Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

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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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: 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...

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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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