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nefarious

Board Game Review: Nefarious

Mad scientists creating bonkers inventions. That’s pretty much Nefarious in a nutshell, a game which combines some great ideas and simple rules to create a game which, when we played it, even...

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awesomenautsassemble

Review: Awesomenauts Assemble

How awesome is Awesomenauts Assemble? It turns out, pretty awesome. Awesomenauts Assemble is the Xbox One version of Awesomenauts – released initially back on Xbox Live Arcade and Playstation Network back in...

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filthylucre

Review: Filthy Lucre

Filthy Lucre. Money; originally, money obtained dishonestly. I didn't know that the term was slang for ill-gotten gains but it soon became very clear to me. Some bad 'uns have stolen an...

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metrico

Review: Metrico+

Metrico was released on Vita in 2014 to mixed reviews. Limited but great, Metrico+ aims to improve on this by taking the original game and refining it. As you begin the game...

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absolutedrift

Review: Absolute Drift: Zen Edition

I love drifting. It’s the coolest thing you can do in racing games generally and even in the most serious simulations, dedicated modes have been springing up letting you have your drifting...

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kof14

Review: King of Fighters XIV

After the excellent King of Fighters 13 released back in 2010 breathed new like back into the series, expectations for the sequel have been high. Those expectations took a big fireball to...

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fivetribes

Board Game Review: Five Tribes + Expansions

Days of Wonder have a reputation for creating fantastic board games, mixing some top-end build quality with easily accessible rules which allow a younger generation of gamers to join in and enjoy...

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WormsWMD

Review: Worms W.M.D

I can remember playing the first Worms title many years ago – it looked pretty basic but was different. It was great fun. They never really managed to capture that excitement until...

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Flick em Up

Board Game Review: Flick ’em Up (Plastic Edition)

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The original version of Flick 'em Up was a work of art, with wooden components giving you a fantastically made and wonderful to play game of cowboys trying to shoot each other...

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Mystic Vale

Board Game Review: Mystic Vale

It must be tricky to come up with new ways to entertain gamers, but in Mystic Vale developers AEG have come up with a very interesting and unique feeling concept which, while not being...

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Inversus

Review: Inversus

There is something to be said for simplicity. To be able to pick up a game and instantly understand what is going on, knowing the controls and being able to be competent....

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Madden17

Review: Madden NFL 17

Twenty five years ago I sat with my brother and spent hours on Madden '92; the music still sticks in my head, as does the joy of a player suffering an injury...

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Cortex

Board Game Review: Cortex Challenge

Everything feels better when you're showing your friends that you're cleverer than they are. Also, nothing feels worse than your friends proving you're not quite as bright as they are. If you...

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DobbleChrono

Board Game Review: Dobble Chrono

For those who, like myself when I got to review this, don't know anything about Dobble let me explain the incredibly complex rules: you see two cards, and have to find which...

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F1-2016

Review: F1 2016

It's pretty safe to say that if you want a quality racer, you can rely on Codemasters. For years now they've been creating games which, even when they haven't been what people...

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Uno

Review: Uno

Card games on a console are an unusual combination. The very purpose of games like Uno is the social aspect, being able to have a laugh and chat to friends while you're...

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Adr1ft

Review: Adr1ft

The idea of being in space is frightening enough for most people, but how about waking up stranded in space, all alone and with your surroundings smashed to small chunks by something...

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Quadropolis

Board Game Review: Quadropolis

For a game with fairly simple rules there's a surprising amount of depth to Quadropolis. On the surface it's as simple as picking a building tile from the central board and placing...

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ViaNebula

Board Game Review: Via Nebula

There's something very cool about Via Nebula which you don't tend to get in other board games. Yes, there's the excellent box insert which I'll discuss later, and yes there's the awesome...

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