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Mario-themed Monopoly Gamer has boss battles, is this THE Nintendo release of the year

There are far too many branded variations for us to share a specific number, the amount of times Hasbro has made minor re-tweaks to the property trading game is also many. The last few years have seen them simply try and reignite the game in the nations psyche with various …

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Arckit – fiddly at first but then your digits get all deft at it

  Always an active sector the construction toy category may well be dominated by a certain Danish brick with a plethora of “me too” toys plus all those trying to tap into the LEGO stud landscape with all manner of accessories. Could an upstart, sorry start-up, be bold enough to …

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With just 186 days to go Christmas crackers are revealed

If you’re going to be offended when we mention the four-letter word then possibly best to click here. We know how ho and bothered some folk can get, you know those with enough time on their hands to wax-lyrical and stand on their digital soap boxes in threads and tell …

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Here is Spiderman straight out of a comic book

Take your place in the Marvel Universe with the web-slinging superhero, bringing toys-to-life like never before. Your verbal interaction, along with the app, brings Spidey to life offering hours (and hours) of entertainment. Take part in interactive missions against notorious villains, each and every decision you make affects the next …

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Toys to life gets some defibrillation from Ubisoft at E3

The global gathering of all things electronic gaming is underway in L.A. and Ubisoft have delivered a deft move in a category thats been coughing and spluttering of late. Certainly Skylanders came along a couple of years back and took us by storm, others joined, Disney Infinity backed off, then …

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Big up to her Maj the Queen today on her actual candle blowing out day

It isn’t to get more presents that Royals have two birthdays it is mainly due to them wanting to ensure that the “Trooping of the Colour” event could have more favourable weather conditions. So the Queens real birthday is April 21st but 10th June is her official bash where she …

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Cozmo is coming to the UK everything is a.i.lright

Over the pond people have been able to get their hands on the super-smart robot companion for months, now here in Blighty we need to wait just a few months longer, Cozmo will be available on the 15th September. Developed by Anki the development team behind Cozmo combined talents from …

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Si’ Thi’ Later Mr Sallis – Legend of Wallace and Wine

Starring in all 295 episodes of the much lauded sit(ish)comedy, Last of the Summer Wine, Peter Sallis, the legend of the philosophising gang of vintage village dwellers passed away today. That talented man took himself all the way to 96 years of age and voiced the Aardman animated Wallace character …

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Jacks back – Pirates of the Caribbean : Dead men tell no tales

There is definitely divided opinion amongst the critics for this latest Pirates of the Caribbean installment marking Mr Sparrows fifth outing as the sozzled seafarer. I’d concur that a couple of the one-liners should have been sunk before making the final script but as a pirate tale goes this one has …

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