Waking Review

Waking certainly had an interesting concept from when I first read about it! The description of the game got my neurons firing, but didn’t give away too much of the game concept. In short, you are a coma patient who’s locked in a dream. There you fight for your life, battling the darkness that resides in the dream and calls …

Escape the Dark Sector: The Tabletop Review

Finally, the four of you escape from your cell, having been captured by aliens in the Dark Sector. They have your ship and it’s going to take might, cunning, and wisdom to travel through the three perilous zones between you and your ride outta here. Grabbing a gun each (thanks handy gun cabinet) you dart down a dark tunnel encountering …

Epic Card Game Review

They say when life gives you lemons you pop them in a G&T, so when Life gives you Lockdown and you were meant to be reviewing a Card game, where do you go? Online, of course! So until I can grab myself some friends to play the IRL game, I have dived into the Epic Card Game app! Getting Started …

Review: Hero Realms

Today we’re taking a look at Hero Realms, a deck-building, fantasy combat game from White Wizard Games; the spiritual sequel to their space-themed deck-builder Star Realms.  In this review we’re looking at the base box – which offers a few competitive game modes for 1-4 players – as well as the character and boss packs, and the co-op campaign mode …

Review: Exceed Fighting System: Shovel Knight Edition

Shovel Knight is a popular, platform-scrolling game franchise. Personally, I don’t have a lot of experience playing this fun, arcadey game, but from watching speedrunners and YouTubers I can describe the base game like this: imagine Mario, but instead of the quirky Italian plummer we all know and love, you control a knight armed with a shovel.  It follows the …

Element by Whirlwind FX – Review

At PAX East 2020, a small company called Whirlwind FX launched their newest creation – the Element keyboard. Advertised as the first ever content reactive, full-sized, RGB mechanical keyboard. It boasts “industry-first extensions to detect, recognize, and synchronize effects with critical utility moments and events in any game – explosions, damage taken, healing, shields and more – producing LED patterns, …

Camp Wildfire Review: Updated for 2020

Final release tickets are now on sale! Use our Camp Wildfire link to get £10 off your ticket! There is a magical place in the woods near Sevenoaks and I have just returned home the better for having visited. Camp Wildfire, hidden away on the St Clere Estate, in Sevenoaks, Kent, UK is billed as a half music festival and …

Can Grammarly improve your typing confidence?

I am a terrible typist. Despite hours following Mavis Beacon’s instructions, killing zombies with hastily typed words in The Typing of The Dead (which is abandonware and you can get for free), and giving Nanotale – Typing Chronicles a few goes at various gaming event over the last year, well… this screen is currently covered in red squiggly lines. So …

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

Make terrible mistakes that are only semi permanent with inkbox Tattoos You don’t need Splatoon as an excuse to get inky anymore. BY ROBIN BATES​ INKBOX Review Summary Product Name: Inkbox Semi Permanent Tattoos Product 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 …

Super Versus: The Review

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

Loot Crate Review and Unboxing – Transformation 2019

It’s the geeky daddy of subscription boxes… the almighty LootCrate Geekgasm in a box with LootCrate BY ROBIN BATES​ Review Summary Product Name: LootCrate Product Type: Monthly Subscription Box Price: $19.99/£24.99 plus shipping Summary: 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 …

Bring Them Home – an immersive game review

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

Counting Sheep – Vaults 2019 Review

Prepare for a revolution with Counting Sheep at the Vault Festival 2019 Do you revolve or evolve? BY ROBIN BATES​ Review Summary Product Name: Counting Sheep Product Type: Immersive Theatre Price: £19.50-£31.50 Rating: 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 the …

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Sherlock: The Game is Now, Escape Room Review

Get ready to deduct your way out of this one with Sherlock: The Game is Now. Review of the Official Sherlock Escape Room BY ROBIN BATES, MAY 27, 2015 11:00 AM Review Summary Product Name: Sherlock: The Game is Now What is it: Escape Room Experience in London, UK Price: £54 Summary: A well made escape room, with beautiful sets, from …

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Subscription Boxes – My Geek Box Review

A boxful of geeky treats with My Geek Box What’s in the boooooooooooox? BY ROBIN BATES, Jan 2nd 2019 Review Summary Product Name: My Geek Box Product Type: Subscription Box Price: £19.99 $24.99USD $34.99AUD plus postage. A variety of themed boxes available at other price points. ​ Summary: A surprising amount of value packed into an oversized box. Rating: Subscription …

MagicCats Builder (Crazy Dreamz) Review

Cats! Magic! Building! And Dreamz (crazy of course)! It’s a MagiCats Builder Review   MagiCats Builder; A game of randomness, player creativity and best of all, cats! It is a free to play game that’s available on PC via Steam and it is also available on mobile via the Apple Store and Google Play.   Little Big Catnip? <   ...