When adults get drunk and make a kids’ craft box – ToucanBox Review

Chick chick chick chick chicken, make a ToucanBox with me!Chick chick chick chick chicken, I’m going to eat you for my tea. BY ROBIN BATES​ Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Review Summary Product Name: ToucanBoxProduct Type: Craft subscription box for children and the young at heartPrice: £7.99 plus £2 postage. Get your first box free with our link and code. ​Summary: Chilled, mildly messy, fun. An easy 4 …

Indie Megabooth submissions open for PAX West 2019

We haven’t even finished writing up or PAX East adventures yet and those fine indie-loving folk at the Indie Megabooth have gone and opened submissions for PAX West 2019. We’ve already covered Dangerous Driving, have got writeups of adorable old age dating sim Later Daters and to contrast that One Finger Death Punch 2, to come soon and here’s the …

Dangerous Driving Review – Takedown or Paradise?

Burning Out of the Noughties with Dangerous Dr1v1ngShiny Red Car Five! BY ROBIN BATES​ Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Review Summary Product Name: Dangerous DrivingProduct Type: Arcade RacerPrice: PC Epic Games store – $26.99/£22.49 PS4/XBox One – $29.99/£24.99 digitally Physical release – $39.99 US/$49.99 CAD/UK £29.99/Europe €39.99/Australia $69.95 AUD Summary:  A blast from the past with shiny new graphics. Pared back but a joy to return to the …

NewsHit! 8 April 2019 – Meaty Boy Party

Newshit 8th April   This week’s gaming information service, beamed digitally through the airwaves like some sort of knowledge laser. Do not adjust your set, stay tuned, and we’ll be back right after this. Super Meat Boy Forever … and ever… (and ever) Some news which sounds bad on first reading, but turns into one of gaming’s good news stories …

Pop in a Box Review & Unboxing – Funkos on Demand

Feed your Funko Pop addiction with Pop in a Box!Pop! Vinyl delivered to your door. BY ROBIN BATES​ Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Review Summary Product Name: Pop in a BoxProduct Type: Subscription Funko Pop Delivery ServicePrice: From £9.99 but generally £12.99Summary:  When they get it right, it should work brilliantly but a few questions hang over the service. Rating:  GET A MONTHLY FUNKO POP Get a …

Hands on with Trover Saves the Universe at PAX East 2019

Trover Saves the Universe shouldn’t be as good as it is. It’s a fairly standard action platformer and yet it feels fresh and is fucking hilarious. PAX East saw Squanch Games bringing Trover Saves the Universe along to play. Plus a panel featuring Justin Roiland, co creator of Rick & Morty, hosting a series of guests to talk about comedy …

INKBOX SEMI PERMANENT TATTOOS REVIEW – LET’S GET INKED!

Make terrible mistakes that are only semi permanent with inkbox TattoosYou don’t need Splatoon as an excuse to get inky anymore. BY ROBIN BATES​ Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 INKBOX Review Summary Product Name: Inkbox Semi Permanent TattoosProduct Type: Non permanent tattoo pads and ink, plus freestyle tattoo ink pens.Price: $14-$23 plus postage (free to mainland USA and Canada, $9 flat fee worldwide).​EXCLUSIVE CFG DISCOUNT …

Doctor Who: Worlds Collide – Escape Room Review at Escape Hunt

Did worlds collide at the Doctor Who escape room?Doctor Doctor, can’t you see I’m burning, burning? BY ROBIN BATES​ Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Review Summary Product Name: Doctor Who – The Live Escape Game: Worlds CollideProduct Type: Escape RoomPrice: £30 per person, 4-6 peopleSummary: This review summary provides everything at a glance and makes it easier for impulse buyers to get what they want …

Loot Crate Review and Unboxing – Transformation 2019

It’s the geeky daddy of subscription boxes… the almighty LootCrateGeekgasm in a box with LootCrate BY ROBIN BATES​ Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Review Summary Product Name: LootCrateProduct Type: Monthly Subscription BoxPrice: $19.99/£24.99 plus shippingSummary: The daddy of the geeky subscription crate model, LootCrate, knows exactly what it’s doing and only falls short of a 5 star review due to a couple of minor details. Rating:  …

Flavourly Craft Gin Club – Review and Discount Code

Get Gin Soaked with Flavourly Craft Gin ClubIt’s a box of gin, tonic, and snacks!  BY ROBIN BATES​ Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Review Summary Product Name: Flavourly Craft Gin ClubProduct Type: Monthly Gin Subscription BoxPrice: £34.99 – £18 off your first box with our link and discount codeSummary:  A box of delicious craft gins made by small distilleries. Plus snacks, tonic and other treats.  Rating:  …

DegustaBox Review & Voucher Code – Degusta & Chill

It’s a box full of tasty treats with February’s Degusta Box – Degusta & ChillAre they asking me to do rude things with the plantain bites? BY ROBIN BATES​ Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Review Summary Product Name: Degusta BoxProduct Type: Subscription Food BoxPrice: £12.99 including delivery. £5 off with our code taking it down to £7.99 for your first box.Summary: A much better effort …

Loot Gaming Box Review – ‘Apocalypse’

Get your gamer gear with Loot Gaming BoxAnd get 50% off until 1st March 1019 with our link and code LOVEMORE BY ROBIN BATES​ Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Review Summary Product Name: Loot Gaming BoxProduct Type: Subscription BoxPrice:  £28 + postage (but check out our link and use code AFF35 before 28th Feb to get 35% off)Summary: A surprisingly generous crate with a selection …

Bring Them Home – an immersive game review

Immersive gaming space race action with Bring Them HomeGround control to Major Bates. Sending scrawled notes about what’s in space. BY ROBIN BATES​ Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Review Summary Product Name: Bring Them Home – An Immersive Game Experience Product Type: Immersive GamePrice: £22Summary: Bring Them Home is a fantastic and fast paced gaming experience, suitable for newcomers to the world of immersive gaming, and …

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Degusta Box Review – ‘Recovery’ Subscription Box

Is it delight or disappointment with the first Degusta Box of 2019?Tasty treats that can’t be beat or nasty surprises before your very eyeses? BY ROBIN BATES Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Review Summary Product Name: Degusta BoxProduct Type: Subscription Food BoxPrice: £12.99 – or use our link for £5 off with the coupon – DEGUSTA5Summary: Lots of potential with Degusta Box but squandered on a …

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My Geek Box Review – February 2019 – Plastic tat

Guess what Robin thinks from the page title with a review of February’s My Geek BoxI said ‘plastic tat’ and I meant it! BY ROBIN BATES Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Review Summary Product Name: My Geek BoxProduct Type: Subscription BoxPrice: £19.99 plus about £3 postageSummary: Old unwanted crap and customer service to match. Oh how the mighty have fallen. Rating:  Get It Now Last …

Counting Sheep – Vaults 2019 Review

Prepare for a revolution with Counting Sheep at the Vault Festival 2019Do you revolve or evolve? BY ROBIN BATES​ Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Review Summary Product Name: Counting SheepProduct Type: Immersive TheatrePrice: £19.50-£31.50 Rating:  Book Tickets Now Entering the Vaults beneath Waterloo Station, we are transported to Kiev. Sat either side of a long table, with the cheap seats on benches either side, and …