Zoe Hawkins

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Netflix's Black Mirror to be adapted into a book series

We see so many films and TV series adapted from novels and books, that it’s actually a refreshing change to see adaptations flow in the opposite …

Black Mirror

Sony defends lack of Xbox and Switch cross-network play in Minecraft and Rocket League

You may have seen yesterday that Rocket League, the unfathomably popular vehicular football game is coming to Nintendo’s hybrid handheld …

Rocket League

Here's everything you might have missed from Nintendo's E3 Direct

Nintendo held the last briefing of E3 2017. Now, the fate of our coverage rests on our reporters on the ground. But, if you missed the Nintendo live …

Breath of the Wild

This trailer for the sequel to cult-classic Flatliners looks dead to me

Ahhh, reboots, remakes, sequel, prequels. We live in a world where original concepts just don’t seem to bring all the boys to the yard anymore. It …

Blade Runner 2049

Here's every song on Guardians of the Galaxy's Awesome Mix Vol.2

This article was sponsored. The editorial and content is entirely created in-house, unless otherwise specified.<p>In a genre that increasingly gets …

Music

All is not lost, South Africa - Dagga is now legal in your own home

Marijuana. Dagga. Cannabis. Weed. Pot. <i>Ganga</i>. Whatever you call it, it’s a hotly debated substance lately. The Netherlands was the first country to …

South Africa

Mass Effect: Andromeda – Romance and banging guide

Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Tempest, its ongoing mission to find a new home for humanity and bonk anything with an …

Flirting

Nokia’s new 3310 would fit right into the cellphone world of 2000

Nokia and their incredibly popular 3310 are emblematic of how good, relevant design can garner longstanding support for a brand. Ignoring the fact …

Mobile Technology

Growing up in Zoe's room

When I was a very little girl, my mom was good friends with a woman named Diane Ponzio – they were childhood friends. I remember her teaching me …

Finding her appetite

I have written about our journey with food a few times by now. I wrote when I was frustrated that people were pushing Harley to eat solids before it …

Hurry up and wait

My number one goal for this year is to get my family moved. We made the decision that we wanted to emigrate, to move to the US of A. And while the …

Maybe Barbie isn't so bad

I didn’t grow up with a huge collection of Barbies. It’s actually a funny story that I’ve already told about how I ended up with Doctor Barbie, but I …

Kids

Japanese games: A welcome return to glory

It’s no secret that Japanese developed games were completely overshadowed by the west during the 7th generation. Coming from the era where the Land …

Final Fantasy

Reactions to starting nursery school/creche

You may have noticed that I haven’t posted in the last week or so. I’m sorry for my absence – I really have wanted to write but a number of things …

What I learned from a month of daily yoga

There are two people I need to thank at the very start of this post. The first, is the incredible Cassey Toi. She invited me to a yoga challenge at …

Yoga

Death is a viable solution in Torment: Tides of Numenera

I like to think I’m pretty decent at games, but I also know that I make a lot of mistakes and often play quite poorly compared to many people out …

Board Games

Torment: Tides of Numenera isn't just built on nostalgia, but its developers want it to be "worthy of being called a Torment game"

Torment: Tides of Numenera was crowdfunded on Kickstarter, a resounding success of the use of the platform. It’s a game set in the world of Monte …

Indie Gaming

Space exploration is for everyone, including developing nations

(Photo courtesy of the OeWF)<p>Most speculative fiction that I consume features a multi-national, multi-ethnic vision of space. From the beginning with …

Space Exploration

We could walk on Mars in the next 50 years

Space is something of an obsession for humanity. Since the dawn of time we were enthralled by the stars; as a species that loves to explore, space is …

Space Science

Big Data may be responsible for Brexit, Trump

Last year, the politically aware world was taken by surprise, not just once but twice. First, most people assumed the Brexit would be a wash, only to …

Big Data

Trump’s “Muslim ban” is impacting esports

Trump’s first week as the President of the United States can be summed up in to a single question: “Oh God, what has he done now?” This is not a joke …

Making Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands an open world game was an obvious choice

Last week, I was fortunate enough to be flown off to Paris to spend some time with Ubisoft’s upcoming Tom Clancy title, Ghost Recon: Wildlands. If …

Gaming Industry

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands preview - a huge tactical shooter with lots to see and do

I’ve never once felt drawn to Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon franchise. One look at Wildlands during its reveal back at E3 2015, though, was more than …

Gaming Industry

Beautiful Desolation, a game set in a post-apocalyptic Africa, is now on Kickstarter

There aren’t enough games set in Africa, as its been <i>years</i> since I last played Far Cry 2 to the tune of gunfire and having random enemy NPCs rant …

Mad Max

And the Oscar nominees are...

The big tamale of the award season, the Oscars, have announced their nomination and whether you like the endless debates of the best movie or 2016 or …

La La Land

Misinformation in the local scene

The phenomenon of fake news has only recently been given a tremendous spotlight and taken seriously on a mainstream level. It went from source-less …

Fake News

Ditch the Apple Watch and learn to listen to your body

The word on longevity is out.<p>Eat well, exercise regularly, get enough sleep at night and don’t stress the small stuff.<p>These are simple words that …

Apple Watch

Thoughts on a year of breastfeeding

Today is Harley’s original due date. It’s also a special kind of anniversary, the anniversary of when she finally started latching and stopped …

Play 10 hours of Mass Effect Andromeda a week before launch

EA has done a great job with their early access programs across both Xbox One and PC via Origin. Both offer subscribers a large dose of EA titles …