Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

Review: Guacamelee 2

Disclaimer - I didn't play the first Guacamelee. I made it about 10 minutes, decided it wasn’t for me and never looked back. So I wasn’t hugely excited for Guacamelee 2. I...

READ MORE »

Review: Overcooked 2

I never got to play the original Overcooked. I saw it at a few Expos, surrounded by people laughing and cheering. Sadly, it was local co-op play only. I could never muster...

READ MORE »

Review: Neverout

Neverout does not give you a lot to sink your teeth into in anticipation. The first clue you get is the entire plot really, as you begin the game inside a grey...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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....

READ MORE »

Review: Marvel Contest of Champions: Battlerealm

I’m a big fan of Upper Deck’s Marvel Legendary co-operative deckbuilder, and am a recent convert to Fantasy Flight Games’ Star Wars Destiny - a two player competitive dice and card battler....

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

Review: Onrush

2

Onrush is not a racing game. You are not jostling for position, but position is important. You do not want to be first past the line or goal usually, but sometimes you...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

Review: Vampyr

So many vampire jokes. It would be easy to riddle this review with them, but I shall try and rise above it. Just take a breath. One-ah ah ah, two- ah ah...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

Review: Yoku’s Island Express

“What’s that you are playing?” I am asked frequently as I work through Yoku’s Island Express’s detailed world. “It looks like you’re a dung beetle.” Correct. Bit of a weird character for...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »