25/02/2019

๐ŸŽง Unboxing: Venom Nighthawk Chat Gaming Headset (PS4/PC/XBOX/SWITCH/MAC/MOBILE) ๐ŸŽง

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๐ŸŽง "This month I'm testing out the Nighthawk single cup gaming headset, ideal for a gamer on a budget who needs one ear on the action and the other on a potential crying baby or maybe the front doorbell!" ๐ŸŽง

15/02/2019

๐Ÿ”Ž Review: Call Of Cthulu "Not so much a call as a distant whimper" ๐Ÿ”Ž #GameDev #IndieGame

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Game Title: Call of Cthulhu
Developer: Cyanide
Platform Reviewed: Playstation 4
The main bulk of my knowledge of Cyanide as developers comes from their previous titles Of Orcs and Men and Styx: Master of Shadows, two titles that, whilst quite rigid in their gameplay, kept me involved until the end.
Whereas in terms of H.P Lovecraft in the gaming medium, the two main touchpoints for me are 2005’s Dark Corners of the Earth and the more recent Conarium, both tasty titles for different reasons.
This new title, Call of Cthulhu, whilst having some great moments, never felt like it got into a flow for me, too many moving parts and a leaping narrative removed my sense of immersion and also interest, ultimately making the latter half of the game feel like a trudge.

14/02/2019

⚽ Championship Manager 93 Legends ⚽ #Retrogaming

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Nostalgia is a powerful force of nature.

I just got back into playing Championship Manager 93 which is an extremely dangerous statement to be making up front as I'm now a recovering CM Addict from the 90s.

13/02/2019

๐Ÿ—️ Ten Minute Taster: Rehtona "It's Another Backwards!" ๐Ÿ—️ #GameDev

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12/02/2019

๐Ÿ†’ Review: OlliOlli Switch Stance "If you’ve never played OlliOlli this feels like the ideal time to get involved" ๐Ÿ†’ #GameDev #IndieGame @Roll_7

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Let me list off my extensive skateboarding video games points of reference so as I can frame this review for you a little better.

California Games (SMS) – Year Of Release: 1987

Tony Hawks 2 (PS1) – Year Of Release: 2000

11/02/2019

๐ŸŽฎ๐Ÿง  Can Gaming Give You These Life Skills? ๐Ÿง ๐ŸŽฎ

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Image via Unsplash

Gaming is an adventure, a way to relax and to catch up with friends.

But have you ever stopped to think it could be teaching you valuable skills?

Yep, it turns out that all the times your parents yelled at you for spending hours hammering away at your controller in your games room, they might have been wrong about it being a waste of time - because you were actually developing a whole host of useful attributes.

Of course, there is no denying that there can be a dark side to excessive gaming - the media is rife with stories of addiction and anti-social behaviour -, but there's also an underreported good side.

๐Ÿ–ณ Loading Screen Games ๐Ÿ–ณ #Retrogaming

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Who remembers a time when you would sit and wait for your computer games to load?
Anyone who owned a Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC or an Atari 800 will remember it very well!

07/02/2019

๐Ÿ”Ž Review: Observer 'A great way to spend a few ‘Hauers’ ๐Ÿ”Ž @BlooberTeam @BrittRecluseuk #GameDev

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Game Title: Observer
Developer: Bloober team
Platform Reviewed: PS4
Rating: Ice Cool
Everything is improved by adding Rutger Hauer, the movie veteran of classics such as Blade Runner (most applicable here), Salute of the Jugger, The Hitcher, Surviving the Game and dozens more besides (yes, even Armageddon with Mark Dacascos, a better film than the 1998 Michael Bay one) provides the physical basis and voices the protagonist of Observer, Daniel Lazarski.
A cop for the KPD (Krakow Police Department), his speciality is hacking into neural implants and ‘observing’ memories to piece together crime scenes. Set almost exclusively in a rundown tenement building in a dystopian Poland, Observer manages to convey a rich world full of dubious history in a relatively claustrophobic setting. Good.

06/02/2019

๐Ÿ•น️ Games Room Tour 2019 - "Britt & Faye's Games Room(s)" ๐Ÿ•น️ @BrittRecluseuk @kingdomofcarts #Retrogaming

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"Join Britt as he shows us around the awesome games room that he and Faye have built up. Keep your eyes open for some pure retrogaming gold in them there rooms!"

@BrittRecluseuk ๐Ÿ•น️

@kingdomofcarts ๐Ÿ•น️

04/02/2019

๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅ• Review: Ninjin: Clash Of Carrots "Surprisingly endearing carrot-based frolics" ๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅ• #GameDev @NinjinClash

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Ninjin: Clash of Carrots
Rating: Ice Cool

When I first received this game for review, I must admit that, from the trailer I assumed it was a tedious endless runner, possibly ported from mobile platforms and so I began to set up the rickety stool and noose, however, I was hugely surprised to see that the game offers far more depth and challenge than I initially expected.

01/02/2019

๐Ÿ”ด๐Ÿ”ซ Review: Pang Adventures "We all make mistakes…mine was not playing this from the second it was released" ๐Ÿ”ด๐Ÿ”ซ

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Game Title – Pang Adventures
Developer – Dot Emu
Platform reviewed – Nintendo Switch
Rating – Ice Cool
I sat down to play Pang Adventures with my girlfriend, as it has always shone (as does everything) in local co-op.
After the first training round which probably lasted less than ten seconds, I turned to her and said, “I’m addicted to this”.
What followed were a couple of hours of us ploughing through the first 40 or so (out of 100) levels and I fully intend to carry on tonight, I love it.