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Review: Use Your Words

Version Played: Xbox One (also available on PC, PS4 and Switch) A local multiplayer party game that’s suitable for non-gamers, using your mobile phone to play? Sounds very familiar, doesn’t it? Use Your Words really does hew very closely to the Jackbox template, though it only focuses on a single game concept, where each Jackbox Party Pack has multiple, varied […]

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Review: The Jackbox Party Pack 2

I’ve long been a fan of the Jackbox Party Pack games. They’re amazing fun; each pack is a full game night for almost any number of players, with the added bonus that participants can use their phones to play the games. They’re wonderful, silly, funny and consistently witty games that everyone can enjoy, regardless of age or experience (though some […]

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Weekly Round Up

Hello readers! Hard to believe, but it’s December already – and just over three weeks until Christmas. Scary! Speaking of the terrifying passage of time, somehow another week has passed – which means another seven articles to round up for your perusal. Dungeon Dreams First up was a look at the very promising ‘roguelike romance JRPG’, Dungeon Dreams, the final […]

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Kickstarter: DicTater

I’ve always enjoyed Civ games – and turn based strategy games in general, but there’s always one problem: I’m awful at them. I seem to spend ages mucking around at a prehistoric level of development – when I finally encounter AI colonies, they’ve always outpaced me in technology and weapons by a good few hundred years, somehow. Still, I love […]

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Review: Man of Medan

You know when a new game comes out, everyone is excited about it, sharing photos of the box and then screenshots and clips of the game – and this can go on for weeks, everyone around them getting more and more hyped until, eventually, they cave and buy the game themselves? That happened with Man of Medan incredibly briefly. It […]

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Weekly Round Up

It’s been another busy week for me; somehow, however, I’ve still managed to maintain a pace of an article a day. For most of the week, I’ve tried to push myself into slightly unfamiliar territory and wrote several non-video game related pieces – there’s definitely been a more traditional, card-and-board-games feel to the blog this week, which wasn’t necessarily intentional! […]

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Google Stadia

After a huge reveal in March this year, the release date for Google’s cloud-gaming platform seemed an awful long way away. There was a lot of excitement for the platform […]