Xmas Gift List, 2022

Xmas Gift Guide this year? We hear that a lot.

So maybe, in this crazy post pandemic love-in we should give it a go, before we get to the end of “Cost of Living Level” Boss.

Here are a few things worth considering for Gamers, Friends of Gamers and/or the Family members we’ve kicked off the couch.

Please note – any links will be for information, not comission.

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Shootas, Blood and Teef, Switch review

Shootas, Blood and Teef draws on the rich tapestry of the Warhammer 40k Universe.

There have been many, various FPS, Turn-Based games and my personal favourite the dungeon crawler Inquisitor.

On paper it’s a match made in heaven.

The opportunity to step into the heavy boots of Space Orks, crack some bad Dad jokes and blow shit up, will float many boats.

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No Mans Sky, Switch Review

This would be our 4th review of No Mans Sky, safe to say it’s going to be a slightly different treatment.

Back in 2016, Guy and Myself had experiences that were polar opposites. In 2018 Barrie had the blessing of an updated No Mans Sky on Xbox, which pandered to his tastes. Here we are in 2022, 6 whole years later and a raft of free (yes, FREE) updates, that have changed the game significantly.

We’re going back, back to No Mans Sky.

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A Plague Tale: Requiem Review (XSX)

A Plague Tale: Innocence was a bit of a sleeper hit. Well, to be honest it was down right over looked by many.

Asobo Studio came up with an absolutely stellar piece of gaming in both the story telling and execution departments. The sister and brother duo of Amicia and Hugo de Rune were really put through the ringer in their first trial set in 14th century France. 

What with the Hundred Years’ War, Hugo’s illness, and all those rats…

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EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid, review

New to our market the GTW 270 from EPOS is a great addition to the family. A set of earbuds with all the hallmarks of the EPOS family.

Delivering easy functionality, fluid connections and some impressive noise cancelling.

This set of Earbuds made me realise something, the wired earpieces that came with my phone are a thing of the past.

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LEGO Brick Tales Byte Size Review (XSX)

Who doesn’t like LEGO? I have always been a bit of a AFOL, Adult Fan Of Lego if you were wondering.

Whether it is physical LEGO or LEGO games I have been keen. In recent years LEGO games have been more diverse than the classic movie tie-ins we all love.

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Arcade Paradise Review (XSX)

Arcade Paradise is a game that has me squarely in its sights. I have been lucky enough to go through evolution of coin-op gaming.

From the lone Space Invaders in the corner of the Family Bar at the local pub. Through the side room at the fish n’ chip shop filled with Commando, Ikari Warriors, TMNT, and the likes.

Arcade Paradise is letting us relive that golden era of side rooms filled with glorious fun.

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Turrican Anthology Vol. 1 & 2, Switch Review

What’s better than yearning after some retro Turrican goodness? Playing all the Turrican versions on Switch of course!

Turrican holds strong ground in my Amiga memories, I know I played a couple of them right through. Although I cant remember exactly which episodes they were.

That said the gameplay was always strong, wide open levels, secrets, enemies and upgrades. There was a forgiving respawn system and enemies stayed dead, which was nice.

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