James Baker

August 8, 2016

Samus Aran: What A Female Hero Should Be

There’s a surge in female confidence, and girl power is on the rise across much of the world. Female protagonists have popped up to defend against the Mog Chothra, or been found creeping around Sevastopol trying to avoid a particularly terrifying alien species. But one female hero has been consistently […]
August 2, 2016

New Pokemon, Z-Moves, Alola Forms Revealed

Nintendo’s latest trailer has revealed exciting new information about the upcoming Pokemon Sun and Moon. New Pokemon, new Alola forms for existing Pokemon, and the addition of Z-Moves. Oricorio Oricorio has different styles for each of the different islands of Alola. Baile Style is Fire/Flying type, Pom-Pom style is Electric/Flying, […]
July 25, 2016

Five Worst ‘Pokemon’ Evolutions From Generation One

Pokemon Trainers seem to be on the march in recent weeks, and they’re all going about their day catching Generation One Pokemon. It seems it only takes a few Ratata and Pidgey to get people outside and enjoying the summer weather, and nostalgia has certainly united the 90s kids once […]
July 20, 2016

New Pokemon Revealed For ‘Sun And Moon’

As anticipation builds for Pokemon Sun and Moon, the CoroCoro magazine has revealed six more new Pokemon for Generation Seven. Wimpod Wimpod is a Bug/Water-type Pokemon. It has the new ability Wimp Out which causes it to flee or switch out when its HP is below half. Bouncsweet Bouncsweet is […]
July 10, 2016

Is ‘Pokemon Go’ A Fad?

Like many children of the nineties, I grew up with color-clashing clothes, Macaulay Culkin movies, and a choice between Bulbasaur, Squirtle, or Charmander. The decision wasn’t easy, nor could it have been taken lightly, but inevitably Squirtle became my first ever Pokemon partner. Needless to say times have changed, but […]
July 7, 2016

New Pokemon Salandit Revealed At The Japan Expo In France

The new Pokemon Salandit has been revealed at the Japan Expo in France. Salandit is Poison/Fire-type and has the ability Corrosion, which allows it to inflict the poison status condition on Poison and Steel type Pokemon. This new release follows the seven revealed last week in a trailer released by […]
July 5, 2016

‘Teddy Together’ – A Horrifying Way To Love

Beyond the realms of ridicule, and into the planet of pulsing nausea. An overload of cuteness, with a dashing of cutting-edge gameplay, and possible rations of horrifying unease. Teddy Together was only released at the beginning of the month and it’s yet to make any headlines … until today. Teddy […]
June 28, 2016

The Future For The UK Gaming Industry Post-Brexit

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. Following the referendum, the Pound Sterling dropped to its lowest level against the US Dollar since 1985, and the FTSE 250 slumped 11.5 percent. Since then, the United Kingdom has also lost its AAA credit rating with S&P, as well […]
June 22, 2016

E3 2016 – Is Nintendo Going West?

Nintendo has had a largely successful E3 this year in 2016, unveiling the new Zelda title, Breath Of The Wild, and further showcasing Pokemon Sun and Moon. With the success of Western RPGs such as Elder Scrolls: Skyrim and Fallout 4, has Nintendo broken from its stubborn past and taken […]
June 15, 2016

E3 2016: New Pokemon Additions To ‘Pokemon Sun’ and ‘Pokemon Moon’

Nintendo has been teasing with the revelation of new Pokemon that will appear in Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon at E3 2016. There is also the addition of new forms for Lunala and Solgaleo. Pikipek Pikipek is a normal/flying type Pokemon, essentially the standard bird Pokemon that is found in […]