A Very Dark Knight – The Batman review

As an on-screen character, Batman has been through a lot of changes. From the comic campness of the Adam West show, to Burton and then Nolan’s films, right up to the guns blazing, growling “Do you bleed?” of Ben Affleck’s version, we’ve seen a fair few different versions over the years. Ahead of Affleck’s alleged final portrayal of the character in upcoming movie The Flash (2022) comes a long-awaited solo outing for the caped crusader, directed by Matt Reeves. 

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Indie to a fault – an Outward feature

From the off, Outward makes it clear that it won’t be one of your more typical Western RPGs. If you don’t pay the above fine to your village on time, or obtain another way of being let off, you lose access to all the amenities the village provides. You don’t start with much gear, so going out into the world to explore almost guarantees you’ll get your behind handed to you by the various enemies.

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The Dune Issue

Things are always going to be lost in the process of adapting work from one medium to another, and such a complex book as Dune is no exception: How do you condense hundreds of pages of rich prose, world-building, politicking and inner monologues into something comprehensible and enjoyable for movie-goers?

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Flat Frontiers – A No Man’s Sky feature

Much like Rare’s Sea of Thieves, which I wrote about last year, No Man’s Sky has clearly been a labour of love for the studio behind it and Hello Games have redeemed themselves in many people’s eyes.

I picked the game up during 2020’s lockdown and played for a few months in both single-player and multiplayer. After close to a year’s break, and with the arrival of the new Frontiers update I decided to reinstall the game to have a look…

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Ad Verse effects

Good evening, dear readers! It’s March, just about – is it just me, or is time moving very fast this year? (Sorry February post, I tried but I’ve been busy). This term I’ve still been doing flash fiction/ short stories in my Horror/ SF/ Fantasy module, but poetry has been taking up most of my […]

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Infinity mirrors

Good afternoon, dear readers! Well, the first month of 2020 is almost over huh? It’s been 26 days and my vision still hasn’t become perfect, so I’m about ready to pack this whole thing in and start 2021. This attitude has nothing to do with two movies I finally got round to watching this week: […]

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