Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

Review: The Game of THINGS

Ever wanted to make people read something out loud that you know for a fact will embarrass them or make them feel awkward? Now's your chance: The Game of THINGS tests your...

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Review: Let Them Come

My experience with Let Them Come changed over time. From enjoying it, to hating it, back to enjoying it, and eventually nonplussed. It’s not terrible, but also not great, and clearly not...

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Review: Road Rage

I was a big fan of Road Rash. The Mega Drive version was my first experience, there was something so visceral about high powered bikes and smashing opponents with crowbars and pipes....

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Review: Destiny 2

The first Destiny got a bit of a rough ride in terms of reviews. Between a dodgy storyline and endless "go here, press this, fight off bad guys for a while" loops...

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Board Game Review: The Networks

Who hasn't had a moan about the TV listings at some point? There's only so many repeats of Top Gear you can watch on Dave before switching off and reducing yourself to...

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Board Game Review: Moonquake Escape

If I was on the moon I reckon I’d want to escape. There’s not much to do up there. The aliens in Moonquake Escape seem to agree, and with you at the...

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Board Game Review: Junk Art

There’s a surprising amount of fun to be had by piling stuff up on top of other stuff, forming interesting structures and hoping it doesn’t fall down on you. Why else would...

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Review: This War of Mine: The Board Game

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There are a lot of war based board games, but when you look and analyse them they tend to follow the same route: you're trying to complete an objective. It might be...

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Board Game Review: Captain Sonar

It's taken a while to get this review done, but that's because it really needs 8 players to be at its best, and getting 8 players together at the same time isn't...

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Review: Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle

The TouHou Project is a series of bullet hell shooter games dating back to 1996. Popular in Japan, developed by a one man team, they have spawned countless sequels and have huge...

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Board Game Review: Near and Far

It might be weird, but one of the first things I do when I get hold of a new board game is to inspect the board itself. I love to see where...

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Review: NHL 18

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It's tough to explain how a game which is probably the best NHL game ever made is still a bit of a disappointment. And yet that's the situation I find myself in...

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Review: Madden 18

1995. That's the year I first played a John Madden game, and it was amazing. I can still sing the intro music at a second's notice, I can still remember the joy...

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Review: theHunter: Call of the Wild

I can hear the crunch of leaves below my feet. The wind picks up and I can hear crickets in the long grass around me. The sun is dropping as evening draws...

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Review Showdown: FIFA 18 vs PES 2018

It's that time of year again when the strongest rivalry in console gaming comes to the forefront of people's minds again. For 20 years the FIFA and Pro Evo games have swung...

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Board Game Review: NMBR 9

NUMBR 9 is a pretty simple game to understand. It's essentially a stacking game, whereby you draw a card from the deck, find the numbered tile in the box that corresponds to...

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Review: Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony

This is a weird one to explain. Here’s the premise: sixteen students in a high school wake up, and they can’t remember anything. They are trapped in a school, and told that...

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Board Game Review: Flick ’em Up – Dead of Winter

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Some time ago we reviewed Flick 'em Up, a cowboy game which revolved around you flicking counters across the table in order to take out cowboys, complete missions and generally be a...

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Board Game Review: Tiny Epic Quest

Tiny Epic Quest is another in the line of Tiny Epic games, the likes of which we've reviewed previously when we took a look at the very cool (but unnecessarily small) Tiny...

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