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Kickstarter Update: 7 Fortunes

Brilliant, Greek Mythology-themed board game 7 Fortunes – which I’ve previously covered here – is now in the final stages of its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. With just under three days to go, 7 Fortunes has reached its funding target – which is fantastic news – but there are still some cool stretch goals on offer. Note that backing for […]

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Preview: City Eye

Though Ultimate Games S.A. have been releasing lots of simulator games – from across the tonal spectrum, ranging from outrageously daft to serious recreations of actual, real world activities – they’ve just announced the release of a city surveillancesimulator on the PC which looks very different to any they’ve previously published. We live in a vastly monitored world, our movements […]

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Kickstarter: Pixel Bison

Hot on the heels of the well received issue 1 (reviewed by yours truly here), as well as pre-orders now being live for the second issue (here!), creator and editor Andrew McMaster has now launched a Kickstarter campaign in order to fund the third issue. Though the first and second issues have been self-funded – partly as a proof-of-concept to […]

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Board Game Review: 8-Bit Box: Double Rumble

Iello’s 8-Bit Box is an absolutely fantastic concept. Styled as a classic console, it comes bundled with three games that each use their own custom components as well as shared bits and pieces from the core box, such as player controllers, dice and cubes. Each of the separate titles is packaged like a SNES game, with many video game-esque design […]

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Bundle for Racial Justice & Equality

This week has seen an awful lot of tension and anger brought to the surface worldwide. For those of us unable to protest and/or offer support in person, there are other ways we can help. One way in particular that I wanted to highlight is that of indie game hub itch.io, who’ve put together a bundle of more than 700 […]

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Board Game Review: Exit: The Stormy Flight

I honestly don’t know why I do this to myself. After covering three brilliant, incredibly clever, fourth wall breaking games in the Exit series, I’m now onto the fourth – The Stormy Flight. It’s ridiculously hard to write a review of the Exit games, because the puzzles and even the box itself can contain spoilers. They are, however, worth covering […]

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Review: Dungeon Adventure

Price: Free – Available via Amazon Alexa-enabled devices – Website Though there’s a lot of privacy-related concerns surrounding voice activated, always connected tech (which are more than justified, I might add), there’s some incredibly cool features that few people may know about, let alone even try. I’m not sure where or how I stumbled upon the idea of playing RPGs […]

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Review: Jurassic World: Evolution DLC – The Secrets of Dr. Wu

It feels very timely to be writing this article today, mere hours after filming for the third film in the Jurassic World trilogy – the title for which has now been revealed as Jurassic World: Domination – has started. Day One#JurassicWorld pic.twitter.com/UnQIUFwJ3t — Colin Trevorrow (@colintrevorrow) February 25, 2020 Since landing on Games with Gold at Christmas, barely a day […]

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Review: Super Tennis

Available: Now (US)/ TBC (EU) – Price: $5.99/£TBC You’d be forgiven for confusing this Super Tennis with the SNES game that has the exact same title. To add to the confusion, the SNES game is even available on the Switch via Nintendo’s retro game library (itself a bonus for subscribers to the Nintendo online service). The only thing this Super […]

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O Stadia, Where Art Thou?

Hands up if you remembered that Google launched a console-less video game streaming service last year? I’d forgive you if you weren’t able to recall that; it seems that those responsible for Stadia’s muted launch weren’t interested in promoting it either, even on launch day. There’s been the odd snippet of news here and there, as well as the update […]

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Still coming… (NSFW)

I almost can’t believe that I’m writing about this again. The first time I wrote about this was last year, early on in my blogging days – and quickly became my most viewed post, holding that record for a number of months. Yet here we are. 2020 has arrived and Wanking Simulator is coming. That’s probably a poor choice of […]

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Transformers TCG: Siege II (Wave 4)

Regular readers will know that I’m not only a huge Transformers fan, but also a fan of collectible card games too; having played Magic for more years than I’d care to admit (though on and off – and more casually than serious), I was very excited when I first saw the Transformers Trading Card Game in the wild. The impressively […]