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Board Game Review: Magic Maze Kids

Kids versions of games can go one of two ways. Sometimes you get something which has been so watered down that you barely recognise the original, and are left wishing for something...

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Board Game Review: Santorini

Santorini has already become a bit of a hit in the board game community, so much so that it's taken quite some time for us to get our hands on a copy...

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Review: GRIP Combat Racing

There are quite a few racing games knocking around nowadays, but how many of them feature vehicles that not only go so fast they can use their epic downforce to stick to...

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Tech Review: Honor Play

As much as it bugs a lot of people, mobile gaming is massive. You only need to take a look over the shoulders of those on the train as you wander up...

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Review: Maki Stack

Stacking games are becoming ever more common, so coming up with an idea that keeps a game fresh is, I imagine, a pretty tough thing to do. Maki Stack aims to try...

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Review: Timeline – Science Museum

Quite some time ago we reviewed Timeline - British History, a card game which has players trying to decide where on an ever-growing timeline one of their event cards fits in. The...

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Red Dead Redemption Gets a Launch Trailer

Not excited about Red Dead 2? If not, why not? This open world gunslinger-em-up (it'll catch on) is the latest title from the ever-reliable Rockstar Games, and is shaping up to be...

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Review: FIFA 19

News of a new FIFA game each year is about as surprising as night following day, your first cup of morning tea going cold or Donald Trump sending a tweet that doesn't...

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Review: Marvel’s Spider-Man

We haven't heard much from Insomniac Games for a while, but while the world was enjoying the latest Ratchet and Clank outing the team were beavering away on something very exciting. A...

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Review: T.I.M.E Stories: Brotherhood of the Coast

Well now, T.I.M.E Stories just got interesting again. After a few up and down expansions for T.I.M.E Stories, Brotherhood of the Coast arrived and has given the goalposts a hefty kick in...

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Review: Dobble Junior

If you're not familiar with Dobble, then there are two possible options: firstly you could take a look through our previous Dobble reviews (which consist of the time-based Chrono version, and...

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Board Game Review: My Little Scythe

Unusually for someone who enjoys board games, I never got round to playing Scythe. Despite it being a huge hit the game slipped through my grasp and I had to make do...

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Review: Potion Explosion & Fifth Ingredient Expansion

I imagine someone, somewhere, has made a Venn diagram showing the number of people who love potions, and those who love explosions. Right in the centre of that diagram would be those...

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Review: Dead Age

Dead Age is a rogue-like turn-based zombie RPG. Ambitious then, and playing it flicks between your emotions of ‘it’s quite good’ to ‘not very good’ - I think depending on how badly...

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Review: Madden 19

As with most other EA Sports games, the Madden series has been evolving slowly over the past few years, with each version adding new features, improved presentation and whatever else came to...

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Hardware Review: Snakebyte Head:Set 4

If you're in the market for anew headset for your Playstation 4 then you'll be spoilt for choice. Just a quick look round will bring up options ranging from £20 all the...

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Review: Choose Your Own Adventure: House of Danger

I loved Choose Your Own Adventure books when I was growing up. The idea of a story building up as a result of the choices I made was to exciting and novel...

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Red Dead Redemption 2’s Gameplay Footage Looks Amazing

Rockstar have been quiet on official videos for their upcoming ride-a-horse-and-shoot-things-em-up (it'll catch on) but this week they released some gameplay footage, and my word it looks good. Take a look!...

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Board Game Review: Ticket to Ride New York

It seems like we’re getting a new Ticket to Ride game every month at the moment. Not that this is a bad thing, there’s a good reason why it’s such a popular...

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