Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

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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Review: Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled

I can’t believe Crash Team Racing came out 20 years ago. TWENTY. YEARS. Wow, I feel old. I remember it being good. I think it might have even been really,...

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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: Super Neptunia RPG

Neptune has lost her memories. You play as her, and must help her regain them whilst completing quests for the locals. Another standard RPG then? Well, yes. But what sets...

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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: Darkwood

Can a top-down game be scary? I thought not. I was so, so wrong. Upon reading about the history of Darkwood, I learned that it was referred to as one of the...

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Review: A Plague’s Tale: Innocence

Amicia is out hunting with her father, the senior member of the De Rune household. Very quickly, you discover that A Plague’s Tale is a beautiful looking tale with an...

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Review: Rage 2

When I played the first Rage game a few years ago there was one thing that stood out a mile, over and above anything else: the combat. While the story was a...

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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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