27th Mar2017

‘Alien and Predator Figure Collection: Pvt. Hudson’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

After looking at the Xenomorph last week for Eaglemoss’ Alien and Predator Figure Collection it seems fitting to look at another iconic character from the Alien franchise. This week it is a certain character that may have proclaimed “Game Over!” a little too soon, but was a hero none the less. When we first saw […]

21st Mar2017

‘Alien and Predator Figurine Collection: Xenomorph’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

With the upcoming release of Alien: Covenant, we get a glimpse of the origins of the Xenomorph. To fans though, it will always begin with Alien. The moment the creature rips itself from the chest of John Hurt is one of the most iconic moments in movie history. This is why my review of the […]

30th Jan2017

‘LEGO Star Wars’ Review – Set No.s 75173 / 75174

by Phil Wheat

The release of a new Star Wars movie is, these days, accompanied by a fresh wave of LEGO sets to accompany the film. This year we had the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, a film that not only saw new LEGO sets produced featuring vehicles and minifigures taken straight from it, but […]

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16th Dec2016

‘Assassin’s Creed: Original Motion Picture Score’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

It is fair to say that while I review a lot of movies, the scores aren’t really something I look at. This is why when I was offered the chance to review the Assassin’s Creed: Original Motion Picture Score composed by Jed Kurzel, I jumped at the chance. performed by the London Contemporary Orchestra it […]

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21st Mar2016

‘Game of Thrones – Official Collector’s Models: Daenerys Targaryen’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Season 6 of Game of Thrones is almost here, and the hype around the show is at a high right now. While most people are questioning if Jon Snow is really dead, some others may have noticed the Game of Thrones: Official Collector’s Models has been released. Is it worth buying for fans of the […]

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20th Mar2016

‘The Walking Dead: Collector’s Models’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Models, especially those based on the things we love are popular because they show off our favourite characters and in many ways advertise the things that catch our interest. The Walking Dead: Collector’s Models are a perfect example of this. The first “season” of these models feature some of the most popular people from the […]

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16th Feb2016

Game Review: ‘Timeline – Music & Cinema’

by Phil Wheat

It’s safe to say there has been a recent resurgence in tabletop gaming, RPGs, board games, card games – you name it and nerds like me are playing it. Whereas gaming for the longest time remained the domain of the hardcore gamer, tabletop gaming and in particular card games have made the move into the […]

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22nd Jan2016

‘Divoom Voombox Party’ Bluetooth Speaker Review

by Phil Wheat

Bluetooth speakers are ten-a-penny these days and there’s seemingly a new model released on a weekly basis, so it takes something special for one to stand out from the ever-increasing crowd. Thankfully the Divoom Voombox Party has a number of tricks up its sleeve and an audio quality which raises it up over and above […]

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06th Nov2015

‘Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game: The Force Awakens Core Set’ Review

by Guest

Review by Baron Fortnightly The Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game is the second version of the core set released by Fantasy Flight Games and designed by Jay Little. This two player set has been updated to tie-in with the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie, which a few people might be looking forward to […]

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05th Nov2015

‘LEGO Set No. 76036 Carnage’s SHIELD Sky Attack’ Review

by Phil Wheat

A video review/unboxing of LEGO Set No. 76036 Carnage’s SHIELD Sky Attack – a Marvel Superheroes set featuring 3 minifigs (Miles Morales Ultimate Spider-Man, Carnage and a SHIELD agent) and one vehicle. Carnage has broken out of prison and the SHIELD agent is in hot pursuit to recapture him. Place the SHIELD agent in the […]

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02nd Nov2015

Video Review: ‘Hero Mashers: Boba Fett’ from Hasbro

by Phil Wheat

Check out our quick unboxing and review of Hasbro’s Boba Fett Hero Mashers figure, which was released on Force Friday as part of Hasbro’s Star Wars: Episode 7 – The Force Awakens toy line(s). This particular version of the classic bounty hunter is from Return of the Jedi… From a galaxy far, far away come […]

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02nd Nov2015

‘LEGO Set No.76034: The Batboat Harbor Pursuit’ Review

by Phil Wheat

A video review/unboxing of LEGO Set No. 76034 DC Comics Super Heroes The Batboat Harbor Pursuit – featuring 3 minifigs (Batman, Robin, Deathstroke) and two vehicles. Deathstroke has stolen diamonds from the bank and is escaping with the loot on his heavily-armored jetboat. Place Batman and Robin in the cockpits of the Batboat at Gotham […]

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16th Aug2015

‘Dobble’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Everyone loves a good board game right? Although these days it seems more are likely to play board games on their tablets – myself included. After all who doesn’t love a good game of Carcassone on the iPad? It’s great time-filler and it’s a lot easier than cracking out all the pieces for ‘one quick […]

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16th Aug2015

‘iBeani’ Review

by Phil Wheat

The tablet, a wonderous invention that has – at least in my household – become de rigueur for the bedroom. Neither myself or my other half go to sleep without either reading a book or, especially in my case, watching the odd online video. But you know what sucks about tablets, especially when your lying […]

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17th Jul2015

Watch Now: Funko Garbage Pail Kids Mystery Minis Unboxing

by Phil Wheat

As per the title, here’s my video unboxing-come-box break of the BRAND NEW Funko Garbage Pail Kids (GPK) Really Big Mystery Minis. Supplied in a CDU of 12 pieces, it looks like each ase contains all 12 figures in Series 1 of the range. So there’s no hunting around for variants and chase figures – […]

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07th Jul2015

Watch Now: ‘TF Combiner Wars Cyclonus’ Review

by Phil Wheat

The latest release in Hasbro’s Transformers Combiner Wars range, Cyclonus is a repaint of the existing Silverbolt mold, replete with new wings and new head sculpts. Combining with a number of different bots – be they Autobot and Decepticon (Cyclonus apparently doesn’t discriminate) – Cyclonus becomes the awesome gestalt Galvatronus! Cyclonus uses mind control to […]

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06th Jul2015

‘LEGO Ant-Man Final Battle: Set No. 76039′ Review

by Phil Wheat

Get set for a massive battle on a micro scale! Ride with Ant-Man on the giant flying ant, firing the flick missiles on each wing. Evade Yellowjacket’s stud shooters and LEGO brick-built catapult. After landing, use Ant-Man’s special powers to communicate with the ants and activate the Super Jumper to knock over Yellowjacket. Take off […]

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16th May2015

Watch Now: Amazon FireTV Stick Unboxing

by Phil Wheat

The Amazon Fire TV Stick is a thumb-sized streaming device that plugs into your TV’s HDMI port and lets you beam movies and TV shows from Amazon (via Amazon Instant Video) and other on demand platforms to your TV. No more watching via laptops and computer screens! The FireTV Stick features a dual-core processor with […]

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19th Apr2015

‘LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Attack on Avengers Tower’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Avengers Tower comes under Ultron attack from the inside! Evil Ultron Mark 1 has assembled himself in the lab and is exploding out the windows. Help Iron Man and Thor to defeat Ultron Mark 1 and the 2 Iron Legion accomplices under his control. Make plans in the JARVIS control room and treat injured Super […]

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15th Apr2015

Review: Schleich Justice League Figurines – Batman vs The Joker

by Phil Wheat

Available now from toymaker Schleich, each 10.5 cm figure is expertly recreated in a classic pose that captures the strength and movement of the character. Batman and Superman lead the way with three versions of each to choose from; kneeling, standing and ready to fight. Added to the superheroes in this launch collection are Green […]

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12th Apr2015

‘Odoyo Aircoat’ iPad Air Case Review

by Phil Wheat

Odoyo are no stranger to the case market, after all they have been making cases – in particular their Aircoat line – for iPads since the debut of the iPad 3 in 2012. With each generation Odoyo have refined the design and function of the Aircoat case to what we have today, the Aircoat for […]

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12th Apr2015

‘LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Darkseid Invasion (Set #76028)’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Darkseid is causing mayhem in the city with his Hover Destroyer. Join forces with the Justice League to disarm this dangerous invader before he demolishes Metropolis! Help Cyborg hold the villain at bay using his stud shooter. But beware of blasts from the Destroyer’s powerful cannonball shooter. Soar into battle with Hawkman and place Green […]

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