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Hardware Review: HyperX QuadCast Microphone

As online gaming gets more and more serious, so too does the need for good quality hardware in your gaming setup. What good is your beautiful sparkling PS4 Pro, or your new...

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Board Game Review: Llamas Unleashed

Llamas Unleashed. It’s already an intriguing game before even finding out what it is, but once you see the cards you’ll be playing during an average game it’s almost definite you’ll want...

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Check Out This Week’s PSN Releases

Courtesy of the fine folk over at Playstation Access, right here is this week's PSN releases in splendid video form. Not sure what you splash your cash on this week? Take a...

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Review: F1 2019

Just as the F1 games from Codemasters were starting to get agonisingly close to the real thing, something went wrong. The good news is F1 2019 (the game) is every bit as...

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Review: Unlock! Heroic Adventures

I love a bit of Unlock. The card-based escape room game has you solving puzzles, using an ingenious system of combining cards to try and use items together, and an app which...

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Board Game Review: Sonic Crash Course

Think board games are slow? Think again - how else to bring a bit of speed to the table than to drop in everyone's favourite speedy hedgehog? Combining easy gameplay with great...

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Review: Ghost Giant

PSVR is starting to really pick up steam now, with some fantastic and enjoyable games being released that really push the limits of the hardware available. But others go for another approach,...

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Review: T.I.M.E Stories – Madame

It’s getting really tough to review the new T.I.M.E Stories scenarios. As the overriding story arc continues to grow, and the importance of playing earlier scenarios increases bit by bit, trying to...

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Board Game Review: Escape Tales: The Awakening

Escape rooms are becoming more and more popular, and have found themselves bundled into tabletop games such as Unlock, which we've reviewed before now and really enjoyed. So when the chance popped...

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Snooker 19

Review: Snooker 19

There's something extremely relaxing about watching a game of snooker. The slow pace, the hushed commentary, the insanely impossible shots that the pros make without even trying... it makes for perfect background...

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This Week’s PS Store Highlights

Looking for something new to play? Take a look at the PS Access video below which breaks down the new titles you'll have on offer this week to throw your hard earned...

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Review: Outward

Without realising it, recent RPGs and open world games have been holding our hands for quite some time. Subtle things like compass pointers, low-impact weather and numerous save points have become so...

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Review: Anthem

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Anthem was meant to be Bioware’s next big thing. Dubbed by onlookers as a potential Destiny-beating loot-filled shootathon with cool flying suits, expectations were extremely high. But as is often the case...

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Board Game Review: Time Breaker

As much as I love playing board games, one thing that sometimes puts me off is how long it can take to set them up. If you only want to play for...

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Board Game Review: Res Arcana

Before we start on Res Arcana in detail, let me just make something apparent. One thing I really enjoy about some games is every single play-through being a unique experience, those games...

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Review: DiRT Rally 2.0

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Twenty years ago I spent far too long in my slightly rubbish student flat putting off my uni work repeatedly for just "one more game" of what was, at the time, one...

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DiRT Rally 2.0’s Stage Degradation Explained

"Even though you can drive down the same stage a thousand times, these stages are going to present a different challenge every time." Stage degradation presents a whole new challenge in DiRT...

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Board Game Review: Pandemic Fall of Rome

I really like the Pandemic games; working to wipe out diseases or prevent Cthulhu from showing up and causing mayhem (not in the same game, in case you were wondering) is an...

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The Division 2’s Private Beta Trailer Looks Pretty Great

We really enjoyed The Diviosn, so the upcoming sequel should be right up our street as well. But for those in a hurry, the private beta is coming up. Below the video...

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