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The nerd, the video game and the stereotype that needs to end.

The nerd, the video game and the stereotype that needs to end.

Lifestyle, Tech
Spectacles, high waisted trousers and a copy of Fantastic Four #481. Seen in a movie, perhaps, but this archaic representation of gamers isn’t accurate anymore. Reporter: Ryan Yeo | Sub-Editor: Emre Gunes “I remember my stepdad asking me once when I’d grow out of games. I rebutted: do you grow out of books? Do you grow out of films? No, then why must I grow out of this particular entertainment medium?” He makes a good point. I sat down with former IGN news editor, Luke Karmali, to discuss why the video game culture has become saturated with this negative stigma. Bombarded with accusations that we're wasting our time with brain-harming activities and adopting aggressive and lazy personalities, gamers can find it hard to proudly be their pixel-loving selves. The sheer nature of a gam

Data, Disks and Displays: The life of a PC repair man

Tech, Tech (news), Technology
Ever thought about what it what goes on in a PC repair shop? I went to find out. Reporter: Emre Gunes / Sub-editor: Adrian Vasilescu I recently had to get my laptop fixed because it suddenly crashed so as any mature person would I googled the closest PC repair shops in my area and checked online reviews to make sure my precious laptop doesn't fall into the wrong hands. I soon found a small PC repair business called DNA-TECH computer solutions and saw the 5 star ratings and immediately became intrigued. Add the fact it was only 15 minutes away on foot, i set out to seek this repair shop. However, after finding the address on google maps and walking there I soon realized this was no easy task. I expected it to be some sort of store or workshop close to the main street but instead the addre...
Millennial – Issue 1

Millennial – Issue 1

Food, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Magazines, Tech, Technology, Travel
Welcome to Millennial. This is the premier issue of our new lifestyle magazine directed at young Londoners. It's a publication dedicated to covering the issues you care about and delivering the best tech, food, travel and health features. This is also our Winter edition, so it's packed full of festive Christmas features too. Created as a collaboration between The Voice of London's Lifestyle and Food teams. https://issuu.com/jackleslie6/docs/millennials_4_final  
The remastered Crash Bandicoot is FINALLY revealed!

The remastered Crash Bandicoot is FINALLY revealed!

Lifestyle, Tech, Tech (news)
*Queue Tiki sound when you get the mask* Reporter: Ryan Yeo | Sub-Editor: Emre Gunes Everyone’s favourite marsupial is but a spin, body slam and slide away. Set to release in 2017, 21 years after the original game was released, Crash Bandicoot: N-Sane Trilogy will feature the first three instalments remastered for PS4 - Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back and Crash Bandicoot: Warped With improved graphics, gamers will be able to enjoy the nostalgia from Sony’s staple franchise with a modern twist. Gameplay mechanics have been tweaked as well, with Crash able to run in full 360 degree rotation, as opposed to the original eight directions. Additionally, a ‘save’ function has been added so you don’t have to restart the game when you run out of lives, and every level c
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