October 2014 - The Studio Blog

31 Oct '14

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Review: Silent Storm

Title: Silent Storm Release Date: 7th November 2003 Platform: PC Publisher: 1C Company, JoWood Developer: Nival Interactive

If you have read any of my earlier reviews, you may know that I have a soft spot for … Read More

31 Oct '14

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Top 10 Horrifying Animated Antagonists

Halloween; the perfect time for dusting off those frightening films and spooky sequels. To assist with your choice of eerie entertainment over the weekend, The Studio Film Studies department has teamed up with Creative Media to compile a list … Read More

30 Oct '14

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Retro Review – The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Title: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Release Date: 11th December 1998 Platform: N64 Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo

Let’s get this out of the way. Ocarina of Time was not my childhood game so I do … Read More

15 Oct '14

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Review: STEM Robotics Challenge

I truly enjoyed the STEM robotics challenge and would definitely do it again! The whole event was fun and entertaining and showed me what it would be like to be an engineer. (Well, except for the Robot Wars part, as … Read More

13 Oct '14

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Tech News: #Bendgate

Owners of the new iPhone 6 Plus have been left fuming as their handsets are apparently bending out of shape.

Reports claim that a growing number of the new iPhone 6 Plus handsets have been bent whilst being stored … Read More

10 Oct '14

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Top 5 Games to Play at Play Expo Manchester

This weekend EventCity in Manchester will be taken over by the North West’s biggest gaming event; Play Expo. Hosting a series of industry talks and attended by thousands of gamers from across the country, the event will see the likes … Read More

09 Oct '14

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Japanese Role Playing Game Clichés and How to Avoid Them

If there’s one genre of video game I’ve always enjoyed playing, it’s JRPGs, or Japanese Role Playing Games. These games first spring to mind when someone mentions Dungeons & Dragons or Magic & Swords together; several heroes set out on … Read More