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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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legendaryfirefly

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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deadofwinter

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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railssails

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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fifa-pes

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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splendor

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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codenamespics

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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hitzroad

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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dobblecars

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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nba2k17

Review: NBA 2k17

From the perspective of someone not overly familiar with the NBA, basketball can be a deceptively complex game. What originally seems to be a few blokes running around flinging a ball into...

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Civ6

Civilization VI Launch Trailer

We're very excited for Civilization VI, and trailers like this don't do anything to diminish that excitement. Having the honour of the game we've lost more hours to than any other in...

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nhl17

Review: NHL 17

For those not used to the sport, Ice Hockey can be an incredibly fast and difficult sport to follow. Skaters whizz around the rink at breakneck speed, the puck travels at a...

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battleofthebands

Board Game Review: Battle of the Bands

"At the age of 12, my life was already starting to turn sour. Family problems and trouble at school meant I needed someone, a new person in my life to drag me...

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nukaworld

Review: Fallout 4 Nuka-World DLC

If there's one thing that Bethesda do as well as anyone, it's building locations which sit long in the memory. Whether that's the sprawling but beautiful map of Skyrim, or the desolate...

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nefarious

Board Game Review: Nefarious

Mad scientists creating bonkers inventions. That’s pretty much Nefarious in a nutshell, a game which combines some great ideas and simple rules to create a game which, when we played it, even...

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deus-ex

Review: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

I can still vividly remember creeping round the Statue of Liberty in the original Deus Ex, always starting a new game by listening to the guards complain about things ("rhetoric... always just...

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fivetribes

Board Game Review: Five Tribes + Expansions

Days of Wonder have a reputation for creating fantastic board games, mixing some top-end build quality with easily accessible rules which allow a younger generation of gamers to join in and enjoy...

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Flick em Up

Board Game Review: Flick ’em Up (Plastic Edition)

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The original version of Flick 'em Up was a work of art, with wooden components giving you a fantastically made and wonderful to play game of cowboys trying to shoot each other...

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