Podcast: How OldSchool Runescape has turned into a success story

Most of us will fondly remember Runescape from out childhood, but most of us don’t realise that it’s still running. After a slump in members, Jagex is bouncing back with their release of OldSchool Runescape, recapturing a player-base that most would assume was lost. I met up with my good friend and long time player Ellis Kay to talk about the direction of the game … Continue reading Podcast: How OldSchool Runescape has turned into a success story

Podcast: How Micro-transactions are changing the gaming industry

It seems nowadays that game are expecting more and more money from you. Micro-transactions are intrinsicly changing the way that we both play and pay for games, with the industry seemingly taking more liberties when it comes to the customer. This week I met up with my friend Nathan Williamson, a gaming journalist, to talk about how micro-transactions are being implemented and what the herald … Continue reading Podcast: How Micro-transactions are changing the gaming industry

Polybius: The game that never was

The early 1980s was a fantastic time for arcade gaming. Games like Pacman and Galaga fill arcades with those young and old. The large cabinets and pay to play system allowed developers to make game play much smoother and more sophisticated, however in 1981 there were rumours of another game, one that spelled danger for anyone who had the misfortune to play it. They called … Continue reading Polybius: The game that never was