Laura

Laura (LauraKat) has been a gamer ever since she was a little kid. Now she’s a big kid which is awesome because it means no one stops her from gaming all weekend anymore!

She loves all kinds of games, from FPS’s to old school point and click adventure games. She enjoys making Let’s Play videos for her YouTube channel and she once did a 24 hour live stream marathon of the Gabriel Knight trilogy on Twitch to raise money for charity and for her favourite game developer, Jane Jensen. She steadfastly refuses to read instructions and spends a lot of time being oblivious to various flashing signs on the screen – to the amusement of her viewers.

When she’s not gaming, she works as a software developer and in her spare time she’s working on making her own game about a cat named Cleo. She also enjoys hanging out with her dog and two cats, pretending to be Lara Croft while rock climbing and travelling.

Latest from Laura

The Best of E3 2017 (According to Us)

Not all games light a fire in every gamer’s heart. One person’s most anticipated game is another’s winner of the lamest-title-ever award. So w...

Table 19

Table 19 is the table in the far back corner of the wedding, assembled from people who don’t fit at any other table. These are the people who were invited out o...

Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Do you know what makes you who you are? What makes you human? Is it the heart beating in your chest or your lungs filling and compressing as air rushes in and o...

Smurfs: The Lost Village

Every Smurf has a name that relates to their unique and dominant personality trait except for Smurfette. “What is an ‘ette’?” she wonders aloud as she ponders h...

T2 Trainspotting

“Don’t worry, it’s not shite” director Danny Boyle informed the eager crowd. I was lucky enough to attend the New Zealand premiere for T2 Trainspotting where he...

Our Thoughts on the Ghost Recon: Wildlands Closed Beta

The first weekend of February gave us the closed beta for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands, an open world game where you get to choose how you want to defeat...

Orwell

How much can you know about a person from their social media posts? What about their phone calls and their bank records? Can you tell if someone has a violent p...

February 2017: Geek News

2016 was a great year for gaming. So what’s next? What exciting things does 2017 have in store for us? Jaz, Di and Laura update you on many tasty things i...

Our Top Picks of 2016

2016 was an excellent year for gaming. The long-anticipated The Last Guardian finally arrived after many years of “will-they-won’t-they” senti...

Assassin’s Creed The Movie

Movies based on video games have a reputation for being cheesy, often low budget affairs with bad acting and even worse dialogue. As a massive fan of the Assass...

Hideo Kojima releases a new trailer for Death Stranding!

It was a long awaited moment as Hideo Kojima took the stage at the 2016 Game Awards and received his trophy. He brought along an “early gift for the holid...

The 2016 Game Awards Stream Live Tomorrow!

The prestigious 2016 Game Awards ceremony will stream live tomorrow (December 1st) at 9:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM PT. That’s 3pm on Friday 2nd December in New Ze...

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