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Review: Dirt 4

If there's one company you can rely on to knock out a top notch racing game, then it's Codemasters. Already a force to be reckoned with when it came to racing, a...

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Board Game Review: Carcassonne Winter Edition

A while back we reviewed Carcassonne, a beautiful and simple game which would easily appeal to both seasoned board gamers and those new to the hobby. The rules were highly accessible to...

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Board Game Review: Tak

Tak describes itself as a "beautiful game", which is a pretty bold statement to stick on the front of your box. And yet through a combination of wooden playing pieces and a...

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Review: Prey

I've just spent an hour walking round a space station smashing mugs with a spanner in case they jumped at me and tried to eat my kneecaps. Welcome to the world of Prey,...

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Review: Mass Effect Andromeda

Yes, I know. It's taken a little while for our review of Mass Effect Andromeda to arrive, but there's a good reason for that. I wanted to know if, over time, I'd...

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Review: Seasons After Fall

There’s a lot to be said for the good old fashioned platformer. Done right it can walk the fine line between simple gameplay and unbridled fun, all the while still offering a...

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Board Game Review: Plague Inc

Plague Inc has been an enormous success on mobiles and tablets, downloaded over 80 million times and evolving (pardon the pun) into the go-to game when it comes to trying to wipe...

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Review: Unlock!

Unlock is the latest game from Space Cowboys, the same developers who came up with the excellent, but largely non-replayable TIME Stories and its various scenarios. Using nothing more than a deck...

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Hardware Review: Antlion Audio ModMic 5

It's a problem most gamers face at some point: you've got a great set of headphones that fit you perfectly and offer comfort like no others, or maybe you spent a good...

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DLC Review: Mantis Burn Racing (Snowbound & Elite Pass)

Released a few months ago Mantis Burn Racing was a charming and very likeable racer which always had scope for extra content later down the line. Sure enough, the Snowbound and Elite...

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For Honor’s Latest Update Makes Your Head Look Better

As if having the opportunity to take someone's head off isn't enough, you can now bank on that head looking a bit better thanks to this week's For Honor content update. Offering...

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Board Game Review: Lords of Vegas

As a game Lords of Vegas is a study of perfect thematic design, bringing together several elements of Las Vegas into a single board game which will have players swearing, whooping and...

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Review: Kodama: The Tree Spirits

Who’d have thought you’d be able to make a game out of growing trees? It certainly sounds like a tall order, but after a couple of games of Kodama it quickly becomes...

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Prey: Typhoon Research Trailer

Something has gone very, very wrong aboard Talos I. What began as an experiment aimed at bettering humanity has turned into a full-on alien infestation by the previously contained entities called Typhon....

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Board Game Review: Doom

Yep you read that title right, we're taking a look at the board game based on id Software's timeless classic Doom, a game which had a very splendid reboot lately and continues...

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Board Game Review: Codinca

Those of you who read our reviews regularly might think that a game whereby you turn tiles over to make specific patterns sounds strangely familiar. Well, you’d be right – you only...

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Review: For Honor

There aren't many games that can make you feel like a true badass. While it's entirely possible to fire up the likes of Shadow of Mordor or Assassin's Creed and hack your...

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Review: T.I.M.E Stories: Expedition Endurance

It's 1914, and we're trying to figure out just what has happened to the crew on board the Endurance during its journey through Antarctica. Your mission is an odd one - you're...

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Board Game Review: Clacks

"Oh my god, you need to use your brain..." - never try to teach someone to play Clacks when they've already had a bottle of wine to themselves. Clacks is, after all,...

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