Nostalgia

 Stacey McMaster

Northern Lights Top 10 Christmas Movie Snacks

Northern Lights Top 10 Christmas Movie Snacks

Christmas is here again and we at Northern Lights know that means movies galore with family and friends. However, the time old question has been what on earth do we snack on? Clearly you want something that’s either sweet or savoury but not a full meal. Have no fear we have scoured our recipe books […]

 Paul Farrell

Sonic Lost world – Review

Sonic Lost world – Review

The Final stop on our mainstream tour of the Sonic series and the Blue Hedgehog’s most recent adventure. After generations, SEGA Released only one spin-off title, but now available for the Wii U and PC, Sonic Lost World. The Story picks up on an odd little world called Hex where Eggman has captured some more […]

 Paul Farrell

Review: Sonic Generations

Review: Sonic Generations

The penultimate stop on our journey through the sonic series, we have the 20th anniversary game; Sonic generations Released for Sonic’s 20th anniversary, Sonic Generations is a pretty good game, but how good well lets find out! The story begins with Sonic’s friends throwing him a surprise party for his birthday, however Sonic almost finds […]

 Paul Farrell

Sonic Colours Review

Sonic Colours Review

To celebrate that little splash of colour coming back into the world today, here we have Sonic’s most colourful adventure yet. So today is both world happiness day and the first day of spring, and I got to thinking, what makes us happy and i realised spring makes us happy because of so many beautiful […]

 Paul Farrell

Review: Sonic Unleashed

Review: Sonic Unleashed

A Day and Night Adventure awaits everyone’s favourite blue hedgehog in this title, but is it as bad as people say? After the huge failure of Sonic 06, the franchise has struggled to recover. One game that did kind of help to heal the wounds of 06 is Sonic Unleashed, one of my personal favourite […]

 Jonathan 'Kit' Shaw

Preview: Sonic Mania – A 2D Classic For The Modern Age

Preview: Sonic Mania – A 2D Classic For The Modern Age

The Blue blur has had a string of mediocre recently what with Sonic Boom and all that but nonetheless his luck is about to change as this year marks the 25th anniversary of Sonic the Hedgehog and two new games. Sonic Mania started out as fan game and is set to return the series to […]

 Paul Farrell

Pikmin – “a paradise for those who like to rush through games”

Pikmin – “a paradise for those who like to rush through games”

Back in 2000 at E3, there was a tech demo shown off called Mario 128, which showcased 128 mini Mario’s running around on a circular platform to show off how many individual AI programs the Gamecube could support and even showcased platform alteration, the latter was used in Super Mario Galaxy, but I’m here to […]

 Jordan Davidson

Reasons 2016 Didn’t Suck!

Reasons 2016 Didn’t Suck!

Wow, what a year we’ve had. 2016 has been fraught with political upset and celebrity deaths, but don’t let that fool you, 2016 has actually had some pretty dizzying high points too… Crash is back! It was announced during E3 2016 that our childhood favourite Crash Bandicoot is finally getting the rejuvenation he deserves in […]

 Josh Stothard

First Thoughts On: Crash Bandicoot Remastered

First Thoughts On: Crash Bandicoot Remastered

He’s back! The original PlayStation mascot, Crash Bandicoot, is spinning his way into next gen with the reveal of the N Sane trilogy. This remaster will include Crash 1,2 and Warped, each one being given a shiny make over to give the classic games the look and feel of their modern day counterparts. Developers Vicarious […]

 Charlotte O'Neill

Beamish: travelling back to childhood

Beamish: travelling back to childhood

My trip to Beamish, the open-air museum, where the world is stuck in 1913, not only turned back the years for the North East but also for myself. Walking around the museum and being taught lessons from the past with your grandparents made me feel two decades younger. Although I towered over the other grandchildren […]