The heavily anticipated Final Fantasy 7 is a beautiful piece of work. However its eco-apocalypse storyline struggles in a gaming industry whose environmental impact is sizeable and growing.
There’s cash to be made in these uncertain times – and in 2020 guidance from above is simply a scroll or a follow away.
Over the last few years as clubbing went back underground so too did the vibe, mood, look – and smell – of a night out. But is it a fetish or something more?
New legislation means that as many as 770,000 people could have cannabis convictions expunged from their criminal records. But after decades of discriminatory drug policy, is it enough? Rory McClenaghan investigates.
The final instalment of a fictional tale from the depths of the weekend – from overpriced espresso martinis, to one much needed epiphany.
Is the vape scene running out of steam? Or is it all smoke and mirrors? The Face meets vaping’s most evangelical defenders.
It fell out of scientific favour years ago. But as the search for close encounters with extraterrestrials ramps up, we speak to the deep-space explorers who never lost faith.
When a “quick drink” turns into a what-have-we-got-ourselves-into 36 hour stint in an abandoned school. The seventh part of this fictional story from the weekend takes us back to the classroom and beyond.
Some are forcibly deprived of it. New Age gurus claim they don’t need it. This is what life without a single full-night’s sleep actually feels like.
Malware has gone political this past month after Jeff Bezos’ WhatsApp sexts were leaked. The white hats are here to prove that not all hackers are out to exploit.
Ordinary things take on a sense of psychedelic-induced wonder in the sixth part of this fictional story from the depths of the weekend.
Warning: not for the faint of heart. This is how Crytek brought Hunt: Showdown’s monstrous arachnid to life.
Is a 45-year-old who listens to 5SOS fit to lead the country? Has Joe Biden ever actually listened to a Lady Gaga song? In an increasingly polarised field of candidates, The Face asks the important questions.
Leveraging the power of hypnotic geometry and enigmatic patterning, video game developers look to the infamous carpet and super-considered design in The Shining to enchant and intrigue.
UK sperm counts are at an all-time low when demand for swimmers is higher than ever. Clare Considine takes a look at what this means for sperm and the massive economy surrounding testing, freezing and donating.
The fifth instalment of an imagined story from the weekend – this time from a swanky apartment overlooking The Thames. How the hell did we wind up here?
The Face travelled to Derry to make a powerful film documenting the city’s political and social activism. Watch the full film directed by Scott Carthy here.
Volume 4 Issue 002: After three decades of civil war, the 1998 Good Friday Agreement brought peace to Northern Ireland – a peace that the 2016 Brexit result threatened to undermine. With the region taking radical steps forward in other areas of life, we speak to a generation of “peace babies” leading the charge.
Restaurants still have the patriotically named offering on their menus. We asked five owners to explain why.
The fourth instalment of a fictional story from the depths of the weekend – or in this case a Sunday sash at the pub. Enjoy a pick-me-up on the day you need it the most.
As Netflix launches new design-competition series Next in Fashion, we take a look back at some of the best and worst fashion TV shows to have graced our screens.
From Italian premium lager to a jazzy Norwegian IPA, from Brewdog to Brooklyn, from drinkables to edibles… presenting The Face’s superbowl of no-alcohol beers.
The third instalment of a fictional story from the weekend starting with a yoga class and intentions, before a serious U-turn takes us further afield.
Climate change and other factors are forcing us to reconsider traditional practices like burial and cremation. Meet the people at the frontier of the new death movement.