10 of the strangest star cameos in video games

Rami Malek’s slasher horror, Bowie as a cyberpunk hacker, streetfighting Carmen Electra, and John Hurt down and dirty … improbable roles for A-listers It’s no longer unusual to see big-name actors in video game roles – and usually it works Read More

Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2: a legendary video game returns

Iconic game about urban bloodsuckers is to get an unlikely sequel next year, from Paradox Interactive and Hardsuit Labs in Seattle Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines is almost unique in video game history. It suffered a deeply troubled development involving Read More

It's ironic, but gaming can be an escape from our hyper-connected, screen-filled life | Shaad D'Souza

Gaming requires my full focus and is one of the few activities that doesn’t encourage me to check my phone every five minutes I’ve heard that my generation spends about 10 hours online per day. If I’m being honest, that Read More

What’s the best laptop screen size for poor eyesight?

Chris wants to know if a Windows laptop with a 17in screen would be easier for his ‘pensioner eyes’ For home use, would a 17in Full HD laptop screen be better or worse than a 13in or 14in model? Will Read More

You've been played: when your kids start beating you at video games

I taught my son how to play video games. Now he’s teaching me There is a moment in parenthood when your child discovers you are not infallible, that you can be beaten. The first time a kid wins a game Read More