Video, Board and Roleplay Gaming

Let’s Play Helldivers

Let's play Helldivers, the isometric cooperative alien-murdering game from Arrowhead Game Studios. Can the Critical Twits triumph against inhospitable environments, the massed ranks of the enemy, and their own incompetence?

Test of Time: Micro Machines Turbo Tournament 96 – Mega Drive/Genesis Let’s Play

We play and review Micro Machines: Turbo Tournament '96, a classic of the racing game genre and a firm favourite from our childhoods. Expect competitive multiplayer, insightful commentary, and genuine anger over the other players' dirty tricks!

Podcast Episode 15: Relationships in Video and Role Playing Games

Games of all kinds are a great way to meet new people, real or fictional. We discuss the ways that different types of game portray, encourage, and reward relationships within them, what they get right, and what they get wrong.…

Test of Time: Streets of Rage – Genesis/Mega Drive Let’s Play

We run the Test of Time over Streets of Rage (or Bare Knuckle: Furious Iron Fist, if you're Japanese). Has the side-scrolling beat 'em up action withstood the passage of years or has it crumpled like wet paper? If you…

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The Critical Twits is a gaming podcast founded in 2015. We currently release a weekly podcast with a rolling schedule of Roleplaying, Malifaux, Netrunner and Boardgames. We also occasionally cover video games with Let's Plays and the retro Test of Time series.