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Are Video Games Art?

Art – (noun) the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is of more than ordinary significance. – Dictionary.com’s definition of “art” What is art? I am not here to argue this, as I’m sure it could be argued endlessly, but I can tell you that almost anything can be art. Once it is aesthetically worth …

Diablo 3 HMV Oxford Street’s “Biggest Product Launch Ever”

Who’d have thought the tiny string of happy campers outside HMV Oxford Street on the 12th would evolve into the biggest turn-out for a midnight launch they’ve ever had. More than 1000 excited Diablo fans turned up to wait outside HMV Oxford Street to get a hold of the latest entry in their favorite series. When they were allowed entry …

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League of Legends Review

In 2009, a free-to-play and fun multiplayer real time strategy based on the hugely popular Warcraft III mod ‘Defense of the Ancients’ was released, stealing time but not money from the lives of PC RTS fans. With recent updates bringing the game into the new year (and NXT Gamer’s non-existence at the original time of release), now seems like as …

Super Meat Boy Review

Super Meat Boy – the quadrilateral of meaty goodness has finally arrived to Xbox LIVE Arcade and I’ve managed to resist spamming my ‘A’ button for a while, take stock and de-liver you a beefy review. I shall get straight to the point, Super Meat Boy is one of the most frustrating and potentially control pad smashing games you could …