Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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,...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

Review: Yakuza 0

1

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...

READ MORE »

Board Game Review: Beyond Baker Street

1

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

Review: Battlefield 1

In a time when first person shooters seem to be obsessed with high tech gadgets, robots and futuristic augmentations, it’s sometimes a dose of real life that can make a game have...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

Review: Titanfall 2

2

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »