Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

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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Review: Battlezone

When I first played an incarnation of Battlezone it was on the original GameBoy on a games collection cartridge. I remember thinking how cool it was back then, and it's funny how...

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Review: Ace Banana

Imagine if you had a load of bananas. And now imagine that a horde of monkeys are trying to get your bananas and steal them for themselves. What would you do? Shoot...

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Board Game Review: Hit Z Road

The whole zombie thing has been doing the rounds for quite a few years now, and it takes something interesting to stand out from the crowd and prevent a game from falling...

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Board Game Review: Dobble Cars

A few weeks ago we looked at Dobble, a game based around trying to find the common image on two cards at once. It's incredibly easy to learn, but the game itself...

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Review: Mantis Burn Racing

I saw a trailer for Mantis Burn Racing a while ago and it looked like great fun. The trailer was raucous, load, there was rock music, exciting and fast paced racing. I...

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Review: WWE 2K17

The WWE is renowned for glitz and glamour. Larger than life superstars clashing in the ring, battling for supremacy. WWE 2K17 was the first title enhanced for the current generation, so you...

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Review: NBA 2k17

From the perspective of someone not overly familiar with the NBA, basketball can be a deceptively complex game. What originally seems to be a few blokes running around flinging a ball into...

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