Leah Williams

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Leah Williams

Leah Williams is a tech and entertainment writer specialising in video games and pop culture. She writes across Kotaku Australia and Gizmodo Australia, and has been featured in a variety of online publications including IGN, Green Man Gaming, The AU Review and more. In 2020, she was nominated for an IT Journalism Award for ‘Best New Journalist’ in her field.

Leah has been working in online media for several years covering a range of unique topics from the wilds of professional wrestling to the latest video game releases and more. Her favourite game is The Urbz on Nintendo DS and she will passionately defend The Sims handheld franchise to her dying breath.

You can find her on Twitter and LinkedIn or contact her via email.

Friday Night Funkin’ Is The Internet’s Latest Toe-Tapping Obsession

Friday Night Funkin’ Is The Internet’s Latest Toe-Tapping Obsession

The action-rhythm genre, once assumed to be dead and gone, has experienced a dramatic resurgence over the last few months thanks to the work of itch game Friday Night Funkin’. Since November 2020, the rhythm battler has achieved massive success and fostered a dedicated, passionate fanbase. There’s a couple of reasons why it’s become so popular: it’s free, it has extensive mod support and a thriving community creating content every week.