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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August 2021 Free Games Preview

In what is becoming a bit of a ‘thing’, the free lineup for August is looking a bit squirrelly. Still, here are the games you'll be downloading this month (to be fair,...

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Review: Knockout City

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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Free Games Preview: July 2021

Just in case you don't fancy getting a tan from the English rain, there's more goodies lined up or you this week whether you're grabbing your freebies on PlayStation or XBox -...

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What’s New on the PSN Store This Week?

Looking for something new to play this week? Well, we've got your covered. Well, more accurately, PlayStation Access have got your covered, so take a look at their guide of what you...

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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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Retrospective Review: Days Gone

It’s been many days gone since Day’s Gone was released… ok bad pun. On PS5, it’s enhanced by unlocking the frame rate to 60fps, so what better time to revisit this biker...

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Review: What the Dub

Quite a few years ago, before it got sent across to the US, Whose Line is it Anyway ended with some of the contestants - all pretty much masters in the improv...

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Review: Pumpkin Jack

3D platformers are pretty common, so to get noticed in such a crowded genre is tough. And yet Pumpkin Jack manages to do exactly that, mixing a very cool halloween-style setting with...

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Free Games Preview: June 2021

It's that time of the month again when we get to look at what we'll be able to grab for no extra cost, and there's some very decent offerings again - take...

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Review: Rust (Console Edition)

So, Rust is brutal. My experience with Rust for the first hour was as follows. The game boots, you spawn on a beach in a first-person perspective and press a button to...

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