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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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Review: Who Did It?

We play a lot of games here at TGR. Sometimes we're trading gems to allow us to buy exotic goods, sometimes we're hunting zombies, sometimes we're building strategies over several hours in...

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Review: LEGO The Incredibles

I'm starting to understand Lego games now. I don't mean understanding how they work, but they can be tricky beats to review on the grounds that they all follow the same kind...

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Review: Lucidity: Six-Sided Nightmares

According to the ever-handy descriptions on BoardGameGeek, Lucidity: Side-Sided Nightmares "takes less than a minute to learn, and 20-30 minutes to play" which sounds pretty great when you've got some last minute...

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Board Game Review: Century: Golem Edition

Century: Spice Road was a game that passed me by, but seemed to have a decent following and was popular enough for more spin off games to appear later down the line....

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Board Game Review: Black Orchestra

I think we can all agree that Hitler wasn't the nicest of people. So it comes as no surprise that there are so many video games based in World War 2, whether...

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Review: Everspace

Like rogue-like games? How about dungeon crawlers? Interested in space? If you answered yes to all of these, you'll be wanting Everspace, a rogue-like space exploration and shooty dungeon crawler. There's a...

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Board Game Review: Robit Riddle

Those familiar with my board game reviews will know I'm always on the lookout for games I can play with my nearly-6-year-old. He and I have spent many an afternoon playing Ticket...

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More Great Footage of The Crew 2 in New “Face Your Ride” Trailer

The Crew 2 is just round the corner now, but the trailers keep on rolling in and continue to look amazing. With an open beta starting up, you can even get to...

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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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