Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

Review: Marvel’s Spider-Man

We haven't heard much from Insomniac Games for a while, but while the world was enjoying the latest Ratchet and Clank outing the team were beavering away on something very exciting. A...

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Board Game Review: When in Rome

What if you didn't need a rulebook to play a game? What if you had an AI that was able to teach you how to play, keep track of what needs keeping...

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Review: T.I.M.E Stories: Brotherhood of the Coast

Well now, T.I.M.E Stories just got interesting again. After a few up and down expansions for T.I.M.E Stories, Brotherhood of the Coast arrived and has given the goalposts a hefty kick in...

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Review: Dobble Junior

If you're not familiar with Dobble, then there are two possible options: firstly you could take a look through our previous Dobble reviews (which consist of the time-based Chrono version, and...

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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: Slime Rancher

Slime Rancher is one of the rare games these days where you just play ‘for fun’. Sure, all games are fun, but usually underpinned by a competitive element, or challenging environment. Not...

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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: Yakuza Kiwami 2

Yakuza Kiwami 2 takes place 1 year after the explosive events of Yakuza Kiwami. Kiryu has settled into civilian life with Haruka, who he has more or less adopted at this point,...

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Review: Mothergunship

Mothergunship is a blast, literally and figuratively. The concept revolves around being able to build your own guns using component parts, but rather than a first-person-shooter supporting this, it stands up on...

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Review: Brawlout

I first saw Brawlout a long time ago at Eurogamer Expo, and it caught my eye. I have a soft spot for platform arena fighters but I haven’t really seen any that...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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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