The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


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Gamers fight back against POTUS

The community comes up Trumps after violent video game meeting

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Science news around the world this week

Sophie Boyd reports on key science stories from around the globe this week

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Cryptocurrency and its impact on PC gaming

A controversial currency creates computer chaos

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What to expect from the games industry in 2018

The Mancunion’s guide to the coming year in the industry

Geguri, the first female competitor in Overwatch APEX

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What it’s like being a ‘girl gamer’

Traditionally ‘nerdy’ sub-cultures are terrible to women

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Are Star Wars games doomed?

Are Star Wars games redeemable, or have they fallen to the dark side?

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In defence of toxic behaviour in online gaming

To really enjoy a game, sometimes you have to make sure others don’t

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Level design done right

Some examples of top quality world and level design over the years


The rise of pre-order culture

A look at one of the most taken-for-granted practices in the industry

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Speed running

A quick history of the subculture

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Valve Cracks Down on Metabombing

The Corporation Strikes Back

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Review: Destiny 2

Has Bungie delivered on their ambitious vision?