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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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Board Game Review: Doom

Yep you read that title right, we're taking a look at the board game based on id Software's timeless classic Doom, a game which had a very splendid reboot lately and continues...

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Review: The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing

An action RPG, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing makes its way to console nearly four years later after being originally released on Steam in 2013. Starring as the son of Van...

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Board Game Review: Codinca

Those of you who read our reviews regularly might think that a game whereby you turn tiles over to make specific patterns sounds strangely familiar. Well, you’d be right – you only...

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Review: T.I.M.E Stories: Expedition Endurance

It's 1914, and we're trying to figure out just what has happened to the crew on board the Endurance during its journey through Antarctica. Your mission is an odd one - you're...

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Board Game Review: Clacks

"Oh my god, you need to use your brain..." - never try to teach someone to play Clacks when they've already had a bottle of wine to themselves. Clacks is, after all,...

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Board Game Review: Ticket to Ride First Journey

Ticket to Ride holds something of a cult status in our household, solely down to my 4 year old and his love for all things train related. But with both of our...

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Review: Sniper Elite 4

I'm lying in some deep grass, desperately hoping that the enemy soldiers coming my way don't see me. I've just shot one of their guys through the lung from an insane distance...

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Review: Yakuza 0

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I've never thought about joining the Yakuza. Through playing years of GTA, it always sort of glorified a life of crime. Sure, it's dirty and violent, but boy you can live like...

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Board Game Review: Beyond Baker Street

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I first spotted Beyond Baker Street at UKGE, and as I watched a couple of people playing a game it took me a while to work out what looked odd. Then it...

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Board Game Review: New Angeles

I probably shouldn’t admit to this, but do you know what I love to do when playing games? I love to be an absolute git to everyone else involved. Day to day...

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Hardware Review: Crucial MX300 SSD (PS4)

It's easy to find reviews on the Internet stating how fast SSD drives are when shoved into a PC. It's well documented that using solid state storage is a massive speed boost...

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Review: Watch Dogs 2

The first Watch Dogs game was a slow-burner; it took a fair bit of time for the game to properly kick off and become as fun as it ended up being, and...

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