XBL Arcade Game Review: Quarrel

We all know the classic board games Scrabble and Risk; one involves tactics and words, and the other involves tactics and world domination. Both…

Best Movie of 2011: Submarine

Nothing can kill a movie like hype, luckily I saw Submarine before anyone told me it was good, so if you haven’t seen it, forget you ever read this and then watch it. You’ll enjoy it much more.

The Top Video Games of 2011

There’s no denying that 2011 has been an absolutely colossal year for video games, we asked Henry McMunn to give us a run down of some of the best.

Tech Review: HTC Rhyme

The HTC Rhyme available in 2 colours ‘Clearwater’ and ‘Plum’. From the looks of things the one I have (a sort of purple pinkish colour) is geared towards the fairer of the species!

Onward Olympians!

There are disproportionately many bands of all shapes and sizes for its size, and pubs. Markets selling cupcakes and handmade buttons and cushions with moustachio’d bears on them….. New band Olympians talk about life in Norwich.

Emmy The Great & Tim Wheeler @Bush Hall, London

Bush Hall felt like a Christmas occasion, bathed in a soft red glow. Tim taking to the stage in dinner jacket, and Emmy wearing a floor length gown holding sleigh bells delicately like a glass of vintage wine.

Film Preview: Rock of Ages

Featuring the music of Metal Gods such as Styx, Journey, Bon Jovi, Twisted Sister, Poison and Asia, ‘Rock of Ages’ could be in the running for one the best or worst films ever made (not sure which yet).

Alphabet Backwards: Taller

Oxford band Alphabet Backwards have just released a new three track EP British Explorer and it’s great. They’ve been getting some good radio play recently and this is the video of the main song from the EP, Taller.

XBLA Game Review: Daytona USA

Daytona USA was in pretty much every arcade, and nearly every child either played it, or stood next to a friend who had money to play it… I was always the one standing and watching, not any more!

Live Review: The Drums @ Shepherds Bush Empire

Who hasn’t emulated their hero’s in front of the bedroom mirror? The difference being, unlike me still dancing along to Kate Bush, über talented Jonny Pierce of The Drums is playing to sold out audiences.

3D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstacy

Billed as ‘House of the Flying Daggers meets the Kama Sutra’, Sex and Zen is a great movie to watch with your partner (actually it’s just as good on your own!).