Arjun Sukumaran

Playing in a heist movie

Not many games manage to pull this off, and fewer still do it with quite as much aplomb as Burgle Bros.

17 Nov 2018

Kitchens that are out to get you

Some games have a really great hook — someone can describe their premise in a single line, and that’s enough to grab your attention and get you interested.

10 Nov 2018

Meeple Circus is a laugh riot

You and up to four other ringmasters are trying to put on the best circus show possible, over the course of two rehearsals and a final performance

03 Nov 2018

Double guess and bluff to win this game

Here’s how it works — each of you opens your journal to the designated entry, which contains a clue about the location of the cryptid that only you know.

27 Oct 2018

Xcom2: a great sequel with variety

Making a great game is tough enough, but making a great sequel is even harder.

20 Oct 2018

A feast for odin is a feast for the player

In the pantheon of boardgame designers, Uwe Rosenberg’s right up there with the very best.

13 Oct 2018

Making London great again

In 1666, the Great Fire of London made a spirited attempt to burn that city to the ground. It consumed the old St. Paul’s Cathedral and destroyed the homes of more than 85% of the population.

06 Oct 2018

Playing On a greek land

As legend would have it, the Greek island of Santorini was created as a result of a friendly contest between the Gods.

29 Sep 2018

Mission grand theft auto five

As everybody gets ready for the launch of Red Dead Redemption 2 next month, it’s worth taking a look back at Rockstar Games’ last magnum opus — Grand Theft Auto V.

22 Sep 2018

Get board

The biggest boardgaming convention in the world is called Spiel, and it takes place in Essen, Germany every October.

15 Sep 2018

Get down to spice business

When it came out last year, Century: Spice Road was received with the kind of hype that usually only accompanies big flashy Kickstarter projects.

12 Sep 2018

Get down to spice business

When it came out last year, Century: Spice Road was received with the kind of hype that usually only accompanies big flashy Kickstarter projects.

08 Sep 2018

Inside dragon castle

Follow the rules, draw tiles from the castle, and create a bigger set with matching colours to gain points.

01 Sep 2018

God of war returns

The PS2 hit returns to the PS4 with improved graphics and story mixed with cinematic action fans know and love.

18 Aug 2018

Bet big on cars, or go home  

Downforce is a high-tension card game that involves predicting your opponents moves while betting on the cars and knowing when to pull back from the game

11 Aug 2018