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MAGA arrives at the last level of the video game

10 January 2021 4:51 am

I played my share of video games when I was a kid and there was nothing quite like getting to…

Pointless but beautiful – and good for going to sleep to: Monument Valley reviewed

27 June 2020 9:00 am

I was going to write about Monument Valley, and I suppose I will eventually, but first I have to write…

Why do they call it a game? It is servitude: Nintendo Switch’s Animal Crossing reviewed

23 May 2020 9:00 am

Lynn Barber picks up a Nintendo Switch for the first time

Games without frontiers: a scene from Red Dead Redemption 2

What does the commonplace cruelty of Red Dead Redemption say about our times?

17 November 2018 9:00 am

Every era has its western. For 30 years, from The Big Trail through to The Searchers, John Wayne reigned supreme…

How we went from mere betting to gaming the world

7 May 2016 9:00 am

If I prang your car, we can swap insurance details. In the past, it would have been necessary for you…

With the release of Oculus Rift, cinema will never be the same again

2 April 2016 9:00 am

With the release of Oculus Rift – virtual reality you can buy from a shop – cinema will never be the same again, says Peter Hoskin

How gaming grew up

28 March 2015 9:00 am

Sometimes a guy feels abstracted from the world. He visits Europe’s finest galleries, but the paintings seem to hang like…

Turning Japanese: ‘Spirited Away’ by Hayao Miyazaki, who has influenced Pixar’s latest offering, Big Hero 6

How Japan became a pop culture superpower

31 January 2015 9:00 am

Peter Hoskin on the island nation that has taken over popular culture