Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

Review: Control

Imagine turning up for your first day of work only to be told you’re the new director. That’s the plot of Control.

Playing as a lady called...

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Board Game Review: Jaipur (2nd Edition)

Card trading games can be a bit hit and miss, with the main culprit for a lack of accessibility being overly complex rules, lengthy games or a lack of inspiring theme or...

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Board Game Review: Ticket to Ride London

A while back, Ticket to Ride took a new turn with the release of Ticket to Ride New York, a game which followed the same premise of the much-loved and insanely-popular Ticket...

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Review: Afterlife

I played through the first chapter of Afterlife without even knowing I'd played it. As an interactive film which branches off in different directions depending on nothing more than what you're paying...

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Review: Edna and Harvey: Harvey’s New Eyes

They don’t make them like this anymore. A classic-style point-and-click adventure, Harvey’s New Eyes offers something not often seen in modern games anymore. Certainly not on console at least. But what became...

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Review: MXGP 2019

Last year’s MXGP Pro was one of my favourite games of 2018. A change from the odd attempts to videogame motocross racing, and go for a simulation feel of handling. Bike movement,...

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Review: Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark

Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark is a turn based game a bit like Advance Wars or Final Fantasy tactics. Strategic placement is key, as well as management of your inventory, item...

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Board Game Review: Tuki

As I mentioned in our recent Men at Work review, stacking and balancing games are always a welcome addition to our ever-growing game collection here at TGR. But there are so many...

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Review: Exception

As soon as you fire it up, Exception asks you if you want to watch the story cutscene, or just get right into the action. Action please! There’s nothing I like less...

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Review: Dobble Harry Potter

Dobble's back again, and this time it's brought the wizarding world of Harry Potter along with it. If you haven't read one of our previous Dobble reviews then I'd suggest you head...

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Review: Madden 20

It's weird to think that the Madden series of games has been in my life longer than any of my friends, colleagues or anything else outside of my immediate family. Since 1991...

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Review: Wolfenstein: Youngblood

Imagine that the Nazis weren’t defeated in World War 2. They’ve been thriving, it’s 1980 and their butts are needing to be kicked. Without having played the previous games, the...

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Board Game Review: Men at Work

Balance and dexterity games are becoming more and more common, but for us at TGR that's definitely not a bad thing. A mix of straightforward rules and gameplay simple enough for younger...

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Review: Tetsumo Party

Tetsumo Party is a short, casual game inspired by the classic Hole in the Wall series. The backstory - I guess - is that some sumos are having a party...

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Review: Redeemer: Enhanced Edition

If you give an addict a taste of their addiction, no matter how long they’ve gone without, they are suddenly right back in. That’s the plot for Redeemer, the story...

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Review: Sea of Solitude

Sea of Solitude makes it clear right away, that it is a very personal project. As part of EA’s indie lineup, it’s refreshing to have a game focus on mental...

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Gadget Review: Crash Bandicoot XL Device Holder

The Crash Bandicoot XL Device Holder is a big statue of Crash, that holds your devices. Ok, that sounds obvious, but, it does pretty much what it says on the...

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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

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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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