• Writers Wanted

    General
    Posted on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 10:03 PM by

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    Do you love gaming? Are you looking to break in to freelance writing, or to gain experience in journalism? Or have you simply been teabagging noobs and just have to tell the world about it? Well then good news!

    Zero1gaming.com are looking for new writers and want to hear from you!

    We’re looking for writers who are passionate about gaming and gamers who are passionate about writing. We cover titles ranging from Android and IOS through to PC, from Microsoft to Sony, and even classic console gaming. We’re looking for writers who are able to provide weekly feature articles and reviews, or to provide regular news reports from around the gaming world.

    In return, we’ll give you the opportunity to gain real world experience in the world of journalism. We’ll also give you the chance to conduct interviews with people around the industry, as well as the occasional review copy of the games you’re interested in.

    If you’re interested or would like to find out more about what might be in store for you, contact info@zero1gaming.com with an example piece of writing and we’ll get in touch.

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  • In Pursuit of Fun

    In Pursuit of Fun

    Editorials, Z1g
    Posted on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 6:00 PM by

    Since we’re still in the quiet, early stages of 2014 and most of the year’s games have yet to be released, the topics for these articles of mine are becoming all the more difficult to come up with. You try writing about games twice a week for over a year and see how well you do without a constant stream of games or gaming news. These dry periods would normally be the time that I’d dig around my gaming collection and see if I could do a retrospective review of a classic title, or scour the internet to see if there’s a scrap of gaming news to be had.

    This week, though, I have done none of that.

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  • Family Guy: The Quest For Stuff – App Review

    Family Guy: The Quest For Stuff – App Review

    Reviews, Z1g
    Posted on Saturday, April 19th, 2014 at 1:30 PM by

    Many were excited to hear that TinyCo were putting the finishing touches on what turned out to be called Family Guy: The Quest For Stuff, and I must confess I was one of them. I’m a big Family Guy fan, and I’m an avid Simpsons Tapped Out player so it ticks all the boxes. In the interests of fairness, I have abandoned Springfield for the past week and concentrated all my attention on Quahog to see how it compares. Unfortunately, I’m going to have to report that the comparison is ‘not favourable’. What I have done therefore is do a comparison between The Simpsons and Family Guy, strengths and weaknesses, and let you make your own mind up.

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  • PS4 Nitpicking

    PS4 Nitpicking

    Editorials, Z1g
    Posted on Friday, April 18th, 2014 at 8:30 AM by

    I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t a fan of Sony. Ever since seeing Final Fantasy VII being played on the original PlayStation, I’ve been enamoured with Sony’s gaming prowess. They lost me for a bit with their early pitches of the PS3 and subsequently the Vita, but both grew on me the more they were refined. They recently did a bang-up job of convincing me of how awesome the PS4 was; so much so, I pre-ordered the thing almost a year ago and never looked back. To date, I’ve had plenty of fun with my PS4, but it’s not perfect – there’s a few things I’d like Sony to improve on, or in some cases, just done differently in the first place.

    So, in an attempt to take a step back from the fanboy precipice, here are my top three gripes with Sony’s parallelepiped.

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  • Heavy Rain

    Heavy Rain

    Defining A Generation, Z1g
    Posted on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 9:00 AM by

    If we’re talking about games that defined what we must now call the ‘previous’ generation of gaming, it would be remiss not to devote an article to Quantic Dream’s ground-breaking interactive drama Heavy Rain.

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