Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Hans Haupt

About this author

Owner, founder, editor and contributor at Vamers, Hans has a vested interest in geek culture and the interactive entertainment industry. With a Masters degree in Communications and Ludology, he is well read and versed in matters relating to video games and communication media, among many other topics of interest.

Latest Articles

Introducing Vamers Valeo for a more inclusive focus

Out Venator and Virago series is being replaced by Vamers Valeo for a more inclusive and progressive approach to geekosphere spotlights.

Vamers Valeo: Antony Starr

While the smouldering Antony Starr captured the hearts of many in Amazon Prime's The Boys, his acting career is not without merit!

Enter the Logitech G Content Creators Academy & be the face of the brand

Enter today for a chance of becoming one of South Africa's biggest creators in the first-of-its-kind Logitech G Content Creators Academy.

Next-gen game upgrades: the good, the bad & the ugly

Depending on the game and developer, next-gen game upgrades are either really simpel and good, rather bad or disappointingly ugly.

Burnout Paradise Remastered Review [Nintendo Switch]

Burnout Paradise Remastered for Nintendo Switch is a good port of a decade old game. Alas, the dated gameplay can serve to frustrate over long periods of play, and the inclusion of readily available DLC removes the necessity of "needing" to play. The end result is a port of a once great game that lives to see another day by serving as the best, albeit overpriced, 'pick up and play' arcade styled racer currently available on the Switch.

The Great Review [Season 01] – Royal Irreverence

From the pilot episode through to the finale of The Great, viewers will bear witness to the often humorous, and at other times ghastly, 18th century antics of young royals with too much power. As such, it entertainingly explores how the ideologies of religion and the aristocracy are juxtaposed with those of freedom of thought and educational enlightenment. The historical accuracies are further blurred by an engaging narrative built around humour, subterfuge and violence; with some outstanding and engaging performances along the way. The Great is truly unlike any other period drama on television, and its unforgettable irreverence is a breath of fresh air to be enjoyed by all.

Brave New World Review [Season 01] – Utopian Conundrum

Brave New World is a fresh & intriguing new science fiction series guiding viewers through the complexities of what it means to be human.

Rocket Arena Review: Explosively Repetitive

Rocket Arena is the highly frantic and completely approachable new kid on the block who is burdend by monotony and lack of lasting appeal.