Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

Review: Sword and Fairy: Together Forever

Sword and Fairy: Together Forever is actually the 7th in the Sword and Fairy series. You’d be forgiven for knowing this since it’s a mostly Chinese franchise, but releasing on Playstation 5,...

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Review: F1 22

2022 was a big year for Formula 1. The biggest change in rules and regulations for years resulted in slightly unwieldy cars that were challenging to drive and seemed allergic to big...

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Review: MX vs ATV Legends

MX vs ATV is back with a new game, also throwing UTV (utility terrain vehicles) into the mix. But, if you’re expecting a close-fought battle, I’m sorry to spoil it: MX wins....

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Book Review: Unlock! Escape Adventure Puzzle Book

We've reviewed quite a few of the Unlock games on the site, and they've been a lot of fun. Using a largely card-based gameplay (with a few nice extras as the series...

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Review: Sniper Elite 5

Shooting Nazis in the testicles never gets old, does it? To be honest, if that sentence makes you think "Hmm, that sounds like fun" then you’re going to love Sniper Elite. If...

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Review: Zorro the Chronicles

Oddly when I think of Zorro these days, I think of Puss in Boots from Shrek. Fear not, this is a serious Zorro game - serious in the sense it’s based on...

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Review: Outward Definitive Edition

Outward Definitive Edition is the new console re-release of Outward, containing a number of gameplay amendments, quality of life improvements and all of the DLC for the original game, released in 2019....

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Review: Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhunters

It has a terrible title. I know. As a recent convert to the Warhammer universe thanks to a combination of national lockdowns and ample free time, I was bracing myself for a...

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Review: Moto GP 22

MotoGP 22 is probably the most realistic MotoGP game that I’ve ever played, which is fantastic news for fans of the sport. However, it also means that it’s the hardest. It took...

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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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Review: The Ascent

The Ascent is, at its core, a twin-stick shooter. But it’s so much more than that - in fact, it’s so many things that at points it kind of loses its identity...

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Review: Model Builder

Model Builder is a game about building models. In the same way that Lawn Mowing Simulator is about mowing lawns, and Power Washing Simulator is about power washing stuff, Model Builder does...

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Review: Monster Energy Supercross Championship 5

Every year, we get an MX Motocross game and a Monster Energy Supercross game from Milestone. Each year they make little tweaks, sometimes better, sometimes worse, and each year I have the...

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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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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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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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Review: Mushroom Wars 2

Mushroom Wars 2 has a bulging esports community. Who knew? Not me, that’s for sure. Writing this off as another slightly weird, low budget quirky ‘little game’, what I got was a...

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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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