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Doctor Who Series 11 - Kerblam! Review Doctor Who Series 11 - Kerblam! Review

Another week and another excellent Doctor Who episode, following up last week’s poignant tale with a horror-comedy surrounding the abuse of technology.

Doctor Who Series 11 - Demons of the Punjab Review Doctor Who Series 11 - Demons of the Punjab Review

If you watch one episode this series so far to see the new Who in action, make it this one.

Doctor Who Series 11 - The Tsuranga
Conundrum Review Doctor Who Series 11 - The Tsuranga Conundrum Review

This week we got a good old fashioned space episode, with the crew finding themselves on a medical transport that suddenly finds itself under threat from unknown entities, the stuff classic sci-fi is made of.

Doctor Who Series 11 - Arachnids in the UK Review Doctor Who Series 11 - Arachnids in the UK Review

Well I was expecting it at some point but not quite so early, bur I think it’s fair to say that was the first mediocre episode of Thirteen.

Doctor Who Series 11 - Rosa Review Doctor Who Series 11 - Rosa Review

So here we come to what was always going to be a very knife-edge episode in terms of execution and reception for the show, let’s talk about whether they succeeded or not.

Doctor Who Series 11 - The Ghost Monument Review Doctor Who Series 11 - The Ghost Monument Review

What do you get when you take a barren planet, an intergalactic race, and the Doctor and her gang lost with no way home? Turns out a pretty compelling if not perfect tale.

Doctor Who Series 11 Review - The Woman Who Fell to Earth  Doctor Who Series 11 Review - The Woman Who Fell to Earth 

So after a notable absence from our screens Doctor Who is back with a complete refresh that not even Moffat had back in 2010 and this Premiere shows its already a very different beast to the NuWho that came before.

It Took Less Than Two Hours For Battlefield
V To Make Me Uninstall It It Took Less Than Two Hours For Battlefield V To Make Me Uninstall It

Battlefield V was a game I really wanted to root for, a game that would finally get a franchise once beloved back on track after years of identity crisis over what sort of game it was trying to be. Instead what I found was a game that applied fixes to imagined problems without once asking what the actual problems were.

Battlefield V: How Not To Reveal A Game Battlefield V: How Not To Reveal A Game

Battlefield V launched to a very big PR mess the other day I think it’s fair to say, with the most vocal criticism being the usual screech of sad little White Guys upset that the “political agenda” (read: making a game fun for everyone and not just them) has been forced down their throats in a game where you can run…

"The Covenant Problem", Or How Fallout 4’s Biggest Issue Was Its Oversimplification "The Covenant Problem", Or How Fallout 4’s Biggest Issue Was Its Oversimplification

Fallout 4 was a deeply polarising game in the Fallout franchise and a situation where I admittedly fall into the disappointed camp. That’s not to say the game was out and out terrible, far from it, as it actually improved regarding many elements of its transition to First Person back in ’08. Among these elements were…

BBC Axe Robot Wars BBC Axe Robot Wars

In yet another demonstration of just why the BBC is struggling to attract viewers who aren’t interested in property or dance programmes the corporation, no doubt as a result of some internal dick measuring contest, has decided to scrap the immensely popular Robot Wars reboot after 3 series to make way for “new shows”.

Solo: A Blade Runner Story Solo: A Blade Runner Story

For what’s meant to be the first look at the next Star Wars film I have to say if you hadn’t told me what this was I’d have thought it was a surprise Blade Runner spin-off given how more “out there” it looks compared to the more typical feel of a Wars film. Obviously that could be incredibly exciting and amazing but…

Captain Lorca: A Promising Character Letdown By Terrible Writing *Spoilers* Captain Lorca: A Promising Character Letdown By Terrible Writing *Spoilers*

*Spoilers for Star Trek Discovery up to most recent episode*

Where Are io9s Alumni Now? Where Are io9s Alumni Now?

So it’s io9s 10th Anniversary and I’ve just realised there’s no comprehensive list of where all the old guard have gone. Thinking it might be nice to have a post where we could collate what said writers are doing now. I know a few went back to Uni and others like CJA and Newitz went onto bigger and brighter things,…

Thoughts On Black Mirror Series Four Thoughts On Black Mirror Series Four

The most recent batch of Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker’s largely dystopian anthology series of tech gone wrong, has finally been released onto Netflix and this group of six episodes is just as varied as the previous batch. The trouble is the Netflix model may already be showing some cracks.

Doctor Who "Twice Upon A Time" Review (Spoilers) Doctor Who "Twice Upon A Time" Review (Spoilers)

Twice Upon A Time is the final “swansong” of Moffat’s most would agree too long tenure as the head of the BBC’s flagship science-fiction show and is very much the product of the last seven inconsistent years of the show. The nearly hour long affair is a piece that ranges from heartfelt character moments to schlocky…

You Really Aren't That Smart You Know You Really Aren't That Smart You Know

Some of you may have noticed a new nice person on Jez in the last few days. She’s going round, talking about how much she loves your opinions and how much she values the site. It’s almost too good to be true.

In Hard Choice Between Supporting Victims and Rewarding Abusers J.K Rowling Has Gone For The Latter In Hard Choice Between Supporting Victims and Rewarding Abusers J.K Rowling Has Gone For The Latter

J.K Rowling it seems could learn a little from her own books as today she added her voice to the very small list of those defending Johnny Depp’s casting in Fantastic Beasts 2 by issuing a very bad statement saying how great he is and that the abuser shouldn’t be removed from the film.

Robot Wars 2017 Part Deux: Dreams Do Come True Robot Wars 2017 Part Deux: Dreams Do Come True

Welcome to the grand final of Robot Wars for 2017 and my god was that a phenomenal episode as we saw fight after fight of epic proportions.

Keep on Trying Sunshine Keep on Trying Sunshine

So it seems that Meteor, after attempting and thankfully failing to bully Short off the site last week, though a suddenly created burner is now horrendously bullying her and is funnily enough saying the same disgusting things as Meteor did to her and writes in exactly the same manner, has resorted to her little habit…

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