Ben Parfitt

Experienced Video Games and Technology Journalist and Editor

United Kingdom


Capcom income surges thanks to stellar games performance

Ultra Street Fighter II on Switch is a "smash hit", making up for "soft" sales of Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite Share this article Companies in this article Capcom has reported...

Was 2017 the year the YouTube bubble burst?

"Daddy, I've decided I really want to be an actress." "I'm sure, but the thing you have to realise is that for every successful actress there are thousands and thousands of...

Going where no clicker game has gone before

The 'clicker' (or as it is sometimes known, 'incremental') genre is quite a curious phenomenon in the video games landscape. The name comes from the fact that these games...

the Guardian

Server crashes, 40GB patches and DLC: gaming's biggest irritations explained

Video games have changed immeasurably since the days of tape loading and cover-mounted floppy discs. Today, we get lifelike 3D virtual worlds where the player can seamlessly...

Kotaku UK

The Story Behind Spintires: Mudrunner, Steam's Newest Hit

You may have noticed a new face on Steam's best-sellers this week: Spintires: Mudrunner. It's kind of a remastered and expanded version of a 2014 simulation game in which you...


CASE STUDY: Can VR help my wife recover from a life changing accident?

In August 2011, over two years before we met, my wife had an accident on the way to work. She tripped on a tree root that was growing through the pavement, as we've all likely...


INTERVIEW - Charlie Brooker (Part 1)

For Part Two of our Charlie Brooker interview, click here. For Part Three of our Charlie Brooker interview, click here. In Part One of our three part interview, we discuss what...

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