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Total War: Warhammer 2 review

It's taken nearly two decades, but they've finally nailed it. Warhammer 2 is Total War perfected. Yeah, I know I'm supposed to be wary of deploying the P word in reviews, at least not before watering it down with some safe, lazy adverb, but…

Review: Aorus X399 Gaming 7

AMD's partners are eager to showcase their Threadripper-compatible boards before Intel comes back swinging with its own many-core CPU monsters. Consideration of a high-end platform means a straight choice between AMD's Ryzen Threadripper…

Heat Signature review

In his review of Gunpoint, the first game from former journo Tom Francis, Dan Whitehead described the protagonist as a "flea in a trenchcoat" - springing through windows to administer dainty mouse-click beatdowns. To continue the theme,…

SteamWorld Dig 2 review

My absolute favourite thing about the first SteamWorld Dig - a game that, in the memory, seems pretty much bursting with favourite things - was a simple collectable. It was an in-game currency of some kind, although inevitably I can't…

Project Cars 2 review

You can keep your F1, your Indy Cars or your WEC. You'll find the very best of motorsport a little closer to home. Like up in Knockhill on the kind of persistently grey late autumn Sunday afternoon when the smarter part of the country is…

PES 2018 review

When I played PES 2018 earlier this year, the series' global product and brand manager Adam Bhatti told me it was the first game of a three-year cycle; a new foundation upon which Konami's looking to build. For better and worse, it feels…

Destiny 2 review

Destiny 2 feels like an apology. It is the righting of the wrongs committed by the divisive Destiny 1, a game I couldn't help but pump a thousand hours into despite it often feeling like pulling teeth. Developer: Bungie Publisher:…

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 review

We've already taken a look at the excellent Radeon RX Vega 56, the cut-down version of the full-fat graphics card reviewed here today - and it's a winner. A couple of outliers aside, it's as fast as Nvidia's GTX 1070 or significantly faster…