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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

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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Review: GameSir F8 Pro Mobile Cooling Grip

The name might be a bit of a mouthful, but the GameSir F8 Pro Snowgon Mobile Cooling Grip is designed to give you more comfortable mobile gaming, while simultaneously keeping your phone...

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Review: Quake Remastered

The other day I was chatting to a couple of techies at work, and one of them said he'd never heard of Quake. The good there news is I've found the one...

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Review: Madden NFL 22

The big difficulty I can imagine in developing sports games is how to make them last once the initial burst of excitement wears off. EA have, in recent years, tried leaning on...

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Review: Edifier G2ii Headset (Pink with Cat Ears)

Before you look at this and think "yeah, no I'm not wearing a pink cat-eared headset..." you need to keep two things in mind. Firstly, you don't need to wear the ears....

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Review: Edifier GM5 Gaming Earbuds

On the surface the trend of wearing enormous headphones while using your phone is an odd one, moving away from the minimalist tradition of smaller, in-ear devices. But technically it's not hard...

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Review Update: Beyond NRG New Flavours

A little while back we reviewed the Beyond NRG gaming energy drink, and found it to be really rather good. If you didn't see that review or want to remind yourself of...

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Review: Haven Park

Haven Park is, I reckon, one of the most relaxing games I've played in ages. Wandering around an island with no jeopardy, finding materials, fixing stuff, discovering and setting up camps while...

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Review: Knockout City

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Dodgeball probably wouldn't make a great game by itself, so what if you swap to larger arenas and add a range of funky balls, skills and abilities to make for some intense,...

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Review: F1 2021

This year was always going to be a challenge for Codemasters. The world of F1 stumbled under the pressure of Covid, and while the powers that be miraculously still managed to fit...

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Review: Just Die Already

When starting Just Die Already my pensioner already been eaten by piranhas, crushed under a door, and broken every bone in my body before even getting out of my apartment. And yet...

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