Nostalgia

 Richard Bellis

Pink Floyd: The Wall (40th anniversary retrospective)

Pink Floyd: The Wall (40th anniversary retrospective)

The Wall is the 11th studio album by the English Prog-rock band Pink Floyd.  The album, recorded in 1979, is a rock opera telling the story of a boy called Pink.  As of 2018 it has sold 24 million copies and is Pink Floyd’s second-best selling album (the first being 1973’s Dark Side of the Moon). […]

 Richard Bellis

Review: Alien (40th anniversary)

Review: Alien (40th anniversary)

2019 marks the 40th anniversary of Alien, the original film in the sci-fi horror series, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Tom Skerritt. I had never seen Alien before so I was going in to the cinema with little idea of what to expect: obviously I knew some plot […]

 Dejan Eadevic

Review: The Bobby Thompson Story

Review: The Bobby Thompson Story

Most famous for his ‘little waster’ character, Bobby Thompson became a folk hero across the North East. With his ragged jumper and cigarette stub fixed firmly in the corner of his mouth, Bobby would entertain crowds up and down the region until his death in 1988. Showing at the Theatre Royal in Newcastle during the […]

 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 […]