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TV Review: Vic & Bob’s Big Night Out

Though I didn’t quite get the scattershot, mile-a-minute surrealism of Vic Reeves Big Night Out immediately – in my defence, I was a young lad, aged about 12 – by the time that Vic and Bob switched from late night Channel 4 to the BBC with their second series, The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, I was completely converted. A […]

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Review: The Jackbox Party Pack 4

I’m a massive fan of the Jackbox Party Pack games – they’re simple, hilarious and inventive game collections that pretty much anyone can play – and the barrier to entry is incredibly low, given that players can use any internet connected device to play while the main action plays out on the TV. There are six Jackbox Party Pack collections […]

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Review: Bug Academy

Version Played: Switch (also available on PC) – Price: £11.69/$12.99 – Published by: Ultimate Games Every now and then, a game comes along which really surprises you. Not always in a good way of course. Thankfully, Bug Academy is a game that surprises for the right reasons. A game about different types of insects working their way through lessons at […]

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Review: Totally Reliable Delivery Service

Version Played: Xbox One – Also available on: Switch, PS4, PC Though not a new phenomenon, I’ve certainly noticed the rise of chaotic, physics based sandbox games since the release – and success – of Goat Simulator. Hilariously bonkers games such as Octodad, I Am Bread and Human Fall Flat immediately spring to mind when thinking of this type of […]

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Review: Wa*king Simulator

Available now on Steam – £7.99 The opening disclaimer of Wanking Simulator insists that, by proceeding beyond that point, you cannot take offence at any of the LGBTQ references included in the game. After all, it states, it’s just a joke. The problem is, it’s hard to tell what the joke actually is. Or why there’s any need to direct […]

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Review: Pooplers

Version Played: Switch (also available on Steam) – $8.99/£8.09 – Art Games Studio SA Multiplayer party games aren’t in short supply on Switch, with lots of great titles to choose from. Pooplers is a game that had – until release – flown entirely under my radar, but it’s a surprisingly engaging experience. In the main versus mode of Pooplers, players […]

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Review: Help Me Doctor!

Out now on Switch – Price £7.19/$7.99 Though initially looking like a way of cashing in on the nostalgia for Theme Hospital – not to mention the interest in the imminent arrival of Theme Hospital’s spiritual successor, Two Point Hospital, on the Switch – Help Me Doctor! isn’t a cartoony, medical profession-based strategy game. Instead, it’s a game in which […]

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Review: Hot Date

Out now (Windows, macOS & Linux) – Price: Pay What You Want (Drop the developer a *insert local currency here* or two – it’s worth it!) Speed dating is something that has never appealed to me. I have enough awkwardness and anxiety when meeting a single person, let alone several in quick succession. So I can’t say how realistic speed […]

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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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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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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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Marvel Zombies

Be warned: spoilers abound for lots of different series, though they’ve been around for quite some time now! I’ve always had a fascination with zombies. It started way before I […]

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One Word Review – Timeshift

Timeshit. If you’ve enjoyed reading this – or any of my other content – it’d be much appreciated if you’re able to share this article via social media. I’d also be forever grateful if you’re able to support me via: Ko-Fi.com/geekmid or PayPal – all of my work is provided for free and I earn no income from the blog, so any donations are gratefully […]