868103 wadjetey games shardlighAvoiding Green Lung

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on May 11, 2016
It will not come as a surprise to regular game players to hear that Shadlight, developed by Wadjet Eye Games, is a point and click adventure offering that is set in a world where everything is a little off-kilter. In fact the world of Shadlight takes you into an environment that has come about following a post-apocalyptic blast which occurred some 20 years earlier. This is a world where what is left of the population has split into distinct classes.

868030 Roku 2 Streaming Media Player 4205Roku 2 Streamin Box

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on May 9, 2016
Having reviewed other Roku items the Roku 2 seems something that until now has passed me by so when offered one to review I thought I would put that oversight right. Roku are one of the big companies in streaming things to your TV the box claims ‘1500+ channels’.

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Published in Entertainment by mfereday on May 5, 2016
Spread over five chapters, the game of Parallel’s Cross is situated in the grounds and buildings that make up a boarding school with the name of Westerfeld Manor. As you play this graphics adventure offering that is available for purchasing and downloading from various gaming sites, you are cast in the role of a mother who son has gone missing during a car journey.

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Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on May 2, 2016
Having recently reviewed a Sounddeck and a Soundbase that both sit under your TV. I now turn my attention to a Sound Bar that can sit in front of your TV or be mounted on your wall if that is where your TV lives.

867931 Game Hidden Expedition The Uncharted IslandSaving the World

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Apr 27, 2016
Mixing together pirates, Leonardo da Vinci invention and islands within the Bermuda Triangle, this next game sets you the task of thwarting a plan to dominate the world.

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Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Apr 22, 2016
Sound Bars have been around for a while, they started life as a means of improving the quality and range of the poor quality TV sound, they had one drawback the need for space in front of the TV which could be a problem, enter the Sounddeck and the TV sits on the deck.

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Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Apr 20, 2016
With its title of Haunted Legends: The Undertaker, you should have a pretty good idea that this next game will involve zombies at some point and you would be correct.

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Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Apr 12, 2016
The One holding the Spear of Destiny will rule the World. Can you stop it happening?

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Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Apr 10, 2016
A lightweight pair of on-ear headphones which most will use with their SmartPhones as it does have the controls needed to answer a phone call and the built in microphone is perfectly adequate for any passer-by to think you are talking to yourself.

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Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Apr 9, 2016
As a paranormal investigator you should be prepared for the unusual as you try to solve the mystery surrounding the Big Pine Lodge.

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Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Mar 30, 2016
With plenty of printed dialogue, this next game takes you on a search for a Mayan artefact.

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Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Mar 28, 2016
Certainly this takes me back, a cassette player front and centre and one of those new-fangled CD drive thingies as well as an AM/FM radio. Now first thing first let’s find one of my stash of cassettes and then let’s go back in time.

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Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Mar 24, 2016
Providing dual connectivity options is a speaker system from our old friends at Edifier.

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Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Mar 23, 2016
Mice helping cats is not an everyday occurrence but it is one that forms the basis of this next game made up of puzzle solving levels.

867277 Lost Lands The Golden Curse Collectors EditioReturn to the Lost Lands

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Mar 16, 2016
As part of the Lost Lands series of games set in a world of strange creatures and magic with an ancient wizard names Maarin, FIVE BN GAMES has developed The Golden Curse.

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Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Mar 9, 2016
While I am a big fan of Anne McCaffrey’s books on the Dragons of Pern, I had not previously encountered the Dragons of Derod.

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Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Mar 2, 2016
A reappearing spirit, abducted children, flowers and skulls are all featured in this next Hidden Object Adventure game.
When I first read the press release I thought I remembered the View Master name from the dim and distant past with a stereo projector of images from cards. This is a somewhat different idea that uses a viewer face but the images are 360 degree around a feature.

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Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Feb 24, 2016
Developed by GOGII and available from Avanquest’s GSP game label, Vault Cracker: The Last Safe is a Hidden Object Adventure game with the emphasis on the Hidden Object aspect.

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Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Feb 22, 2016
Last year I looked at a new high quality streaming service which also gave you a chance to download and save in 16 or 24 bit. Now with answers to some outstanding questions I look to a new version for Android (3.2) and more.

866673 Surface The Noise She Couldn`t Make Collectors EditioExploring a Mind

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Feb 17, 2016
Rather than a faraway place or fairy tale land, this next game is based closer to home as you explore the mind of a disturbed young woman.

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Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Feb 16, 2016
Hour glass or vase shaped are adequate descriptions of the speakers making up this next product.

866574 Apothecarium The Renaissance of Evil Platinum EditioConquering Evil

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Feb 10, 2016
Not all games have instant appeal. This next title took a while to draw me into its spell.
The last item I reviewed from Sennheiser was a set of earbuds – I did not even know they did earbuds – this is a quality Bluetooth set of headphones. In the past I have reviewed several sets of wired headphones so for those who prefer not to be tethered…

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Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Feb 4, 2016
With this next game, the developers have melded together asset management with Hidden Object game play as an author tries to overcome writer’s block.

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Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Feb 2, 2016
It is a long way when travelling between Yorkshire and China. However this is the journey made by the Damson Jet and then some as it have continuing on a journey that brought it to London where I can check out this Bluetooth Wireless Stereo Speaker System.
Monster is a name worth considering with headphones, here is – for me anyway – a first a Wi-Fi set called Freedom, most people will have heard of Cristiano Ronaldo the very rich footballer even if they know nothing about the sport.

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Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jan 27, 2016
A wicked Queen and a search for eternal beauty are the central planks for a Living Legends Hidden Object Adventure game.

866148 SPEEDLINK Medusa Street XS Stereo HeadseMedusa Street XE

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Jan 24, 2016
This is described as a headset but while it does have a microphone it is of the sort attached to a lead and while it is probably fine for phone calls etc. but I found them less than perfect for say speech recognition use, however the headphone part was fine.

866239 WowWee REV Smart CarBattling Cars

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jan 23, 2016
It is time to clear the floor and make room for battle to commence as you take on both artificial Intelligent and human opponents in various contests.