Rosalind Griffiths

Rosalind Griffiths is a full time gamer, geek and Creative Writing student. Raised on Nintendo, when she's not earning gold trophies in Mariokart 8 or freshening up in Inkopolis, she's writing songs/poems/short stories, or watching cartoons and Lets Play videos.
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The Best Games From Sonic The Hedgehog Series

It’s no secret that Sega’s front-hog hasn’t had much success in recent years. After releases like the glitch infested Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric, the button mashing marathon that is Sonic and the Black Knight, and the slightly janky Sonic Unleashed, it’s easy to see how our beloved hedgehog has fallen out of favour, becoming the punchline of many a joke within the gaming community. But hope is not lost! The recent release of Sonic Mania has taken us right back to the franchise’s retro roots and reminded us all why we fell in love with Sonic in the first place. In celebration of what will hopefully be the start of a solid Sonic comeback, let’s take a look at some of his better appearances.…
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Elite Dangerous: Commander Deluxe Edition Review

Ever wanted to pilot your own star ship? Freely explore an expansive, unknown galaxy? Or fight your way through and conquer countless star systems? If the answer is yes, Elite Dangerous is Frontier Developments’ answer to your desires. With the ability to take control of your very own spacecraft, the ‘cutthroat galaxy’ setting of Elite Dangerous is the perfect place to live out your interstellar fantasies. Elite Dangerous is an epic open world, massively multiplayer game in which players can explore, fight and gather resources to craft various weapons and upgrades for their own spaceship. The more you upgrade, the easier it becomes to explore, the more your actions shape the galaxy, in which narrative is driven by the player…
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Top 10 Reasons To Get The PS4 Pro

There’s no doubt that the PlayStation 4 is one of the most popular home consoles of all time and certainly the most popular in recent years since its release back in 2013. Now there’s the PlayStation 4 Pro on the market but, with prices around the £350 mark, often more than £100 over what you can expect to pick up a regular 500GB PS4 for, is it worth the upgrade? With a plethora of technical upgrades and some impressive graphical capabilities, we think so. Here are ten reasons why you should upgrade to the PlayStation 4 Pro. 4K and HDR support First of all, and probably most importantly, there’s the all important 4K and HDR support. Of course, this sounds…
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The Top Ten City Building Games

There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction that comes with building your own tiny village, town or city, watching it grow and seeing your inhabitants thrive. Or you could watch them suffer through devastating natural disasters as you panic and desperately press buttons to make it go away… Either way, it’s certainly entertaining. The city builder genre however, has become somewhat difficult to navigate with several long-standing successful franchises to choose from and more than a few poorly executed cash-ins. Here is our guide to the genre; the top ten city building games. Valhalla Hills First, we take a trip back in time to the Viking age with Valhalla Hills. The incentive here is more than just to watch your inhabitants survive,…
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The Top Ten Zombie Games

Zombies; One of the most popular staple nemeses of the human race. There’s no shortage of evidence when it comes to that popularity either, with a plethora of long-standing, classic franchises having the undead as their main focus, such as Resident Evil and Dead Rising. While the ‘rules’ of what constitutes a zombie differ from era to era and indeed game to game, there’s no disputing that whether they’re after your brains, your flesh or your perfectly coiffured lawn, we love taking them down. Here’s 10 zombie games to live out your zombie crushing fantasies… Organ Trail First up, a retro road trip survival which really captures the bleakness of the end of the world; Organ Trail. Originally created as a parody of the…
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The Top 15 Games Announced At E3 2017

It’s hard to say anybody was blown away by this year’s E3 press conferences, what with Bethesda relying almost solely on VR reboots, Nintendo missing their mark by not announcing many seemingly obvious fan favourites (let’s face it, we’re all still waiting on Animal Crossing Switch!) and Skyrim rearing its six-year-old head in almost every conference. However, there are of course some titles which we’re excited for. Here’s fifteen games we’re looking forward to in the upcoming months. 15) Life is Strange: Before The Storm First up, a well-deserved prequel. Life is Strange: Before the storm. The story takes place three years before the events of the first game, with players taking up the role of Chloe Price as she befriends Rachel Amber. The…
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