Category Archives: Gaming

Games Are For Everyone: Cara Ellison on Indie Gaming

12231119_1217978471552115_1721785510_nIndie gaming, games created by individuals or groups without the financial support of mainstream publishers, has skyrocketed in popularity over the past few years thanks to games like Five Nights At Freddies, a horror game that became popular with YouTube players, and crowd funding websites like Kickstarter getting larger scale projects off the ground. And really, it’s no surprise that Scotland has such a considerable indie gaming community, after all it’s the birthplace of Rockstar Games, the creators of the infamous Grand Theft Auto and Manhunt series. Continue reading Games Are For Everyone: Cara Ellison on Indie Gaming

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Review: Game Masters, National Museum of Scotland

GamMasterAppearing in the wake of Mammoths and Vikings, The National Museum of Scotland is currently hosting the Melbourne-developed exhibition, Game Masters, featuring over 100 playable games. With such a multitude of games available I was excited to visit this exhibition, hoping to re-discover some childhood favourites and try out games I’ve only gazed at from afar since parting with my console many years ago. Continue reading Review: Game Masters, National Museum of Scotland