Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

Review: A Way Out

It's very unusual for a game to be so reliant on co-op that there's absolutely no way of playing it without another person coming along for the ride. While most co-op games...

READ MORE »

Review: Far Cry 5

Another Far Cry, another huge open world to explore, another bunch of crazy people to get rid of. The formula for Far Cry 5 remains much the same as the previous titles...

READ MORE »

Review: TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge

‘Let’s do a motorbike racing game’ they said. ‘Oh it’s tough’ they said, ‘challenging - they’re more difficult than cars plus it’s been done’. ‘How about, rather than use existing real world...

READ MORE »

Board Game Review: Carcosa

It's incredibly easy to pass Carcosa off as just another Carcassonne clone. You lay tiles in such a way that the various features match up on the edges, placing meeples along the...

READ MORE »

Review: Burnout Paradise Remastered

10 years ago Burnout Paradise was a fantastic game. The speed, the handling, the fun, the addictive "one more race" nature of gaining your license, the online modes that meant you could...

READ MORE »

Board Game Review: The Captain is Dead

Let me set the scene: you're on a space ship, and as you might have guessed from the title of the game, the Captain is dead. If that's not bad enough, the...

READ MORE »

Board Game Review: Sagrada

One thing I really love about board games is the dice. Different colours, sizes, patterns, materials, they can turn an ordinary game into something far less ordinary, or in games like Sagrada...

READ MORE »

Review: Breaking Bad: The Board Game

Breaking Bad is huge. The success that's come about from the many series of the hit streamed show has spawned multiple different products, and it was probably only a matter of time...

READ MORE »

Board Game Review: Stuffed Fables

1

If there a type of board game that I love more than any other it's one that I can play with my 5 year old without having to tweak the rules. Usually...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

Board Game Review: Escape the Dark Castle

1

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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,...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »

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...

READ MORE »