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Review: Madden NFL 23

There's never been a game more focussed on John Madden himself than Madden 23. Following the passing of the man himself, the team behind this year's iteration have decided to give a...

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Hardware Review: Pioneer DM-50D-BT Speakers

Sounds design is often a forgotten element of gaming, and yet it can make the world of difference and add atmosphere, tension or general satisfaction if done right. But no matter how...

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Review: F1 22

2022 was a big year for Formula 1. The biggest change in rules and regulations for years resulted in slightly unwieldy cars that were challenging to drive and seemed allergic to big...

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COMPETITION: Win a Copy of F1 2022 for PS5 or XBox Series X/S

While we finish off our review of the excellent F1 2022, we've teamed up with Codemasters to offer you the chance to win your own copy of the game on your choice...

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Book Review: Unlock! Escape Adventure Puzzle Book

We've reviewed quite a few of the Unlock games on the site, and they've been a lot of fun. Using a largely card-based gameplay (with a few nice extras as the series...

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Review: Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

The very first video game I played with my son was the original Lego Movie game. It seemed like an ideal intro to gaming for a 6 year old, with it's simple...

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Board Game Review: Dollars to Donuts

Any of you with children will know how challenging it is to introduce them to a new game. The theme needs to be strong, something that they can sink their teeth into....

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Board Game Review: Outsmarted (Ultra Edition)

I've always enjoyed quiz games, whether that was an epic game of Trivial Pursuit or something a bit more interactive like one of the fantastic Buzz games on the Playstation 2. So...

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Watch the First 90 Minutes of Ghostwire Tokyo!

Looking forward to Bethesda's last PS5 title for the foreseeable future? Well look no further, because Playstation Access have you very much covered with the first hour and a half of gameplay...

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The Crew 2 Arrives at Season 5 With American Legends Trailer

The Crew 2 carries on carrying on, and as it reaches Season 5 of it's post-launch content we've got a whole new trailer to enjoy as well. Take a look at the...

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GTA V Gets a PS5 Launch Trailer

We're busy playing GTA V for our third review of the evergreen title, but in the meantime there's a launch trailer showing off some of the new lighting effects and a handful...

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Review: GRID Legends

The GRID series has always given us amazing and exciting racing, and while some people have found things to be a bit up and down there's always been that undercurrent of intense...

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Grid Legends Gets a New Features Trailer

We're very excited about Grid Legends, bringing the series back to all of the things that made the earlier games in the series as amazing as they were. Some of those things,...

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Review: Rainbow Six Extraction

A few years ago a new game mode was added into Rainbow Six Siege for a while, letting players crack on with a new PvE Outbreak option. Outbreak had players battling against...

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Hardware Review: Shure MV7 Podcast Kit

Whether you're streaming on Twitch, recording a podcast or (shudder) having online work meetings, a decent microphone can really make you stand out in the crowd. The Shure MV7 was already a...

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Hardware Review: Edifier GX Headset

Not long ago we reviewed the Edifier G2ii headset, a surprisingly fetching low-budget pink headset with attachable cat ears. It was decent but clearly put together for a low-end market, so with...

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Hardware Review: Nacon Pro Compact Controller

Recently I jumped into the world of the Xbox Game Pass; more specifically, the streaming service played on a PC. The system itself was rock solid - I've got a semi-decent PC...

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Review: Battlefield 2042

Crikey. Battlefield had a rough first couple of weeks didn't it? Between connectivity issues and hardcore enthusiasts finding everything to complain about, the signs weren't good. And yet each time I jumped...

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Hardware Review: Sades Spirits Headset

There are two things that confuse me about the Sades Spirits headset: how did they come up with these colours, and how have they kept the price so low? The Spirits headset...

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