Rhiannon Bevan

Rhiannon Bevan

Staff Writer

About Rhiannon Bevan

Rhiannon is a British journalist and University of Essex alumni. Loving all things gaming, she spends most of her time writing, and replaying Fallout: New Vegas for the billionth time. You may also hear her drone on about video games on BBC Radio and TV stations.

Articles by Rhiannon Bevan

Total Articles: 27

Izzy from Lost Words writes in her journal, wondering if her grandma will recover from a stroke

How Lost Words: Beyond the Page Teaches You To Platform Through Grief

I spoke to Lost Words: Beyond the Page developer, Mark Backler, to speak about how his new game takes players through the grieving process, one platform at a time.

April 9, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

Three Bisexual characters: Mileena from Mortal Kombat, Tharja from Fire Emblem, and Zagreus from Hades

The History of Bisexuality in Gaming

The path to better LGBTQ+ representation in gaming is a long and extensive one. Every part of the acronym has faced different highs and lows. So today, let's go though the history of bisexuality in gaming!

March 18, 2021 | 01:00 EDT

Combat from the original Six Days in Fallujah

A History of Six Days in Fallujah

Six Days in Fallujah made a surprise return recently, but what do we know about its first iteration? We take a look at the history of this controversial war game.

March 8, 2021 | 01:00 EST

Left: V in the E3 2018 Cyberpunk 2077 demo. Right: The original character creation screen from the same demo, showing many more roleplaying options

Every Unfulfilled Promise of Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 had a controversial launch to say the least. The most anticipated game in recent memory, many complained it did not live up to the hype. In this article, we go through dozens of pre-release content, to document every broken promise.

February 22, 2021 | 01:00 EST

The teenage companion, America, being asked to be the player's slave

What Fallout: The Frontier Could Learn From New Vegas—Writing Abuse Survivors

Fallout The Frontier is technically impressive, but the controversial writing is hard to ignore when the base game handled this subject so much better.

February 3, 2021 | 12:00 EST

The title screen to Lotus Reverie: First Nexus, showing the main characters

Lotus Reverie: First Nexus Review

There are plenty of visual novels to read, so we take a look at Lotus Reverie: First Nexus to see if it's the next one worth diving into.

February 1, 2021 | 11:00 EST

The tall vampire from the Resident Evil VIII reveal

10 Oddly Hot Video Game Villains

With the tall hot vampire woman taking the internet by storm, what other villains can we not help but be into?

January 26, 2021 | 11:00 EST

Scott Pilgrim, Ramona Flowers, Stephen Stills and Kim Pine in Scott Pilgrim vs the World: The Game

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game – Complete Edition Review

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game – Complete Edition revels in its difficulty, as well as the graphic novel it borrows from. For just $15, what you get is a delight of a beat ‘em up to play online with friends, and an uphill struggle to take on yourself if you’re into that sort of thing. Wrapping it up in gorgeous visuals and an astounding soundtrack, it’s hard to go wrong here. If you didn’t pick this up in its original run, absolutely give it a go now. Easy to fall in love with, and satisfying as hell to beat, it’s well worth the price of admission and the trip down memory lane.

January 16, 2021 | 12:00 EST

Solas in the latest Dragon Age trailer

Breakdown of The Game Awards Dragon Age Trailer

The Game Awards gave us another look at the next Dragon Age game. What secrets does the trailer hold? Join us as we dive into all the secrets we could find.

December 12, 2020 | 12:00 EST

Art depicting characters in the tactical RPG Brigandine The Legend of Rusersia

Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia - Can Strategy Work With a Controller?

Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia drops on PlayStation 4 today. How does a tactical RPG play out on a console? And could it be improved by being on PC?

December 10, 2020 | 03:05 EST

Mass Effect Andromeda, The Quiet Man, Microsoft Kinect, Wii U, and Mixer

The Biggest Flops of Generation Eight

November 21, 2020 | 12:00 EST

Kingdom Hearts 3, Overwatch Lootbox

Trends that Defined Generation Eight

November 13, 2020 | 01:00 EST

Telltale's The Walking Dead, The Last of Us Part II

The Biggest Controversies of Gen Eight

November 4, 2020 | 12:00 EST

Fable 3 Cover Art

Fable 3 10th Anniversary - Why This Black Sheep Deserves A Remake

Fable 3 launched 10 years ago, and it's often seen as the black sheep of the series. Does it deserve another look? And how could it be improved?

October 26, 2020 | 01:00 EDT

The Hot Coffee mod, Commander Shapard and Liara, and Geralt and Yennefer

The History of Sex in Mainstream Games

TechRaptor takes a look at the history of sex in gaming, from its humble (and questionable) beginnings to where Mass Effect and The Witcher 3 put it today.

October 7, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

Lab Rat

Lab Rat: Coronavirus, Algorithms, and the State of The Indie Scene

When you work in the independent scene, you have to expect the unexpected. As Gwen Frey tells me, the way you go about making your game is never the same one year to the next. Gwen Frey, 33, got her start in the mainstream scene 13 years ago. If you've played BioShock Infinite, you've seen her work. But despite this, she tells me that nothing can prepare you for the jump to indie.

September 17, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

The Xbox Series X and the Xbox one

How To Buy The Right Xbox This Year

September 9, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

The PlayStation 5 design

Everything We Know About The PlayStation 5

August 29, 2020 | 01:00 EDT

Lovingly Evil

Lovingly Evil Review

August 24, 2020 | 01:58 EDT