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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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Board Game Review: Isle of Cats

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What happens when you combine Noah's ark with a cunning rescue mission to save as many cats as you can? Isle of Cats, that's what. Can you get as many cats as...

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Review: NBA 2k22

There's an interesting shift taking place in sports games right now, with the traditional faster arcade-style games being replaced by more realistic, slower-paced and more considered approaches. NBA 2k22 follows this trend...

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Review: NHL 22

There are two things guaranteed to feel satisfying when it comes to gaming: a shotgun in Doom, and a well-executed body check in an NHL game. No other sports game quite reaches...

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FIFA22

Review: FIFA 22

This year's FIFA game carries a slightly different edge to the last few years' worth of releases. With the new consoles almost 12 months into their life, we should be seeing developers...

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Review: Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2

Think you're good at sniping in games? Happy to sit in a sneaky spot and pick off unsuspecting suckers on your battle royale game of choice? Well, it's time for a challenge,...

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