Kevin Smith fan is putting it lightly and to even say i’m in the demographic doesn’t even scratch the surface of my adoration of this man. With an evening of Reboot Pie, followed by an after show Q&A, I couldn’t quite understand why the gods hadn’t struck me down right there […]
The King is a new Netflix film, directed by David Michôd, based loosely on Shakespeare’s Henriad and staring Timothée Chalamet as the Prince of Wales “Hal,” soon to be Legendary Henry V, Joel Edgerton as Sir John Falstaff and Robert Pattinson as the Dauphine of France. It is also a film that I have very […]
2019 is filled with big-budget AAA titles. Pokemon Sword & Shield, Mortal Kombat 11, Death Stranding and even Luigi’s Mansion 3 have all been massive successes! But there are plenty of smaller titles which are also worth your time and effort. Saying that, let’s see what we have to show today… WHAT IS THIS […]
Sci Fi Weekender (SFW) is an event like no other. Less like a convention and more of a festival, SFW is the UK’s largest geek camp and there is literally nothing else like it in the UK. The weekend-long geek-fest officially commenced on the Friday morning, with the opening ceremony where event organiser Jonni Davis […]
Joker isn’t an action packed, explosion filled, Superhero trope laden caper, replete with cheesy jokes and one liners. No, it’s a dark, gritty, in some ways brutal and disturbing cautionary tale of how society, ignored, abused and left to fester, will retaliate and lay low those who ignored it for years; the avatar of its rage and dissolution manifesting in Arthur Fleck’s Joker.
Investigating sordid political corruption, journalist Harry Hendrick grows uneasy when he hears rumours of a chilling figure behind it. Mistress Hel plies her dark arts from a luxurious suburban lair, motivated by a desire for revenge from a past marred by terrible wrongs. Harry hears of demonic visions, of people under a supernatural thrall, and is slowly drawn into her web. Inside are diabolical ceremonies and visions that threaten both his sanity and his life; something black and infernal reaching out into...
When washed-up journalist Harry Hendrick wakes one morning with a hangover and a strange symbol tattooed on his neck, he shrugs it off as a bad night out. But soon more tattoos appear: grisly, violent images which come accompanied by horrific nightmares – so he begins to dig deeper. Harry’s search leads him to a sinister disappearance, torment from beyond the grave, and a web of corruption and violence tangled with his own past. One way or another, he has to right the wrongs.