Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

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: 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: PowerWash Simulator (Early Access)

Ever gone to clean your patio, and revelled in the euphoria that comes with completely stripping back what you thought was the colour, to reveal an all-new, and original colour underneath? Such...

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Review: MXGP 2021

I much prefer the MXGP games to the Monster Supercross games. Mainly it’s because of the increased variety of the tracks, being outdoors they get to be bigger, wider, more sprawling as...

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Review: Beyond a Steel Sky

Beyond a Steel Sky comes to home consoles after a spell on just about every other format going. It’s a hark back to the point-and-click adventure games that you may remember from...

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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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Review: Before We Leave

Before We Leave is a cutesy, world-building game. It features hexagonal spaces which form a world, and I fell in love with its visual style immediately. Set in a world once humanity...

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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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Review: Jurassic World Evolution 2

They were so preoccupied to think about whether they could, they didn’t stop to think whether they should. A classic line from the original film, and my worry that it would apply...

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Review: Forza Horizon 5

If you’ve played a Forza Horizon game before, you’re familiar with what it all entails. It’s a driving game, a spinoff of a hardcore simulation, but set in an open and exotic...

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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: Rider’s Republic

Rider's Republic is the new open-world, extreme sports action game from Ubisoft. It’s a lot. It’s a lot of content. It’s a lot of ‘cool dude’ language. It’s a lot of icons...

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Review: Call of Duty Vanguard

Another year, another Call of Duty game. But this year, we’re going back to where it all started - World War 2. Fret not, you’ve probably got the dread like I had...

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Review: Far Cry 6

Football is life!!! Nope, it’s not the lovable Dani Rojas from the hit TV show Ted Lasso, Far Cry 6’s Dani Rojas is a rebel with an attitude, who’s also very good...

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Review: Back 4 Blood

It’s impossible to talk about Back 4 Blood without talking about Left 4 Dead. It’s by the same development studio, but this time around Turtle Rock Studios don’t have Valve involved. Instead,...

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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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Review: Catty and Batty: The Spirit Guide

Catty and Batty: The Spirit Guide is billed as a cooperative family game. As hinted, you play as a cat or a bat (or both, if playing solo), and is a fairly...

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