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NOVEMBER GAMES | GAMES REVIEW

NOVEMBER GAMES | GAMES REVIEW

MORROWIND ***** Bethesda, PC Games like Morrowind are rare, and since its release 15 years ago, it’s captivated the hearts of RPG fans with its otherworldly surreal universe. The many overhauls, fan-made remakes and mods are testament to this, and with a major new overhaul having recently been released, it’s worth taking a look back. It […]

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THE ADMIRAL ST DAVID | FOOD REVIEW

THE ADMIRAL ST DAVID | FOOD REVIEW

St David’s Hotel, Havannah Street, Cardiff. 029 2045 4045 / www.admiralstdavid.co.uk Food ***** Atmosphere ***** Following an overhaul of the restaurant at Cardiff’s deluxe St David’s Hotel, The Admiral St David has exploded onto the city’s food scene. Drawing from a wide range of inspirations from Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, The Admiral brings an […]

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OCTOBER GAMES | GAMES REVIEW

OCTOBER GAMES | GAMES REVIEW

METROID: SAMUS RETURNS **** Nintendo, Nintendo 3DS More of a reimagining than a remake of the 1991 classic Metroid II: Return of Samus, Metroid: Samus Returns feels like a classic Metroid game, back to its roots as a side-scrolling guns blazing action adventure game. The 3D Metroid Prime series is great fun, but it’s great to see the […]

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SEPTEMBER GAMES | GAMES REVIEW

SEPTEMBER GAMES | GAMES REVIEW

STARCRAFT REMASTERED **** Blizzard, PC This title needs little explanation: it’s essentially just the remastered version of the 1998 classic RTS. While the look has been updated, they’ve been careful to maintain the feel of the original by simply adding more details rather than completely rehauling the game. The gameplay is the same as ever, […]

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FIONA STEWART | INTERVIEW

FIONA STEWART | INTERVIEW

Fiona Stewart, the Managing Director and owner of Green Man festival, speaks with Luke Owain Boult about supporting Wales and what to expect from this year’s festival. What are you most excited for at this year’s Green Man? I can’t quite believe it but it’s Green Man’s 15th anniversary and we’ve put a lot of dreams, […]

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JULY GAMES | GAMES REVIEW

JULY GAMES | GAMES REVIEW

RIME *** Tequila Works, PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One On the surface, Rime is absolutely stunning, decorated with astonishing Wind Waker-esque animation and a beautiful score by David García Díaz. Its story is originally intriguing; a young man washes up on a paradise island and with the help of a magical fox sets out after a […]

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ASPERGER’S ARE US | INTERVIEW

ASPERGER’S ARE US | INTERVIEW

Noah Britton from Asperger’s Are Us, an American comedy troupe whose members are all on the autism spectrum, speaks with Luke Owain Boult about their upcoming tour and life after the Duplass Brothers documentary. “We formed on the North shore of Massachusetts, USA in the summer of 2010 after New Michael Ingemi, Jack Hanke, and […]

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THE JACKSONS | INTERVIEW

THE JACKSONS | INTERVIEW

Luke Owain Boult speaks with Marlon and Jackie Jackson about growing up as the Jackson 5, coping in the music industry, and their 50th anniversary in the music business. “We just love performing. We’re really enjoying the music, so we just love doing it,” Jackie Jackson beams when asked about the Jacksons’ decision to get […]

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THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG | STAGE REVIEW

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG | STAGE REVIEW

  New Theatre, Cardiff Mon 10 Apr Crowds of people gathered outside Cardiff’s beautiful New Theatre under the spring evening sun, where they were excitedly murmuring and muttering about the show and its reputation of being one of the funniest plays around today. The Play That Goes Wrong – written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, […]

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ASSEMBLE’S GILES SMITH | ART INTERVIEW

ASSEMBLE’S GILES SMITH | ART INTERVIEW

Giles Smith, co-founder of the award winning multi-disciplinary artistic collective Assemble, who had a residency at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff, speaks with Luke Owain Boult about winning the Turner Prize, architecture and defining art. What was the idea behind Assemble? “I guess that’s quite a difficult question in a sense because there isn’t really […]