Oreoluwa Adeyoola

Oreoluwa (Ore) Adeyoola is a third-year Media Studies student at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and a freelance writer. She currently works as Film Editor for UEA's student paper Concrete, where she has won awards for Best Film Article and Best Gaming Article. Ore's favourite types of games are story-rich RPGs, cosy games, and visual novels. She enjoys playing PC games but also loves playing older games on her Nintendo 3DS.

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The Next Princess Zelda

By Guest Writer | February 7, 2024

Written by Belle Law Casting Choices, Narrative Hopes, and Dreams of a Live-Action Adaptation Last November, Nintendo announced that a live-action film of The Legend of Zelda franchise is in development. As someone who grew up alongside the series, my first Zelda games being ‘The Phantom Hourglass’ and ‘Spirit Tracks’ made for the DS, this…

Top Anticipated Games of 2024

By Jenny O'Connor | January 25, 2024

Our lineup of standout games poised to shake up the gaming scene in 2024 Princess Peach Showtime! (March 22, 2024) Princess Peach Showtime! is ready to make its debut in the gaming realm in 2024, with a release date set for March 22, 2024. This game takes a bold departure from the familiar Mario-centric adventures,…

G.URL Magazine Issue 02: Exclusive Interview Preview with Pom Pom Squad

By Jenny O'Connor | December 18, 2023

In an exclusive interview with G.URL Magazine, Mia Berrin of Pom Pom Squad opens up about her musical journey, identity, and the powerful role of music in fostering self-acceptance and representation. Mia Berrin, known artistically as Pom Pom Squad, is a name that resonates deeply within the music community. Her story is one of identity,…

G.URL Magazine Issue 02: Exclusive Interview Preview with Gabrielle Rosenstein

By Jenny O'Connor | December 3, 2023

In the latest issue of G.URL Magazine, we delve into the artistic universe of Gabrielle Rosenstein, a multi-disciplinary artist renowned for her hyper-stylised depictions of the female form. Rosenstein, a visionary in the realms of sci-femme fantasy and queer artistry, speaks with us about her unique approach to art, which deftly blends contemporary issues with…

Dress to Impress

By Jenny O'Connor | November 26, 2023

The Enduring Appeal of Dress-Up Games in Girl Gaming Culture Whether you were designing chic outfits on Stardoll or exploring the wide range of activities on GirlsGoGames, where dress-up was a beloved feature among many, these platforms have been a staple in the digital playground for young girls. While GirlsGoGames offered a wide array of…

Nintendo’s newest enemy: the 3DS

By Guest Writer | November 3, 2023

Written by Belle Law Say farewell to a classic as Nintendo winds down the beloved 3DS. This October, it was announced by Nintendo that they would be shutting down all online services for both the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U software – as early as April 2024. This comes after Nintendo’s anti-modding updates and the…

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Gone in a Flash

By Oreoluwa Adeyoola | October 22, 2023

Exploring the ability to Build Safe Spaces for Girl Gamers – Post Flash If you had a childhood anything like mine, you spent a worrying amount of hours in front of a computer screen, scrolling through hundreds of flash games and virtual worlds. As an introvert, young Oreoluwa filled her needs for social interaction by…

Submissions for G.URL Magazine are now open!

By Jenny O'Connor | October 6, 2023

Share Your Voice with Us! Are you an avid gamer with a passion for fashion, music, and lifestyle tailored for girls? Here’s some exciting news: G.URL Magazine is now accepting submissions! This is your opportunity to make your mark in the world of gaming and its vibrant culture. Whether you’re a seasoned writer, a passionate…

At what point did Social Media become your portfolio?

By Jenny O'Connor | October 2, 2023

From TikTok talent to Instagram aesthetics, how social media’s evolution turned personal profiles into powerful professional portfolios. Scrolling through countless clips of content, culture, and collections led us to not just documenting every second of our lives, but also our working lives. The evolution of social media has undeniably transformed the way we present ourselves…

Why Cosy Gaming is for Every Girl Who Tells You She Can Beat You at MarioKart

By Jenny O'Connor | October 2, 2023

Here’s why you’re a gamer, even if you just download Custom Content for your Sims. Gaming, as we know it today, has been around since the 1980s and ignited into a social collective, filled with your heart-pumping first person shooters (think Call of Duty and whatever game your partner is screaming at) and engaging farm…