22nd Jun2018

‘Space Hulk: Deathwing’ Review (PS4)

by Phil Wheat

Space Hulk: Deathwing is a First-Person Shooter set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe from Games Workshop. The new edition, dubbed “Enhanced Edition,” on the Playstation 4, expands upon the original and features a host of new content, new features and a richer multiplayer mode. In the game you play as a Space Marine Terminator, including […]

22nd Jun2018

‘For the Love of the Boogeyman: 40 Years of Halloween’ Review

by Philip Rogers

This documentary is by fans and for the fans, chronicling why John Carpenter’s classic has stood the test of time. Bringing together some of the brightest voices from independent horror we will explore what makes the film so special. From the music, the mask to Michael Myers, everyone has their own take on Halloween (1978), […]

22nd Jun2018

‘Jackals’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Stephen Dorff, Deborah Kara Unger, Jonathon Schaech, Nick Roux, Chelsea Ricketts | Written by Jared Rivet | Directed by Kevin Greutert n estranged family hires a cult deprogrammer to free their teenage son from the brainwashing he’s undergone at the hands of a vicious cult, but find themselves under siege when the cultists surround […]

21st Jun2018

EIFF 2018: ‘Searching’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: John Cho, Debra Messing, Joseph Lee, Michelle La, Sara Sohn | Written by Aneesh Chaganty, Sev Ohanian | Directed by Aneesh Chaganty John Cho stars in this inventively told missing person mystery that plays out entirely on computer screens. The result is a gripping and surprisingly moving thriller that shines an uncomfortable light on […]

21st Jun2018

‘Smoke and Sacrifice’ Review (PC)

by Britt Roberts

Smoke and Sacrifice has a very intriguing premise that initially drew me in, the tale of a mother searching for her child is one that will strike a chord with many people. Whilst my journey started off with me fully invested in the narrative, after a couple of hours my will was bending, not because […]

21st Jun2018

‘Mayhem’ VOD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Steven Yeun, Samara Weaving, Steven Brand, Caroline Chikezie, Kerry Fox, Dallas Roberts, Mark Frost, Claire Dellamar, André Eriksen, Nick Kent, Lucy Chappell, Bojan Peric, Annamaria Serda | Written by Matias Caruso | Directed by Joe Lynch The world of business is a cutthroat winner takes all monster that takes no prisoners. What you usually […]

21st Jun2018

‘The Hybrid’ DVD Review

by Guest

Stars: John Lynch, Craig Conway, Antonia Thomas, Jumayan Hunter, Morjana Alaoui, Beth Winslet | Written by Steve Clark, Josh Golga, Rob Green, Billy O’Brien, G.P. Taylor | Directed by Billy O’Brien Review by Andrew McArthur British horror is not particularly good at hitting the middle ground – it normally finds itself at either extreme end of […]

20th Jun2018

‘London (Second Edition)’ Board Game Review

by Matthew Smail

In London (Second Edition) between two and four players each take on the role of an aspiring architect during the rebuilding of London after The Great Fire that ravaged more than 13,000 buildings in 1666. Even in the first edition of London, the role of a board (in the form of a map of the […]

20th Jun2018

‘Die Zombiejager’ Review

by Philip Rogers

Stars: Martin Brisshäll, Nick Holmquist, Christian van Caine, Margareta Strand, Erich Silva, Aldo Cunei, Mads Koudal, Yohanna Idha, Jonas Lübeck, Helena Karlsson, Andreas Andersson, Maud Sjögren, Hyse Gashi | Written by Jonas Wolcher, Petter Hörberg | Directed by Jonas Wolcher When an epidemic outbreak occurs in Gothenburg, Sweden, the police are unable to control the […]

20th Jun2018

‘Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire’ Review (PC)

by Paul Metcalf

If you are a fan of role-playing games, then Baldur’s Gate is one that you’ll no doubt love… that is of course if you have played it. Pillars of Eternity, and now Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire are a love letter that reminds fans of just how good Baldur’s Gate and its sequel were. In […]

20th Jun2018

‘Ring of Honor’ Wrestling Review (June 17th 2018)

by Nathan Favel

Welcome to this week’s Ring of Honor review, which features a ten-man main event with the two of New Japan’s biggest factions. With Ian Riccaboni and Colt “I beat Chris Amann and who he works for in a court of law” Cabana on commentary, along with special guest Dalton Castle, I’m Nathan Favel, this is […]

19th Jun2018

‘Incarnation’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Stojan Djordjevic, Daca Vidosavljevic, Sten Zendor | Written by Filip Kovacevic, Masa Senicic, Ivan Stancic | Directed by Filip Kovacevic Time travel is a harder thing to get right in movies, in fact you could probably count the number of truly successful movies on one hand, especially when it comes to “serious” genre cinema: […]

19th Jun2018

‘Rivers of London: Water Weed #1′ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Andrew Cartmel | Art by Lee Sullivan | Published by Titan Comics Seems to have been an absolute age since there has been a new Rivers of London book, and looking back the last issue of the ‘Cry Fox’ arc was back in February. How dare Cartmel and Aaronovitch have any time off. […]

19th Jun2018

Digital Shorts: ‘Soccer Slammers’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Britt Roberts

In DIGITAL SHORTS we review some of the latest video games that are only available digitally (at least in the UK), in a short-form review format. In this edition we take a look at Soccer Slammers, a new arcade-style footie game now available on the Nintendo Switch. Soccer Slammers is a game that I was […]

19th Jun2018

‘Hangman’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Al Pacino, Karl Urban, Brittany Snow, Joe Anderson, Sarah Shahi, Sloane Warren, Chelle Ramos, Steve Coulter, Michael Rose | Written by Michael Caissie, Charles Huttinger | Directed by Johnny Martin Decorated homicide detective Ray Archer (Al Pacino) partners with criminal profiler Will Ruiney (Karl Urban) to catch one of the city’s notoriously vicious serial […]

18th Jun2018

‘History of the World’ Board Game Review

by Matthew Smail

Some board game designs prove to be just right first time, whilst others apparently fail so hard (either critically, or in terms of pure revenue) that the risk of re-implementing them just isn’t worthwhile. Others, however, are remade and revamped time and time again – either with completely new themes or mechanics by different designers, […]

18th Jun2018

‘Hereditary’ Review #2

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, Christy Summerhays, Morgan Lund, Mallory Bechtel, Jake Brown, Jarrod Phillips, Ann Dowd, Brock McKinney | Written and Directed by Ari Aster Some critics might turn their nose up at the idea that 30-year-old Ari Aster’s debut film should be mentioned in the same breath as the […]

18th Jun2018

‘The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Britt Roberts

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of FMV games, Wales Interactive have released some thoroughly enjoyable games recently with The Bunker and Late Shift and I also played the mystery game Contradiction which although flawed was an enjoyable experience. With The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker, despite its plus points, I found myself wearying […]

15th Jun2018

‘Hereditary’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, Christy Summerhays, Morgan Lund, Mallory Bechtel, Jake Brown, Jarrod Phillips, Ann Dowd, Brock McKinney | Written and Directed by Ari Aster Opening just one week ago in America (and creating a lot of buzz before this at its Sundance midnight showing), Hereditary has been talked about […]

15th Jun2018

MegaCon Orlando 2018 – Convention Report

by Kat Wheat

MegaCon Orlando is a yearly event that takes place in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Centre, catering to all kinds of fans. Love horror… this convention is for you, love Doctor who… this convention is for you, love animé… this convention is for you, love Marvel, love DC. This convention is for you! […]

15th Jun2018

‘Ocean’s 8′ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, Richard Armitage, James Corden | Written by Gary Ross, Olivia Milch | Directed by Gary Ross “Don’t do it for me. Don’t do it for you. Somewhere out there is an eight year old girl, lying in bed, dreaming […]

15th Jun2018

‘Operation Hardcore’ Review (Nintendo Switch)

by Britt Roberts

Operation Hardcore is a chunky run-n-gun game from new developer Cosmocat which is an enjoyable and brief budget title available now from the Nintendo eShop. Originally released on Steam back in 2016, the story behind Operation Hardcore is that an alien menace has begun an assault on the world and naturally, four burly men take a […]

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