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The Golden Barrel Awards 2017

With 2017 ending, now is an appropriate time for Big Red Barrel staff to list their favourite video games of the year.

Twice Upon a Time

It wouldn’t be a new year without a Doctor Who Christmas special. Ian reminisces on the Doctors, their regenerations and the end of another era.

A Crisis on Earth-X

Ian suits up to explore why The CW’s Crisis on Earth-X cross-over event has become such a huge phenomenon for fans of the Arrowverse and DC alike.

A Ninja Turtles Renaissance

Ian reflects on some of the biggest TMNT announcements in 2017 and what that means for the future of the franchise.

VR is Dead, Long Live VR

Tim discusses why the decline of Oculus Rift does not equal the decline of console and PC based Virtual Reality overall.

Destiny 2 is Still Riding its Predecessor’s Hype Train

What Destiny could be continues to overshadow what it is.

Put Some Role Play In Your RPGs

Richard believes it’s all too easy to play RPGs the wrong way; or rather, thinks there’s a better way to play.

How Jimmy from South Park Became my Favourite Character

Simon’s amazed by how Jimmy is treated in The Stick of Truth.

Protagonist Problems

Reuben really enjoyed Titanfall 2, but he feels it missed the mark a little with its lead character, Jack Cooper.

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