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Society Showcase: The Esports Society!

By Robert Wheatley – Head of Editorial The University of Hertfordshire boasts its impressive Athletic Union and many sports societies, but there’s only one society at our university that represents a relatively new era of sports, and that’s the Herts SU Esports Society. Esports is much like any other sporting event: it draws huge crowds (more than 385 million will watch competitive gaming in 2017), it hands its winners incredible cash prizes (the total prize pool for a compet

SkidStorm (Android) Review: Drift To Win!

By Robert Wheatley – Head of Editorial SkidStorm’s exactly what it says on the tin, and that’s perfect because it gives you exactly what you’d expect. Immobile Games’ SkidStorm is a cutesy car racing game where you manoeuvre your toony vehicle through a variety of isometrically-viewed tracks, challenging other cars to a race across the finish line. What makes SkidStorm as a mobile gaming app stand out a little more from other racing titles isn’t just its pleasant, geometrical

SteamWorld Dig 2 Review

Have you ever had one of those evenings where you can’t quite decide what to watch, read or play? The odds are that you likely ended up sat re-watching an old series on Netflix, or jumping between games you beat long ago. Sometimes though, just sometimes, you might stumble upon something new. The original SteamWorld Dig was a ‘something new’ for me in 2013, and quickly became one of my favourite independent games of recent years. Four years later, SteamWorld Dig 2 revives the