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My Hero Academia: Why Mineta Being Gay Would Be A Good Thing

As you may or may not have heard, depending on your awareness of manga/anime, there was a bit of a surprising “coming out” for a rather loathed character in a popular Manga and anime series called “My Hero Academia”. Regular readers will know of my fondness for this particular franchise, being one of the few animes that I follow religiously, and the fewer still of which I have read the manga for, ...[Read More]

5 Power Ranger Knock-offs You Forgot Existed

Like any self-respecting child of the 90’s I loved The “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”, perhaps it was their incorruptible spirit, their unshakeable friendship, or maybe it was the fact that they got awesome colour coordinated-dinosaur themed mechs…. It was probably that last one. But like anything popular it wasn’t long before the imitators started pouring in. Some were better than others, I was p...[Read More]

F**K Activision-Blizzard

It’s been a difficult couple of years recently, a worldwide pandemic, the attempted destruction of western democracy, the shocking increase in stupid fucking idiots who, not only don’t believe in vaccines, but who now have decided that modern idiocy isn’t enough! NO! Now they have hurtled back in time a few centuries and have now decided that the earth is fucking flat! And the cherry on this shit ...[Read More]

My Top 5 Skyrim Special Edition Mods

I spent about 3 days of down time reorganising my mod load order, which includes hours of tutorial videos, messages from online friends and a lot of trial and error, to make my 300+ mods play nicely together. I’m someone that goes mod shopping before even starting my game, always hunting for something new, something I don’t even need, and I’m not sure that I even want, just for the sake of having ...[Read More]

Cate Archer Vs. Gordon Freeman – Who Would Win?

  Gordon Freeman Age: 27 (Biologically) Eyes: Green Profession: Theoretical physicist at Black Mesa       Catherine “Cate” Anne Archer Age: 21 Eyes: Green International super spy at UNITY     At first glance, these characters couldn’t be further apart in terms of skill but looking deep reveals some striking similarities. Both are extremely intelligen...[Read More]

6 things we’d love to see from Tomb Raider’s 25th anniversary

This year marks 25 years since the gates to that chillingly atmospheric Peruvian cave first slammed shut behind Lara Croft and our adventures with the globetrotting star of what would become the storied Tomb Raider series began. 25 years, countless locations and bullets spent, and several retcons later, Lara Croft remains one of the most enduring icons in video game history and developer Crystal D...[Read More]