Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

Hardware Review: HyperX Cloud Alpha Headset

With the latest round of consoles providing a more robust online experience than we've had before, the days of dodgy online comms are comfortably behind us, bringing with it a need for...

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Review: Aperion Cyberstorm

Twin stick shooters, once the indie smash hit and since copied, rehashed, spun-off, evolved and developed many times, it's about time that the Switch had it's own. And Aperion Cyberstorm doesn't disappoint...

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Board Game Review: Escape the Dark Castle

There's a lot to be said for atmosphere in games. Sometimes it can turn a good game into a great game, making a fun evening into one where you're engrossed and don't...

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Review: UFC 3

UFC 3 is EA’s latest attempt at capturing and capitalising on the increasing popularity of mixed martial arts’ biggest brand - the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As much as I loved the previous...

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Review: Beholder: Complete Edition

As I read the pitch for Beholder I couldn’t believe I would enjoy it. You play Carl, who relocated in a city in a totalitarian state. Your job, as ordered by the...

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Review Roundup: Legendary Noir & Spiderman Homecoming

We recently got our hands on the latest ‘small box’ expansions for the Marvel-based Legendary co-operative card game - Noir, which links in thematically with the Dark City expansion, and Spider-man Homecoming,...

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Board Game Review: Quest for the Antidote

I've been poisoned. Bugger. Luckily, help is at hand. A nearby apothecary can make an antidote just as long as I can find all of the ingredients and get them back to...

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Review: Dynasty Feud

One would be forgiven for thinking of Dynasty Feud as simply ‘another’ Smash Bros clone, and at first glance it does look just like that - but a worse version. However, after...

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Board Game Review: Star Saga

Being a bit inexperienced with the dungeon crawling scene I wasn't too sure what to expect from Star Saga. Sure, it had some nice minis that made me wish I was good...

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Review: Star Wars Battlefront 2

Yeah I know, it's a review that's taken a long time coming, but there's good reason. Like Driveclub a few years back, Battlefront 2 was crippled on release by a swarm of...

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Review: Unlock! Mystery Adventures

A few months ago we reviewed Unlock! - a card-based escape room game which contained three very cool one-time-only games of puzzle solving and deduction. The idea behind it was brilliant, using...

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Board Game Review: Civilization: A New Dawn

If there's one thing we love to play here at TGR, it's board games that have a crossover into the world of video games. Indeed, it was the Portal board game way...

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Board Game Review: Charterstone

Before playing Charterstone I hadn't played a legacy game before; that is, a game which evolves and has you permanently changing parts of the game by destroying certain elements, sticking things onto...

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Review: T.I.M.E. Stories: Estrella Drive

The scenarios for TIME Stories are starting to pile up a bit now, and as one of our favourite games from the past couple of years we're always excited to get our...

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Review: Yomawari: Midnight Shadows

It’s bleak. You start off by walking into the woods to bury your dog that has died. You cry every day a note reads. What happens next is shocking and caught me...

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Board Game Review: Azul

If you’ve ever tiled a bathroom or kitchen, you’ll probably appreciate that it’s not really the most fun activity you could carry out, so when Azul arrived with its basic premise of...

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Review: Need for Speed Payback

Need for Speed is really starting to feel like it’s doing what it’s designed to do: give some thrilling, egde-of-the-seat racing action against other racers, police and anyone else who reckons they...

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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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