Dan Ewers

A Clockwork Orange: Youth Culture at its Most Dystopian?

There are some books that, once you have finished the very last sentence on the final page, seem to linger with you, rattling around in the back of your mind. You know, one that every now and again jumps back out from the shadows and whispers down the back of...
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Posted Feb. 24, 2017

Genre Study: Fantasy Recommendations

Sometimes we all need to escape from the real world and delve into another universe. With that in mind, these are Boar Books’ recommendations of the best reads in the fantasy genre.  American Gods by Neil Gaiman Quite frankly one of my favourite books of all time. The tallest of...
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Posted Sep. 10, 2016

Octodad: Dadliest Catch Review

I know we’ve all been there: you want to play something in your living room, something that has enjoyable, local multiplayer that all your friends can get involved with, but you just can’t. Every single game you pick up has, plastered across the back, the words ‘Local: 1 player’. I...
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Posted May. 1, 2015

The Joy of Mods

Picture this. You’ve done all the missions you want to on what was once your favourite game of all time, and now you’re just… bored. You’re soullessly grinding for the final few Steam achievements, you’re half-heartedly fighting that same old final level that you know like the back of your...
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Posted May. 1, 2015

Bioshock Retrospective – Return to Rapture

At the beginning of this year, as part of The Boar’s 1080p Gaming Resolutions, I pledged that I would dig through my seemingly ever-expanding collection of Steam games and finally get around to playing this Bioshock game that everyone had been going on and on about. It had been increasingly...
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Posted Apr. 29, 2015