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Snooker 19

Review: Snooker 19

There's something extremely relaxing about watching a game of snooker. The slow pace, the hushed commentary, the insanely impossible shots that the pros make without even trying... it makes for perfect background...

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Review: Overcooked 2 DLC: Campfire Cook Off!

You know the drill by now - more Overcooked content means more levels, new mechanics and some new chefs. Campfire Cook Off does not disappoint.

What amazes me...

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Review: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

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Sekiro is really hard. You’ve probably heard this already. Maybe you’ve played the Souls games before. Perhaps you’re no stranger to hard games. Well let me tell you, this is really, really...

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Review: God’s Trigger

God’s trigger is a hellacious blast. It’s over the top instant fun, with a cool if little formulaic story.

The archangel Gabriel is being a dick, and...

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Review: Outward

Without realising it, recent RPGs and open world games have been holding our hands for quite some time. Subtle things like compass pointers, low-impact weather and numerous save points have become so...

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Review: Rico

The visual style of Rico caught my attention. I read the story behind the pitch, how it really was around 1,000 words but it could be summed up in four. “Kick doors,...

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Review: Anthem

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Anthem was meant to be Bioware’s next big thing. Dubbed by onlookers as a potential Destiny-beating loot-filled shootathon with cool flying suits, expectations were extremely high. But as is often the case...

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Board Game Review: Time Breaker

As much as I love playing board games, one thing that sometimes puts me off is how long it can take to set them up. If you only want to play for...

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Review: ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Groove

Back in 2015, ToeJam and Earl: Back in the Groove entered kickstarter. Now it’s out and… amazingly it’s quite good.  As you begin, you choose one of 9 characters - essentially...

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Review: Far Cry: New Dawn

New Dawn is a spin-off sequel from Far Cry 5. As such it’s hard to write about it without spoiling Far Cry 5, so if you haven’t played it (or care about...

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Board Game Review: Res Arcana

Before we start on Res Arcana in detail, let me just make something apparent. One thing I really enjoy about some games is every single play-through being a unique experience, those games...

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Review: DiRT Rally 2.0

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Twenty years ago I spent far too long in my slightly rubbish student flat putting off my uni work repeatedly for just "one more game" of what was, at the time, one...

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Board Game Review: Pandemic Fall of Rome

I really like the Pandemic games; working to wipe out diseases or prevent Cthulhu from showing up and causing mayhem (not in the same game, in case you were wondering) is an...

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Review: Riot: Civil Unrest

Ever wondered what it might be like to take part in a riot, organising gangs to basically fight the police? Wonder no longer as that is exactly the idea in Riot: Civil...

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Review: Smoke and Sacrifice

I did not know what type of game Smoke and Sacrifice is. Judging by the art style, some sort of indie RPG? No. It’s a survival game. And it is dark. Imagine...

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Board Game Review: Carcassonne Safari

It's pretty hard not to have heard of Carcassonne before now. With its huge following, smartphone versions and multiple different games following the same basic theme there's plenty of options already out...

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Board Game Review: Tokyo Highway

Tokyo Highway is one of those games that I've always really fancied trying out. It looks so spectacular when others have shared their photos of games in progress, and when the game...

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Review: Farming Simulator 19

Giants have released the 8th instalment in their Farming Simulator series. However, does it appeal to just simulator gamers or will others give it a go? The developers have given the game...

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Review: Red Dead Redemption 2

There was a time two or three hours into Red Dead Redemption 2 that I wasn't entirely sure I was going to enjoy it. The shooting didn't feel great, I wasn't too...

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