Browsing posts in the ‘Reviews’ category

Review: Murder Mystery Machine

I really enjoyed Murder Mystery Machine. It has to controlling a police detective in an isometric point of view. There are a series of murder cases for which you have to solve,...

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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: Guilty Gear Strive

Guilty Gear Strive, the latest entry in the 20-odd year fighting game series, was launched a couple of months ago, and hot on the tail of a major balance patch and the...

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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: Cardaclysm: Shards of the Four

Originally starting as a card battler called Shards, what is now Cardaclysm (which is a nightmare to type): Shards of the Four has become a single-player, deck-building card game. It’s a bit...

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Review: Foreclosed

Foreclosed is an exciting-looking third-person action game, that looks like a comic. It’s the initial impression and it keeps a fantastic-looking structure all the way through. It’s literally like a comic book...

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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: Lawn Mowing Simulator

Do I really have to mow the lawn? It’s such a crap job. Confession: hay fever makes this pretty much impossible so I don’t do it. But if I could without sneezing...

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Review: Samurai Warriors 5

When I think of Samurai, I tend to think of honourable code and occasionally battles. I don’t think of hundreds of chained attacks in a one vs many (very many!) battlefield, mowing...

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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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Review: Mass Effect Legendary Edition

I can still remember my excitement at finding out that Mass Effect 2 was getting a PS3 release. I'd heard Xbox owners rave about Mass Effect, its open universe and conversation choices...

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Hardware Review: HyperX Chargeplay Duo

HyperX’s new Chargeplay Duo offers an alternative for both original Xbox One and Xbox Series controllers to the AA battery method of powering the controllers, but is it actually a decent option...

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Review: Chivalry 2

Chivalry 2 is absolute chaos, carnage, and great fun. But what seems like a chaotic smash-em up reveals a staggering level of fighting game complexity underneath which rewards those with patience and...

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Review: Song of Horror

I was expecting a rhythm-action game with Song of Horror, and whilst it isn’t that, music does play a significant part and ups the tension dramatically with this story-driven experience. You play...

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