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Interview: Everyone Can
7th December 2018

Interview: Everyone Can

“The difference we’re making, you can see it in the smiles, the laughter, the noise level. It’s the sound of fun. It’s a sound every person, every kid, should be able to have,”
King of the North VI roundup
6th December 2018

King of the North VI roundup

Felix Hanif-Banks recounts the action at King of the North VI
Review: Hitman 2
1st December 2018

Review: Hitman 2

“It can be a dangerous thing, having a conscience.”
King of the North Qualifiers conclude in style
1st December 2018

King of the North Qualifiers conclude in style

A round of hotly contested qualifiers concluded with some surprising results in the King of the North qualifiers
Sony pulls out of E3
30th November 2018

Sony pulls out of E3

Sony make the shock decision to pull out of E3 for the first time in 23 years
Review: Dead Cells
27th November 2018

Review: Dead Cells

We take a retrospective look at Dead Cells after the game won Indie Game of the Year at the Golden Joysticks
Bugs and B-movies: can polish spoil a game?
23rd November 2018

Bugs and B-movies: can polish spoil a game?

Bugs can make a game a classic, and can even be their own participatory entity of gameplay, writes Rob Pate
Half-Life, 20 years on
22nd November 2018

Half-Life, 20 years on

Half-Life still holds up 20 years later, writes Callum Lunn
Why is Fallout 76 getting such a bad rap?
21st November 2018

Why is Fallout 76 getting such a bad rap?

David Uncle scours the internet to find out why Fallout 76 is being panned
Golden Joystick Awards 2018 winners announced
21st November 2018

Golden Joystick Awards 2018 winners announced

2018 has been an unbelievable year in gaming – here’s the best of it.

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1 in 5 Brits don’t know when WWI began, and Bandai Namco plan to address that
15th November 2018

1 in 5 Brits don’t know when WWI began, and Bandai Namco plan to address that

Bandai Namco release 11-11: Memories Retold to commemorate the First World War, as the conflict’s centenery passes
Interview: Aravelle, Mancunian Twitch streamer
15th November 2018

Interview: Aravelle, Mancunian Twitch streamer

Aravelle is a popular Mancunian-born streamer on twitch
Review: Football Manager 2019
9th November 2018

Review: Football Manager 2019

One step forward, but room for one more
The Mancunion’s favourite female video game characters
8th November 2018

The Mancunion’s favourite female video game characters

With the Misogyny Is Hate movement in full swing, The Mancunion’s game section take a look back at our favourite female video game characters
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds coming to PS4
8th November 2018

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds coming to PS4

Mounting evidence suggests Bluehole’s battle royale sensation could finally be on its way to the PlayStation
Review: Call of Cthulhu
8th November 2018

Review: Call of Cthulhu

Robert Pate assesses whether, for him, Cyanide Studios’ new game Call of Cthulhu is worth its steep price tag
I spent two hours with a pro gaming coach: here’s what happened
25th October 2018

I spent two hours with a pro gaming coach: here’s what happened

Harry Darwin, a Fortnite and eCoaching professional with the patience of a saint, talks to The Mancunion about what it is to coach
Mortal Kombat source code leaked
25th October 2018

Mortal Kombat source code leaked

“I am about to undertake the preservation of stuff. Important stuff.”
Are today’s video games lacking in ‘soul’?
20th October 2018

Are today’s video games lacking in ‘soul’?

Danny Jones reflects on the recent comments of Ubisoft CCO Serge Hascoet regarding the current state of the industry
King of the North dates announced
19th October 2018

King of the North dates announced

The UoM eSports Society officially unveil details about its sixth King of the North tournament

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