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Ryse: Son of Rome (Xbox One)
Ryse: Son of Rome (Xbox One)
Price: £37.00

3.0 out of 5 stars A Good Showcase, 2 Jan 2014
= Fun:3.0 out of 5 stars 
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This game feels more like it was written to showcase the capabilities of the new Xbox One than as a fully-realised game in its own right. And let me say this: the graphics are astonishing! Particles and lens flares, smoke and fire, water and facial expressions... gaming has moved to a whole new level, and Ryse demonstrates that admirably.

But as a game, Ryse disappoints. All you do is move from fight to fight. I was hoping for something a little more Assassin's Creed / Uncharted / Tomb Raider - at least the ability to interact with the environment, climb or even jump. But, no, you simply move about, automatically climbing or jumping as required by the environment.

The fight sequences are very well animated and the executions are entertaining and brutal. In terms of sheer spectacle, Ryse delivers, but as a game to sit and play for any length of time, it is boring, repetitive and the campaign is way too short. Had this game been on an older platform it would have got one star.


99ZONES,Wireless GSM burglar alarm system, 1MAIN PANEL +3 PIRs +3 DOOR SENSORS +3 REMOTE CONTROLERS +1SMOKE DETECTOR +1INDOOR & 1OUTDOOR SIREN,NEW DIAGRAM &INSTALLATION INSTRUCTION
99ZONES,Wireless GSM burglar alarm system, 1MAIN PANEL +3 PIRs +3 DOOR SENSORS +3 REMOTE CONTROLERS +1SMOKE DETECTOR +1INDOOR & 1OUTDOOR SIREN,NEW DIAGRAM &INSTALLATION INSTRUCTION

4.0 out of 5 stars Good value, 30 July 2013
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This is not a top-of-the-range product. For the price, though, it does exactly what we need it to do: monitor a four-bedroom house.


Conversations with Myself
Conversations with Myself
Price: £3.79

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 30 July 2013
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A great insight into the mind of Nelson Mandela. Not a classic (hence not five stars), but for somebody interested in South African history in general and the struggle for democracy in particular, a very good read.


Dual Controller Charger - Mains Powered (PS3)
Dual Controller Charger - Mains Powered (PS3)

5.0 out of 5 stars Great value, 18 Sep 2012
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Device does what it says, charges two controllers swiftly, lights up when on, can be turned off, feels solid... a great buy.


HTC HC V741 One S Hard Shell with Flip Stand - Black
HTC HC V741 One S Hard Shell with Flip Stand - Black

4.0 out of 5 stars Hard-wearing but insecure, 18 Sep 2012
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A great looking and robust cover. The phone clips very snugly and does not come out. The cover gets in the way if you want to use a car kit mount and is not easily removed, so don't buy this if you fancy using your phone as a sat nav. My one criticism would be that there is no lock - no magnet or velcro or popper to hold the cover closed. Otherwise, though, a little expensive (you're paying for the letters "HTC" on the front), but neat and robust.


For 11" 13" 14" 15" 17" with 2 port USB hub adjustable laptop cooler fan, laptop cooler pad, laptop cooling pad, laptop cooling fan, cooling fan for laptop, PLUS Free USB 2.0 A Male to Female Extension Cable by pjp electronics®
For 11" 13" 14" 15" 17" with 2 port USB hub adjustable laptop cooler fan, laptop cooler pad, laptop cooling pad, laptop cooling fan, cooling fan for laptop, PLUS Free USB 2.0 A Male to Female Extension Cable by pjp electronics®
Offered by PJP ELECTRONICS
Price: £8.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Cool, but a little flimsy, 18 Sep 2012
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A nice little piece of kit - does what it says: it keeps your PS3 nice and cool and gives it that gangsta-car look with the neon underlighting. The connections to the fans are a little flimsy - don't pull too hard on the cord. But in terms of value for money, this little device is great.


Perixx PERIBOARD-706PLUS, Wireless Keyboard with Trackball - 2.4G - Up to 10 Meters Operating Range - Nano Receiver - 14mm Trackball - On/Off Switch - Piano Black - 2xAAA Brand Batteries - US English Layout
Perixx PERIBOARD-706PLUS, Wireless Keyboard with Trackball - 2.4G - Up to 10 Meters Operating Range - Nano Receiver - 14mm Trackball - On/Off Switch - Piano Black - 2xAAA Brand Batteries - US English Layout
Offered by Perixx UK
Price: £29.90

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good, but could use a little more thought, 28 Aug 2012
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Excellent value for money, nice "feel" to the keys. Great range and easily set up (plug and play) on a Windows XP and Windows 7 machine.

Two things: the mouse buttons are immediately next to the trackball. This makes drag-and-drop difficult - it would be better to place the buttons on the left of the keyboard and the trackball on the right. Also, there is an "on/off" switch which concerns me as I am not sure whether this means the batteries are running down if I don't use the keyboard but leave it on. Would prefer it to turn itself off and then turn back on with a key press as most other remote keyboards do.

Still, excellent value and a surprisingly solid feel.


SLx - Magic Eye IR Extender - For Sky / Sky+ / Sat TV
SLx - Magic Eye IR Extender - For Sky / Sky+ / Sat TV
Price: £3.39

5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant!, 28 Aug 2012
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In terms of value for money, this thing is incredible. I am using it to allow me to "hide" my Sky+ box in a cupboard. It simply works - you don't even need to plug the RF into your television. Just enable power over RF (the instructions on this are clear, although they refer to an older version of Sky firmware and need a little updating) and you're off. IR reception is excellent. The only real problem is my Sky+ box overheating because I've gone and stuck it in a cupboard because my wife thinks it unsightly... :-)


Sony MDR-AS20J Active Series Headphones
Sony MDR-AS20J Active Series Headphones

4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent value, 13 Jun 2012
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Sound quality is excellent and the ear fit is far better than most earphones I have experienced. I bought them for exercising, as solid-state, so there was no foam to get all sweaty. If an ear piece gets sweat in it, it stops working (hence only four stars), however, once dry, it will work again.

Unless you plan on drowning your earphones (which I do), these are extremely good value for money.


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