Simon Longden

Simon Longden

In Defence Of Star Wars: Battlefront

Battlefront is getting a bit of a kicking. Actually it is getting pretty universally torn apart. The criticism is certainly warranted, it literally costs an arm and a leg (which might explain the flight controls) and there is about as much content as there are drag clubs in Saudi Arabia....

Luggage that Charges your Phone!

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  An innovative luggage concept that charges your phone when you’re on the go has reached its Kickstarter goal of $125,000 in just six hours and earned over $1,000,000 in pledges since. G-RO provides an attractive and ergonomic solution to the needs of today’s mobile people...

How Accurate was Back to the Future II?

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  Next Wednesday, 21st October, is the day which Marty McFly and Doc Emmett travel to in Back to the Future II. We’ve looked at the film’s predictions for October 2015 and assessed how accurate they were. While Slamball is unfortunately still a long way off from...

An Idiot’s Adventures In Gameland: Steve McNeil

#12: Playstation Plus  Hello, dear reader. I’m writing this just moments after finishing my weekly stream on twitch with hairy game-chum Chris Slight (http://www.twitch.tv/twomorewhiteguys/) . Once again, we’ve been streaming from my PS4, as we find it the easiest and most reliable solution. Every time we’ve tried with the Xbox...

Metal Gear Solid: The Re-Write

This originally appeared on playthroughline.com Written by Ed Smith, the following script is a re-write of 1998's Metal Gear Solid and it's fucking hilarious and weird, and Joannes from playthroughline.com very kindly gave me permission to post it here for you all. Also a big thanks to Ed Smith for...

FIFA 16 Controversy: Misogyny Update!

Misogyny; not just the title of the prettiest lady in Ogyny, but the most used word in gaming this week thanks to the bastion of equal rights that is football. Specifically (and quite rightly), EA are going to include the top women's national teams in the next FIFA game (not...

An Idiot’s Adventures In Gameland – Steve McNeil

#2. Splatoon! Hi guys. It’s me again. “No idea who you are, mate”, you quite rightly retort. Regardless, hello. This week I’ve been playing a lot of Splatoon, to write a review and some features about it (top ten levels, guide to multiplayer, stuff like that…) for Ginx TV. If this article goes...