News Hit 25 March – Buff My Switch Up

Newshit 25th March Another week, another batch of gaming news delivered steaming hot to your eyeballs. This week’s news is brought to you by the letter “G”.   Stadia Arcadia As expected, Google stormed the news this week by officially entering the gaming sector. Dubbed “Stadia” the new service will offer games streamed to your PC, phone, or TV – …

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 …

Super Versus: The Review

Always in combat with Super Versus (Steam)Superman or moistflan? BY NATHAN LUCKING, MARCH 11, 2019 11:00 AM Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Review Summary Game: Super VersusPublisher: SUPER VERSUS INCPrice: Free to play – SteamSummary: A free to play, fun, mechanical combat system, currently let down by a lack of players. Rating:  Get Super Versus for Free! How do you go about review a multiplayer …

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:  …

NewsHit 18 March 2019 – Walkabout With Your Wand Out

This week’s gaming summary with all the biggest stories and the new stuff coming out in the next few days, plus some silliness added for good measure.   You’re a Wizard, Keith (or Sam, or Jamie) The fabled successor to Pokemon GO – the upcoming Harry Potter Wizards Unite – moves one step closer with a few seconds of actual …

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:  …

Characterising NPCs: D&D Tips with James Gifford

James Gifford, author and illustrator of Dungeon Diaries, returns to improve your Dungeons and Dragons encounters… Perhaps more than any other part of the game, Non-Playable Clones (NPC)s are especially challenging to bring to life: Testing your skills in improvisation, voices, characterization and acting. Often, it’s difficult to create memorable ones and they seem to all bleed into one generic …

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 …

Gaming News Roundup 4 March 2019 – Pokémon Chainmail and Truncheon

It’s an all-new feature! Matt’s Gaming Roundup.   Let’s take a look at some of the week’s big stories, new releases and exciting announcements in the world of gaming!   Pokémon Chainmail and Truncheon   Massive news on the latest Nintendo Direct video for Pokémon Day, with a trailer for the next entries in the Pokemon series – Pokémon Sword, …

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 …

Textorcist: Renegade Priest Is The Right Type

Textorcist: The Basics You might think that you’re not into typing games – but you might feel differently when you’re typing Latin prayers to exorcise a common criminal of demons. Ray Bibbia is a renegade priest – the bad cop of Vatican City. He and the church have separated thanks to “artistic differences”, but this Private Exorcist still works around …

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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 …

Beat Wheat – a guide to Coeliac disease

Welcome back fellow geeks. Today’s Health Bar is going to take a deep dive into the world of Coeliac disease. We will look at the history, the treatments, the science and the pseudoscience surrounding this fascinating and misrepresented disease.   Coeliac Disease: What’s in a name? Pretty straight forward this one, coeliac comes from the Greek Koiliakos, meaning abdominal. Coeliac …

Sunless Skies – The Review

Story-rich, rogue-like role-playing in Sunless Skies Across a dark abyss I spotted a lone ship, engines firing towards me. I braced for another standard battle when I noticed the tentacles protruding from its rear. This was a terror I had not faced before. BY MATT TIERNAN, FEB 13 Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Review Summary Game: Sunless SkiesPublisher: Failbetter GamesPrice: £18.99 – SteamSummary: Sunless Skies is a …