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Final year fear: get involved in student media

If you’re in your final year and struggling to get relevant work experience, why not try getting involved in student media?

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Album: Cloud Nothings – Life Without Sound

After a three-year wait for new material, Cloud Nothings have released their fourth studio album which holds a rather pensive feel

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It’s competition time!

For your chance to win a Soap & Glory make-up kit enter the Mancunion’s competition!

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Album: The Weeknd – Starboy

Despite some indications that Abel Tesfaye can supply the poetry and melodies he offered so effortlessly in previous work, he appears to have bitten off more than he can chew this time around

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Battlefield 1: review

It’s been just over a month since the highly anticipated launch of Battlefield 1, so what’s the skinny? Was it worth the wait?

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Live: Cigarettes After Sex

Cigarettes After Sex endure as one of the most captivating live acts around, writes Jay Plent

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The dawn of the NES

In Japan, a small consumer electronics company called Nintendo was having lots of success with their console the Famicom. Wanting to garner international success, they locked their sights on the USA

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PlayStation hacked again

Over the past few days, and possibly even before that, it has appeared that Sony’s PlayStation Network has been hacked in some form, but this time limited to the UK

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Has Apple gone too far?

The Apple MacBook Pro has become a staple for the modern university student. But with rising prices and a questionable change in key features — will this remain the case for long?

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Crash, Bang, Wallop

Continuing my kick on the 1980s that started last week with the British home computer, and how influential it was in not only British video games, but the computing industry, I’d like to cross the pond and talk about North America’s adventures with video games

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Point-and-Click: A Golden Age for Gaming?

I always knew there was something special about this genre of games

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Gears of War 4 – Review

Gears 4 feels like a great starting off point for a new trilogy, in places it even feels like this was what they were going for with the original Gears of War