Mall Culture, Reviews, Features & Nostalgia!

For as long as I can remember, simulation games were always a big deal on the PC. From ‘Sim City’ to ‘Theme Park' to ‘the Sims’, they have been a staple genre, full of fun games which allowed you to release your inner captain of industry. Now, I already know that you love a good Shopping M...

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A good car chase is a staple of any decent action movie. Those classic cheek-clenching, noisy, high-octane cat and mouse battles between, usually, the guys for which we’re rooting and the fuzz. Now, we would say that around 99.9997% of such chases occur on the road because, well, that’s where ca...

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Now, I know the genres of rap and hip-hop about as well as I understand the inner workings of a flux capacitor, but even I can recognise just what a talent and influence Tupac Shakur was. No-one out there better described the life of people who lived in inner cities along the West Coast of the USA....

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It would be so easy to think it odd mentioning endless, sandy beaches and large luxury Malls in the same sentence; but this juxtaposition is what makes the Ala Moana Mall, just off the boulevard of the same name, one of the best Mall experiences in Waikiki Hawaii, if not the world. The ability to...

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Ah, dinosaurs. When a certain Steven Spielberg classic landed in 1993, dinosaurs truly did rule the earth. People were captured by these giant lizards, just as people were gripped by space travel in the sixties. Things came to a crescendo when the incredible Jurassic Park came out, followed in the U...

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One of the most exciting set of events which feature in my yearly calendar are the Magic: the Gathering prerelease and Friday Night Magic events. For those unfamiliar, this is a trading card game in which you summon all manner of spells (including instant spells, creatures, weapons and enchantments)...

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We’re all used to walking into a Mall and seeing a display of cars in the atrium or dotted around the Centre - gleaming machines being chaperoned by a well-suited salesperson with a little kiosk where you can arrange a test drive or make an appointment to come and pick one of these babies up. Car...

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Bikini Berlin in Germany’s Capital city describes itself as a ‘concept’ Shopping Mall, and everything about it is unusual - including its seemingly random name. It has a very different feel to most other Malls we have experienced, starting with the completely un-Mall-like exterior, going thro...

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They’re at it again! If you remember a few months back, we recalled an episode of incredibly successful BBC motoring magazine programme ‘Top Gear’, starring Jeremy Clarkson, Richard ‘Hamster’ Hammond and James ‘Mr. Slow’ May in its most successful iteration, where the trio tore through...

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Welcome to part four of our series on legendary Mall-based Canadian cartoon ‘6teen’, which focusses on a group of young Mall employees and Mall enthusiasts set entirely in a massive Shopping Mall. In this episode, titled ‘A Lime to Party’, Wyatt is madly in love and Jonesy gets his third (ye...

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