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Amanda Walters is an experienced freelance writer and regular contributor to Huffington Post. When she's not writting she's glued to the controller of her Playstation. 

 

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Posted by Amanda Walters on Wed, 14 Jul 2021 09:40:00 EDT in Console/PC, Social/Online
The UK is reviewing its laws around loot boxes and is due to pass a judgement on whether they will be deemed harmful for under 18s. Using information from a number of sources I ask the question, should these mechanics be banned in video games?


Posted by Amanda Walters on Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:21:00 EDT in Art, Console/PC
A deep dive into some of the best old school arcades across the US. Perfect for anyone looking for destinations to reconnect with gamings heritage.


Posted by Amanda Walters on Mon, 21 Dec 2015 01:42:00 EST in Console/PC
Seeing as countless blockbuster movies take inspiration from revered and renowned books, it seems only natural that video games follow suit by taking their lead from films. This form of entertainment has benefitted from rapid advancements in technology to


Posted by Amanda Walters on Wed, 25 Nov 2015 01:39:00 EST in Serious
Regardless of the experience they put out for end users, running an online gaming site isn’t all fun and games. Between rapidly evolving graphics and technology, competition, demanding users and the need for constant site uptime and instant response time,


Posted by Amanda Walters on Fri, 28 Mar 2014 05:56:00 EDT in Design, Production, Art, Console/PC
Trevor Philips is one of the most memorable videogame characters of recent years. From his petrol-soaked fuse to his psychotic quest to grow his desert empire, his story throughout GTA V had more turbulence than one of his dicey, airborne smuggling runs.


Posted by Amanda Walters on Mon, 16 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EDT in Console/PC, Social/Online
The growth of social communication within gaming has grown rapidly through the years. Will this be the point where gaming finally loses its unsocial tag?