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Don’t Vote with your Wallet – Vote with your Protest!

When I was a kid, I used to collect Panini stickers. You buy an album, and get card packs with random stickers to fill up the empty squares. You never know what stickers you’re going to get. But for the joy of opening a pack, the excitement of getting new ones and trading the doubles, you gladly paid a price. When you think about it, it was scale model capitalism:…


FIFA 17 The Journey: Needs more Drugs, Dirt and Sex

Once again, Alex Hunter nervously chuckles and looks up at the character in front of him, with his shy puppy eyes. I softly scoff at his mild mannered demeanour and push down the thumb stick on my Xbox controller, hoping in vain I’d able to just walk away from the scene. But Alex can’t be controlled off the pitch apart from choosing answers in the dialogue wheel. Young master Hunter…


Unravel, Ikea and Swedish Meatballs

A friend’s comment about Unravel made me think about something. We hardly ever realise which country our games are from. Unravel is Swedish, and we know that because the game is using the Scandinavian country as backdrop for the adventures of its adorable little protagonist.But normally, in 99 percent of the cases, the country of origin is not reflected in the product. My friend discussed with another friend the achievements…