Lucie Simon

Game of Thrones – no more heroes (or villains?)

Game of Thrones – no more heroes (or villains?)

Game of Thrones returns to our screens for its eighth and final series tonight (Monday 15 April). Perhaps the most anticipated show of the decade, the popularity of the show in which virtually every character lies, cheats and commits murder, is a fascinating phenomenon. A global research group of university academics, which includes the University […]

 Kamron Kent

Preview: Game of Thrones – Season Eight (The Final Season)

Preview: Game of Thrones – Season Eight (The Final Season)

The teasers have ceased and the trailer is here! We get a good view of what is to come in the upcoming last season of the HBO hit, Game of Thrones. Here it is: winter has arrived! The trailer starts with Arya Stark sprinting away from something – or someone. Could it be a white […]

 Ryan Prentice

KingCons bring Game of Thrones stars, Super Mario and more to the Stadium of Light

KingCons bring Game of Thrones stars, Super Mario and more to the Stadium of Light

King Con’s first year in Sunderland turns out to be a success as thousands flood to see special guests at the Stadium of Light.  

    After outgrowing their previous venue in Durham, King Con was confirmed to be at the Stadium of Light this year, and spread over a weekend full of panels, competitions and more. Arriving on Saturday I was met by some of the latest and classic characters, first of all a Storm Trooper followed by […]

 Siarlot Lloyd

King Con makes a move to Sunderland after outgrowing its original Durham venue

King Con makes a move to Sunderland after outgrowing its original Durham venue

The North East has recently been experiencing a nerd culture renaissance.

While SunnyCon (an anime convention) may have helped to get the ball rolling in 2012, there is now a thriving subculture of nerdery across the Tyne and Wear region. From board game cafes to escape rooms, the current craze for superhero films and Pokémon has helped create business for Newcastle Film and Comic in March […]

 Jordan Davidson

Northern Lights Reviews: Game of Thrones S6 Ep3

Northern Lights Reviews: Game of Thrones S6 Ep3

  Paul, Editor of Northern Lights: Following last weeks epic episode, which was really, REALLY good, this week’s episode left me feeling a little meh in places, until the end, which once again, had me excited about where they can take certain stories. Do not get me wrong, it was still a really good episode, […]

 Jordan Davidson

Northern Lights Reviews: Game of Thrones S6 Ep2

Northern Lights Reviews: Game of Thrones S6 Ep2

Paul, Editor of Northern Lights: Personally, I really enjoyed last week’s episode. It did a very decent job, in my eyes, of setting up the season going forward. This week’s went even further and was an even better episode. We got further insights into stories we saw last episode, such as the tear between the […]

 Justin Chew

Preview: Game of Thrones Season 6

WARNING: SPOILERS! Is he really dead!? Where are Sansa and Theo?! What is happening with Dany!? And just what will Arya do now!? Needlessly to say anticipation of this new season runs high, with everything that has happened in the last season, with the character’s storylines all ending in gut-wrenching cliffhangers, the fans are more […]

 Northern Lights

Game of Thrones Season Six Preview

The new season of HBO’s Game of Thrones premieres on April 24th, the fantasy epic continues into it’s 6th season has finally caught up to the A Song of Ice and Fire books and goes further beyond the books into the unreleased Winds of Winter book, authored by George R.R Martin. WARNING: CONTAINS SEASON 5 […]

 

Comic Con 2015

On the weekend of November 21st 2015, thousands of comic book, film and TV fans descended on Metro Radio Arena, for two days of Comic Con. Organised by Showmasters, the weekend bought fans close to their heroes from the big and small screen. Darth Vader actor David Prowse, former Doctor Who actor Peter Perves as […]

 Northern Lights

Top TellTale games

Top TellTale games

  The game makers, which are known for their unique style of making story rich games separated into episodes, which are released periodically every month or so. But each episode is as gripping as the previous.   Walking Dead season one The first game on the list is the first season of the Walking Dead, […]