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Board Game Review: Beyond Baker Street

I first spotted Beyond Baker Street at UKGE, and as I watched a couple of people playing a game it took me a while to work out what looked odd. Then it...

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Board Game Review: New Angeles

I probably shouldn’t admit to this, but do you know what I love to do when playing games? I love to be an absolute git to everyone else involved. Day to day...

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Ghost Recon’s Open World Trailer Shows Off a Gorgeous Game

Those of you waiting for the upcoming Ghost Recon game have got a bit of a treat in store with the latest trailer, showing off just how amazing the game is looking....

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Hardware Review: Crucial MX300 SSD (PS4)

It's easy to find reviews on the Internet stating how fast SSD drives are when shoved into a PC. It's well documented that using solid state storage is a massive speed boost...

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Review: Watch Dogs 2

The first Watch Dogs game was a slow-burner; it took a fair bit of time for the game to properly kick off and become as fun as it ended up being, and...

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Review: Timeline – British History Edition

Think you know your history? Chances are, as much as you think you know there'll be huge gaps in terms of when something happened, when certain people were born, and when specific...

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Review: Battlefield 1

In a time when first person shooters seem to be obsessed with high tech gadgets, robots and futuristic augmentations, it’s sometimes a dose of real life that can make a game have...

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Review: Titanfall 2

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For PlayStation gamers the wait for Titanfall has been a long one. Having been done over by the Microsoft exclusivity deal on the original Titanfall the news that Titanfall 2 would be...

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Board Game Review: Mansions of Madness (2nd Edition)

The use of apps within a board game will always be a hotly debated topic among those who play them, and while it's certainly true that they can get in the way...

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Board Game Review: Pandemic Reign of Cthulhu

The current Cthulhu surge is starting to rival that of the zombie, with the multi-tentacled nightmare being the subject of a significant share of games released over the past couple of years....

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Review: Skyrim Special Edition

Ever since buying my PS4 and relegating my PS3 to the calmer but equally important duty of media streaming I've regularly cast an eye longingly towards the Skyrim box on the shelf,...

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Board Game Double Review: Legendary Firefly & Big Trouble in Little China

Recently we've been trying out a couple of new games based on the Legendary deck building system, and if you're a regular reader of our reviews you might find that the Legendary...

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Board Game Review: Dead of Winter: The Long Night

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Zombies eh? There are loads of them around if modern culture is to be believed. In fact if the apocalypse  rocks up and it's not led by zombies I reckon most people...

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Board Game Review: Ticket to Ride – Rails and Sails

So here's a weird thing. Having playing Ticket to Ride quite a bit I was really excited about Rails and Sails, and yet having played the latest version a fair bit I...

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Review Showdown: Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 vs FIFA 17

The battle between FIFA and Pro Evolution Soccer should be far closer than it always seems to end up being. While the late 90s and early 2000s belonged to Konami's offerings, FIFA...

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Board Game Review: Splendor

Splendor is, at its most basic, a game about buying cards with gems. The more gems you've got at your disposal the better the cards you can buy; the better the cards...

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Board Game Review: Codenames Pictures

A few months ago we reviewed Codenames, a game which demanded some ingenious ideas and clues if you were going to stand a chance of beating the opposition team. It's a great...

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Board Game Review: Hit Z Road

The whole zombie thing has been doing the rounds for quite a few years now, and it takes something interesting to stand out from the crowd and prevent a game from falling...

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Board Game Review: Dobble Cars

A few weeks ago we looked at Dobble, a game based around trying to find the common image on two cards at once. It's incredibly easy to learn, but the game itself...

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