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F1-2016

Review: F1 2016

It's pretty safe to say that if you want a quality racer, you can rely on Codemasters. For years now they've been creating games which, even when they haven't been what people...

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Uno

Review: Uno

Card games on a console are an unusual combination. The very purpose of games like Uno is the social aspect, being able to have a laugh and chat to friends while you're...

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Adr1ft

Review: Adr1ft

The idea of being in space is frightening enough for most people, but how about waking up stranded in space, all alone and with your surroundings smashed to small chunks by something...

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Quadropolis

Board Game Review: Quadropolis

For a game with fairly simple rules there's a surprising amount of depth to Quadropolis. On the surface it's as simple as picking a building tile from the central board and placing...

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ViaNebula

Board Game Review: Via Nebula

There's something very cool about Via Nebula which you don't tend to get in other board games. Yes, there's the excellent box insert which I'll discuss later, and yes there's the awesome...

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Histrio

Board Game Review: Histrio

So here's the basic idea of Histrio: you're in a Shakespearean-style setting, trying to get animal actors to please the King who can't make his mind up on what kind of play...

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KerbalSpaceProgramKSP

Review: Kerbal Space Program

"Oh, this will be a fun little spaceship designing game. Look at the cute little aliens. Probably will get to have a fly in about five minutes I reckon, kind of...

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Ticket to Ride

Board Game Review: Ticket to Ride (Europe)

A lot of people will have experienced Ticket to Ride without even realising that a physical, tabletop version existed. Popular on phones and tablets, the "proper" version of Ticket to Ride has...

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DoorKickers

Review: Door Kickers

Door Kickers. As soon as I heard the name of this I knew it was going to be up my street. It is. It's awesome. Door Kickers is about a swat/patrol team...

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7Days

Review: 7 Days to Die

Zombie games haven't quite managed to catch up with the quality of the genre in popular culture yet but there have been some hits – Left 4 Dead captured the frantic, insane...

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Technomancer

Review: The Technomancer

I didn't know a huge amount about Technomancer going in other than the box art looked cool and it seemed like a deep RPG with some sweet fighting. I figured its main...

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Catalyst

Review: Mirrors Edge Catalyst

I never played the first Mirrors Edge game. Yeah, that one person who never tried it was me. As such I went into Mirrors Edge Catalyst without any kind of preconception of what...

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KnitWit

Board Game Review: Knit Wit

Let’s get one thing straight from the start – Knit Wit is a beautifully presented game. From the box itself, through to the wooden spools, tiny clothes pegs and blackboard-style score cards,...

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LegendaryVillains

Review: Legendary Villains and Secret Wars Vol 1 & 2

As a newbie to the Deck Building Game scene I approached Legendary Villains with both eagerness and nervousness. The rulebook was plentiful, the cards needed dividing up into different sections and categories,...

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PokemonTrainer

Review: Pokemon Trainer Kit

Pokemon is quite a big thing. You may have heard of it. After several years in existence, a dizzying number of collectable cards, several years of international Pokemon tournaments and who-knows-how-many different video...

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Freedom1

Hardware Review: Prif Freedom 1 Wireless Headset

If you haven't heard of Prif, don't worry. They're a relatively new company, but don't let that put you off - if the Freedom 1 headset is anything to go by they...

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BloodyInn

Confessions of an Inn Keeper: The Bloody Inn Review

I can’t believe it’s the year 1831 already; time flies. I’ve recently set up an inn, making the most of the passing trade in a quiet area of Peyrebeille in France. It’s...

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Carcassonne

Carcassonne: A 3 Year Old’s Review

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Ok, before I started I should point out that in case it isn’t immediately obvious, this hasn’t been written by a three year old. Nor is it the direct thoughts of a...

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FarHarbor

Review: Fallout 4 Far Harbor DLC

Bored of Fallout 4? Think you've seen everything the game has to offer? Well think again - if you haven't already picked up the new Far Harbor DLC then you're missing a...

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