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Deadline day for eSports challenge to take on the Cobblers

Students in Northamptonshire are being invited to take on Northampton Town FC in an eSports tournament. The University of Northampton is looking for gamers that have experience playing FIFA to compete against the Cobblers’ eSports team. The tournament is being held...

Boohoo deal for Duston teenager

A Northampton College business student who found fame on social media app TikTok has landed a clothing deal with fashion giant Boohoo to show off the online retailer’s latest lines to his army of followers. Will Greaves, aged 19 and...

Elite: Dangerous – a whole new universe of science fiction detail

Digital daydreamer James Sheppard samples the software that can take you to the stars and beyond... There is something about computer games that continues to amaze me. The level of detail and sheer hours of work that go into producing...

How to turn your screen into a gateway to adventure

Computer Aficionado James Sheppard goes on some wild adventures….. The action adventure genre of games is probably the broadest and cluttered in the history of computer games. From the first entry, simply titled Adventure all the way through to...

Two (hundred) can play at that game

Computer Aficionado James Sheppard gets pwned constantly….. “Does it have multiplayer?” It’s probably the most asked question of any computer game, straight after; “How much??!” when exclaimed by some poor grandparent trying to get little Timmy a treat. Maybe you...

Games grew up alongside me

Joe Turvey looks how computer games developed as he did... Why do people play video games? To me, it is an old question. I remember being asked by my parents, not overtly, but in their tone. I was interrogated simply...

Long ago on a game console far away…

Computer aficionado James Sheppard plays as many Star Wars titles as possible… Star Wars. Even the name evokes scenes of wonder, excitement, and a glorious space opera spread across generations of geeks, nerds and the hipster chic. The very idea...

Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be

Computer afficionado James Sheppard looks back on some classic games….. I have a beard and wear thick framed scaffolding for glasses. I yearn for classic 80’s beats and parade around in T-shirts depicting fringe bands, or geek references only...

Hilarious, mind boggling, frightening

Computer Aficionado James Sheppard explores the world of virtual reality via an Occulus Rift headset... A wondrous new computer technology that will open your mind to the digital advances of our age, generating images, sounds and other sensations that duplicate a...
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Cobblers fall short on stormy, smoky night at Sixfields

The smoke filtered up into the Sixfields air, with rain teeming down, indicative of Cobblers’ season burning down to...
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