Laura Varley


Currently a content marketing specialist for a leading digital marketing agency. Freelance video game writer in my spare time. Previously a writer at Writing about video games, film and technology is my passion.

United Kingdom


Vertical Leap

How to Increase Brand Awareness - Deep thinking

There are billions of brands in the world, all vying for the public's attention and business. As such, it can be difficult to get your voice heard, especially if you're a new,...

Alpha Travel Insurance

Plan Your Trip to... Japan - Alpha Travel Insurance

To us foreigners, Japan can seem like a whole different world. Year after year, tourists from all over the globe are drawn to the country to see its stunning landscapes, visit...


Top photography tips for capturing city breaks

Posted on January 19,2015 by Laura Varley There is no better way to capture your holiday than to take amazing photographs. They can bring back memories, beautifully sum up where...


Epic full-body Halo armor took 10 months to create | Games |

There are some epic cosplays out there on the Internet. You only have to Google the word to find some of the best, but none are quite as impressive as this. Perhaps it's because...


Lock, Stock star speaks to The River

Written by on February 7th 2012 By Laura Varley Dexter Fletcher, one of the stars of cult film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, gave some professional advice on breaking...


Review: Indie Game: The Movie | Reviews |

Making video games for a living is the dream job for a lot of people, especially when you get to make exactly what you want. Indie Game: The Movie shows the harsh realities of...


Review: Catherine - A nightmare worth having?

Written by on February 7th 2012 By Laura Varley Vincent, a 32-year-old scared of commitment, is having a mental breakdown. Not only is he being haunted by nightmares full of...

Nintendo Insider

Why Nintendo Needs More Female Protagonists - Nintendo Insider

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was met with a warm reception when it was announced at E3 , but not every fan was happy with the choice of protagonist. For a while,...

Nintendo Insider

Is Nintendo NX A Last Hope At Home Console Success? - Nintendo Insider

Ever since Nintendo announced it was working on a new "dedicated game platform " last year, the rumours haven't stopped. Will it output 4K? Will it be the hybrid between a...

Nintendo Insider

The Battle Cats POP! Review - 3DS - Nintendo Insider

After achieving more than 23 million downloads on iOS and Android, The Battle Cats POP! stormed onto 3DS, but is it worth its £8.99 price tag? The concept of Battle Cats is...


Laura Varley: Getting a creative MBA without a degree - HRreview

Every day between 9am and 5pm, you dream of having that job you've always wanted. As proven by many, it's never too late to pursue your dreams, and acquiring an executive MBA...

Nintendo Insider

The Power Of Pokémon GO - How It's Changing Gamers' Lives - Nintendo Insider

When I was nine years old, I never thought that at the age of 25, I'd be walking around catching Pokémon in the real world. Over the past few weeks I've been getting out of the...