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Her Story

What makes a game? Her Story, written by Sam Barlow, is a divisive and innovative crime fiction video game or ...
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Fran Bow

Fran Bow is a macabre point-and-click indie horror adventure game, and in terms of tone and themes, this game reminded ...
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Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman

An electrifying adult debut from Robin Wasserman, Girls on Fire is an unrelenting tale of adolescent female friendship and discovering the ...
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Asking For It

Rarely have I read a book which is as relentless as 'Asking For It' by Louise O'Neill. I was familiar ...
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Only Ever Yours and The Handmaid’s Tale

When I was seventeen, I read Margaret Atwood's 'The Handmaid's Tale'. It was one of the first texts which awakened ...
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Star Wars

There's something intimidating about not being part of a fandom, especially one which is as large and omnipresent as ...
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The Man in the High Castle

Amazon Studios released Season One of 'The Man in the High Castle' in late November, catering to our desire for ...
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Humans

SPOILERS. As soon as I saw the advert for Channel 4's Humans, I was intrigued. Based on a Swedish programme, ...
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The Stanley Parable

I was delighted to be a guest contributor to Structo literary magazine, with an article on interactive fiction in "The ...
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Game of Thrones

'Game of Thrones' is one of HBOs most popular shows, combining sexposition with fantastical creatures, visceral battles and political intrigue ...
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Orphan Black

Orphan Black unites two of my favourite things: Canada and Science Fiction. Created by Graeme Manson and John Fawcett (who ...
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Black Mirror: White Christmas

I've already expressed my adoration for Charlie Brooker's cautionary tales for the modern age, in previous articles. The Black Mirror Christmas special ...
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