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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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Review: Unlock! Mystery Adventures

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A few months ago we reviewed Unlock! - a card-based escape room game which contained three very cool one-time-only games of puzzle solving and deduction. The idea behind it was brilliant, using...

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Board Game Review: Civilization: A New Dawn

If there's one thing we love to play here at TGR, it's board games that have a crossover into the world of video games. Indeed, it was the Portal board game way...

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Board Game Review: Charterstone

Before playing Charterstone I hadn't played a legacy game before; that is, a game which evolves and has you permanently changing parts of the game by destroying certain elements, sticking things onto...

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Review: T.I.M.E. Stories: Estrella Drive

The scenarios for TIME Stories are starting to pile up a bit now, and as one of our favourite games from the past couple of years we're always excited to get our...

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Board Game Review: Azul

If you’ve ever tiled a bathroom or kitchen, you’ll probably appreciate that it’s not really the most fun activity you could carry out, so when Azul arrived with its basic premise of...

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