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Q1 2022                                      PRINT

We'll Always Have Paris

"Paris in the fall, the last months of the year at the end of the millennium. The city holds many memories for me, of music, of cafes, of love and of death."
As a disembodied voice delivers this compelling opening, a foreboding string bass note gives way to an orchestral swell...

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March 5th 2022                 EXCLUSIVE

Rowen Recommends... Crypt of the NecroDancer [Game]

Roguelikes are now a dime a dozen in the world of indie gaming, even making their way onto the mainstream scene with titles like Housemarque’s Returnal gracing the PS5 and Hades winning big at the BAFTAs...

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March 4th 2022                 EXCLUSIVE

Rowen Recommends... BioShock: Rapture [Book]

“ I am Andrew Ryan and I am here to ask you a question. Is a man not entitled to the sweat of his brow? “No,” says the man in Washington, “it belongs to the poor.” “No,” says the man in the Vatican, “it belongs to God...”

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March 4th 2022                 EXCLUSIVE

Rowen Recommends… Lacuna

While the rest of the world revels in the hyperrealistic wonders of the modern gaming world, there’s always one picky little heathen in the corner looking in the opposite direction. Me. I’m that picky little heathen...

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March 25th 2022                EXCLUSIVE

Retro Revival - Is Gaming Missing a Turn on the Remake Roadmap?

Bandicoots, dragons and anime heroes with gargantuan swords, oh my!

While far from a new venture (particularly on the silver screen), remakes, remasters and reboots—and the rumours surrounding them—have dominated the last five years of console gaming...

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March 5th 2022                 EXCLUSIVE

Off the (Virtual) Beaten Path - Escaping Extremes and Finding Freedom

There’s an iconic two-parter story in Season 15 of South Park that I recently rewatched for the first time in years: “You’re Getting Old”/“Ass Burgers”. Stan turns 10 and suddenly everything around him seems like crap. Literally...

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March 4th 2022                 EXCLUSIVE

Time still feels a wibbly-wobbly illusion in general of late, but the gaming world, in particular, is travelling through a time-warp. The nostalgic classics of our childhoods are being brought into the world of tomorrow — thumbs up if you read that in Futurama fashion...

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Q4 2021                                      PRINT

Games We Love: Grandia

A first is always indellible. First kiss, first hurt, first adventure. For whatever reason and no matter what emotion or aura is attached to it, all carve their own unique sigil in our memory. The realm of gaming is no different...

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