Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

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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Review: Timeline – British History Edition

Think you know your history? Chances are, as much as you think you know there'll be huge gaps in terms of when something happened, when certain people were born, and when specific...

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Review: Beasts of Balance

Beasts of Balance is a physical game which is linked to a digital world. Not in the way that Skylanders or Lego Dimensions is - as most of the gameplay takes place...

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Review: Monster Jam – Crush It

Who doesn't love monster trucks? I don't really hear much about them anymore yet I often think about how cool it would be to have one and just drive over traffic. I...

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Review: Titanfall 2

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For PlayStation gamers the wait for Titanfall has been a long one. Having been done over by the Microsoft exclusivity deal on the original Titanfall the news that Titanfall 2 would be...

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Review: Big Buck Hunter Arcade

Videogames and shooting things go hand in hand. Shooting animals though is often frowned upon in most games - there's either a penalty or no benefit in shooting them. Big Buck Hunter...

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Board Game Review: Mansions of Madness (2nd Edition)

The use of apps within a board game will always be a hotly debated topic among those who play them, and while it's certainly true that they can get in the way...

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Board Game Review: Pandemic Reign of Cthulhu

The current Cthulhu surge is starting to rival that of the zombie, with the multi-tentacled nightmare being the subject of a significant share of games released over the past couple of years....

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Review: Pixel Gear VR

Pixel Gear is one of the early PSVR titles to cash in on the human desire to shoot things in a virtual world. But foregoing the issue of navigating in VR in...

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Review: Weeping Doll

The horror genre is fast becoming the type of game best suited to VR in my opinion. And I say that in terms of suitability rather than personal preference - they are...

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Review: Skyrim Special Edition

Ever since buying my PS4 and relegating my PS3 to the calmer but equally important duty of media streaming I've regularly cast an eye longingly towards the Skyrim box on the shelf,...

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Board Game Double Review: Legendary Firefly & Big Trouble in Little China

Recently we've been trying out a couple of new games based on the Legendary deck building system, and if you're a regular reader of our reviews you might find that the Legendary...

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Board Game Review: Dead of Winter: The Long Night

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Zombies eh? There are loads of them around if modern culture is to be believed. In fact if the apocalypse  rocks up and it's not led by zombies I reckon most people...

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Board Game Review: Ticket to Ride – Rails and Sails

So here's a weird thing. Having playing Ticket to Ride quite a bit I was really excited about Rails and Sails, and yet having played the latest version a fair bit I...

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Review Showdown: Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 vs FIFA 17

The battle between FIFA and Pro Evolution Soccer should be far closer than it always seems to end up being. While the late 90s and early 2000s belonged to Konami's offerings, FIFA...

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Review: Mafia 3

Lincoln Clay. You may not know the name but it is synonymous with the history of New Bordeaux. An orphan who was adopted by the black mob, returns home from the Vietnam...

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Board Game Review: Splendor

Splendor is, at its most basic, a game about buying cards with gems. The more gems you've got at your disposal the better the cards you can buy; the better the cards...

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Board Game Review: Codenames Pictures

A few months ago we reviewed Codenames, a game which demanded some ingenious ideas and clues if you were going to stand a chance of beating the opposition team. It's a great...

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