Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

Review: Dirt 4

If there's one company you can rely on to knock out a top notch racing game, then it's Codemasters. Already a force to be reckoned with when it came to racing, a...

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Board Game Review: Carcassonne Winter Edition

A while back we reviewed Carcassonne, a beautiful and simple game which would easily appeal to both seasoned board gamers and those new to the hobby. The rules were highly accessible to...

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Review: Injustice 2

The first Injustice game was a potentially great game, that was let down by a handful of small issues that held it back from becoming a game that people continued to come...

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Review: Portal Knights

On first look, Portal Knights screams similarities to Minecraft. It looks blocky, you can build and craft stuff and there is some rudimentary combat. In truth, it's probably more akin to Dragon...

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Board Game Review: Tak

Tak describes itself as a "beautiful game", which is a pretty bold statement to stick on the front of your box. And yet through a combination of wooden playing pieces and a...

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Review: Prey

I've just spent an hour walking round a space station smashing mugs with a spanner in case they jumped at me and tried to eat my kneecaps. Welcome to the world of Prey,...

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Review: Mass Effect Andromeda

Yes, I know. It's taken a little while for our review of Mass Effect Andromeda to arrive, but there's a good reason for that. I wanted to know if, over time, I'd...

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Review: Seasons After Fall

There’s a lot to be said for the good old fashioned platformer. Done right it can walk the fine line between simple gameplay and unbridled fun, all the while still offering a...

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Review: Demon’s Crystals

Demon's Crystals tells the story of the Urican Demons. Minding their own business, the Demons rule the place - but depend on their life source; the titular crystals. One day, three monsters...

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Review: Telltale’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Episode 1)

When I heard about Guardians of the Galaxy (the film) I was convinced that Marvel had dropped the ball. I saw a picture of the crew, and no - this was...

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Review: Dreamfall Chapters

Dreamfall Chapters is a 3D adventure game originally produced in episodic format on PC from 2014, making its way to PS4 and Xbox One now as a full collection. It's a sequel...

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Board Game Review: Plague Inc

Plague Inc has been an enormous success on mobiles and tablets, downloaded over 80 million times and evolving (pardon the pun) into the go-to game when it comes to trying to wipe...

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Review: Unlock!

Unlock is the latest game from Space Cowboys, the same developers who came up with the excellent, but largely non-replayable TIME Stories and its various scenarios. Using nothing more than a deck...

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Review: The Banner Saga Complete Pack + Survival Mode

The Banner Saga is a turn-based strategy game but is as much about the story as the strategy here. In fact, it's arguably primarily about the story and you (certainly early...

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Hardware Review: Antlion Audio ModMic 5

It's a problem most gamers face at some point: you've got a great set of headphones that fit you perfectly and offer comfort like no others, or maybe you spent a good...

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DLC Review: Mantis Burn Racing (Snowbound & Elite Pass)

Released a few months ago Mantis Burn Racing was a charming and very likeable racer which always had scope for extra content later down the line. Sure enough, the Snowbound and Elite...

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Review: Yooka-Laylee

Yooka-Laylee was a surprise hit on Kickstarter. Out of nowhere seemingly came this blast from the past and it captured the hearts of many. Yooka-Laylee makes no excuses – it's more than...

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Board Game Review: Lords of Vegas

As a game Lords of Vegas is a study of perfect thematic design, bringing together several elements of Las Vegas into a single board game which will have players swearing, whooping and...

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Review: Kodama: The Tree Spirits

Who’d have thought you’d be able to make a game out of growing trees? It certainly sounds like a tall order, but after a couple of games of Kodama it quickly becomes...

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