I first met Johnny Manna at a pizza place just outside of Hopewell Junction in upstate New York, with little knowledge or inclination of his musical ability and composure. Even as the ensuing day and night passed, I had no idea I was sat in the presence of genuine, exciting talent. Fast forward to a … Continue reading Introducing Johnny Manna, music for those who need it.
The latest instalment of Marvel’s cinematic franchise is upon us with Thor: Ragnarok. Since the film has been receiving a mixed reaction, Jessie and Alex have decided to debate their two conflicting viewpoints in a different style of review than usual. Story Jessie: I felt the story could’ve been much better if it had dropped the … Continue reading Thor: Ragnarok – Two conflicting viewpoints
The Legend of Zelda is my favourite franchise of all time so you can understand why I felt so much anticipation in the build-up to Breath of the Wild. Back in 1986, the first game in the franchise hit the Nintendo Entertainment System and blew gamers away with its non-handholding adventure through the land of … Continue reading Returning to Greatness: A Review of Breath of the Wild
"Happy Death Day is a healthy mix of both Groundhog Day and Scream, this much is obvious and almost every critic is going to notice it." Jessica Rothe stars in what most would assume is a horrifying tale of a girl trying to figure out who her killer is, or face being stuck in an … Continue reading Happy Death Day is lite in tone and scares
"Assassin’s Creed: Origins isn’t quite the best of the franchise. Instalments such as Assassin’s Creed II and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag serve as examples of the best the series has to offer but Origins is certainly up there, blending RPG elements and new gameplay mechanics, reinventing the series when it was at risk of … Continue reading A shake-up in all areas for Assassin’s Creed Origins
On September 14th, 2017, I was one of a handful to attend Nike's "Process of Collaboration" talk within London's Barbican centre; this was an occasion in which 5 of "The Ten" were released. Guest speakers included both Virgil Abloh and Nate Jobe; Nike's Senior Design Director, who answered questions towards the end of proceedings on … Continue reading Virgil Abloh’s Nike
In 2016, the games industry treated us to classics such as Overwatch, a reboot to the Doom franchise and a nostalgic indie action/adventure named Hyper Light Drifter. Inspired by the Final Fantasy and Zelda franchises from the NES/SNES, Hyper Light Drifter is the breakout game by small independent company Heart Machine available on PC, Mac, … Continue reading Dancing with Swords: A Review of Hyper Light Drifter