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Up for some Horror this Halloween?

Ideal Games have upped the ante on Halloween themed gaming this year,  with Nightmare Horror Adventures (16+). Tagline on the box states “Solve the murders, prevent your own” and included in the contents is a “You’re Dead” card which sounds like an ideal opportunity to have a lie down card. …

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Exploding Kittens creators think outside their box

In their first move away from wildly successful card based play the Exoploding Kittens brains have thought outside a box and created one. The aforementioned box unfolds to offer a pinballesque scenario, kitten paws poised to be loaded with highly accurate spheres and a Rainbow ralphing mouth through which you …

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It’sa me – Super Mario talking toy

Fans of the 35 year old plumber might not have mushroom left to add to what, over the past few years, has been a mighty impressive array of kit paying homage to Mario and all the characters in his games. Time to find a gap though folks, this 30cm talking …

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Waka Waka – Monopoly going all Pac-Man

The Pac-Man’40th anniversary celebrations continue, this time with Hasbro releasing Monopoly Arcade Pac-Man Game – complete with tiny arcade cabinet that serves as the central mechanic for this Monopoly set. The game revolves around points as a pose to money, each turn you’ll move your icon and the ghost token. …

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Olympic(ish) eventing for the home

Today would’ve been the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics, the first events kicking off tomorrow and a full two-weeks of sporting goodness on the goggle-boxes, sigh. Still, we get to do it all next year , likely with a bit of added fanfare, and we cannot wait. In fact, …

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Fancy yourself as a Karate Kidult?

    Fresh from YULU is Break the Board, described as a hard-hitting, fast-action electronic game by them, we’re calling it Bonsai BopIt. Follow the lights and they’ll indicate you to chop (up/down), Strike (in/out), and Swipe (left/right)  through the levels and, if the game senses you’re Miyagi enough, will …

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Tortilla tossing time – Buritto based game gets bigger

Last year the folks behind the phenomenally successful Exploding Kittens card game created Throw Throw Burrito and now they’ve super-sized it for the Summer. The premise is simple, earn points by collecting cards of the same colour, most sets at the end wins. Its a 15 minute play (couple of …

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Ten minute property trading game – Monopoly Speed is here

Everyone rolls and buys simultaneously over four rounds, so no faffing about waiting for your go, you’re against the timer and you’ll be buying, trading, and selling properties faster than a dodgy estate agent. The timer counts down each buying and trading stage with no break in-between, you’ve two GO spaces, …

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