Laura Griffiths

Laura Griffiths

Tech journalist with too many Lara Croft figurines. Switch and PS4 user. Occasional reviewer of cake and guitar-playing, wannabe popstar. The Sims 2 build music is my internal screensaver.

Lara Croft: My Kickass, Girl Power Hero

Let me take you back to June 1999, a nine-year-old girl blows out the candles on a birthday cake decorated with an image of a brunette woman sporting a braid, green tank top and dual pistols. Cut to 2019, that same girl, 20-years wiser (sort of) and several iterations of that character later, sits down at a desk adorned with merchandise that nine-year-old could only dream about calling up and orde...[Read More]

Is the PlayStation Classic even worth £15?

This week I got my hands on a PlayStation Classic. No, I didn’t need one, I’ve got a perfectly functional original PlayStation, a stack of games and two Raspberry Pi devices hooked up to my TV to prove just how much I didn’t need one. But for 15 quid in the Amazon Prime sale, not buying one felt like the less sensible option. Plus, it’s just so damn cute. But being cute doesn’t necessarily make yo...[Read More]

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Spider-Man: Far From Home

Spider-Man has always been my favourite superhero (very nearly superseded by Captain Marvel this year when I teared up leaving the cinema … because girl power). He’s an everyman, albeit with a higher IQ than most and access to Stark Industries tech, so it doesn’t really matter what guise it arrives in, whether it’s animation form in the brilliant “Into the Spider-Verse” or in the shape of Toby Mag...[Read More]