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Review: Cobra Paw

Sometimes, when picking a game, you want something quick. Something that doesn't have 20 pages of rules to recap on, something you can play with anyone without having to water down the...

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The Crew 2: Welcome to Motornation

Excited for The Crew 2? Yeah, us too. As you can see from this latest trailer things are looking fantastic, letting you switch between air, water and road vehicles and show your...

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Board Game Review: Fallout

There are a lot of things that make Fallout such a brilliant video game series. There's the exploration, wandering around trying to map out your surrounding area while avoiding the various bad...

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Review: Cortex Challenge 2

Some time ago we reviewed Cortex, a quick and simple game whereby you try to figure out the solutions to some challenges that are set out on cards that get turned over...

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Board Game Review: Bananagrams

This game is loads of letter tiles in a banana-shaped pouch. That's it. How much fun could that possibly be? Well let me tell you, get a small group of word game...

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Review: Gravel

Milestone are a known quantity when it comes to racing games, having focussed mainly on rallying and biking games in recent times. On the whole the games have been very decent, offering...

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Kickstarter Review: Exploriana

Exploriana is a new game developed by the owners of Bristol gaming cafe Chance & Counters, bringing the ideas of pushing your luck and set collecting together to form a family-friendly, easy...

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Review: Far Cry 5

Another Far Cry, another huge open world to explore, another bunch of crazy people to get rid of. The formula for Far Cry 5 remains much the same as the previous titles...

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Board Game Review: Carcosa

It's incredibly easy to pass Carcosa off as just another Carcassonne clone. You lay tiles in such a way that the various features match up on the edges, placing meeples along the...

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Review: Burnout Paradise Remastered

10 years ago Burnout Paradise was a fantastic game. The speed, the handling, the fun, the addictive "one more race" nature of gaining your license, the online modes that meant you could...

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Board Game Review: The Captain is Dead

Let me set the scene: you're on a space ship, and as you might have guessed from the title of the game, the Captain is dead. If that's not bad enough, the...

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Board Game Review: Sagrada

One thing I really love about board games is the dice. Different colours, sizes, patterns, materials, they can turn an ordinary game into something far less ordinary, or in games like Sagrada...

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Board Game Review: Stuffed Fables

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If there a type of board game that I love more than any other it's one that I can play with my 5 year old without having to tweak the rules. Usually...

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Hardware Review: HyperX Cloud Alpha Headset

With the latest round of consoles providing a more robust online experience than we've had before, the days of dodgy online comms are comfortably behind us, bringing with it a need for...

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Board Game Review: Escape the Dark Castle

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There's a lot to be said for atmosphere in games. Sometimes it can turn a good game into a great game, making a fun evening into one where you're engrossed and don't...

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Aperion Cyberstorm Out This Week on Switch, and Looks Crazy

As a UK based site we're always looking for ways to give smaller UK developers a boost, so this is one we thought you guys might like to take a look at...

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Board Game Review: Quest for the Antidote

I've been poisoned. Bugger. Luckily, help is at hand. A nearby apothecary can make an antidote just as long as I can find all of the ingredients and get them back to...

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Board Game Review: Star Saga

Being a bit inexperienced with the dungeon crawling scene I wasn't too sure what to expect from Star Saga. Sure, it had some nice minis that made me wish I was good...

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Review: Star Wars Battlefront 2

Yeah I know, it's a review that's taken a long time coming, but there's good reason. Like Driveclub a few years back, Battlefront 2 was crippled on release by a swarm of...

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