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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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Board Game Review: Carcassonne Safari

It's pretty hard not to have heard of Carcassonne before now. With its huge following, smartphone versions and multiple different games following the same basic theme there's plenty of options already out...

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Board Game Review: Tokyo Highway

Tokyo Highway is one of those games that I've always really fancied trying out. It looks so spectacular when others have shared their photos of games in progress, and when the game...

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Review: Red Dead Redemption 2

There was a time two or three hours into Red Dead Redemption 2 that I wasn't entirely sure I was going to enjoy it. The shooting didn't feel great, I wasn't too...

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Board Game Review: Magic Maze Kids

Kids versions of games can go one of two ways. Sometimes you get something which has been so watered down that you barely recognise the original, and are left wishing for something...

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Board Game Review: Santorini

Santorini has already become a bit of a hit in the board game community, so much so that it's taken quite some time for us to get our hands on a copy...

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Review: GRIP Combat Racing

There are quite a few racing games knocking around nowadays, but how many of them feature vehicles that not only go so fast they can use their epic downforce to stick to...

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