Reviews

7.25

Rad Review – Exciting Abilities With Random Frustrations

Frustrating lows and and exciting highs are typical of the rogue-like genre, and in many ways Rad sticks close to the rogue script, but it does manage to set itself apart with its leveling mechanics.
by Kyle Hilliard on Aug 16, 2019 at 9:14 AM
9

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Review – In The Land Of Gods And Monsters

Fantastic attention to detail, wondrous environments, big bosses, and magnificent music make this one of the best Final Fantasy offerings.
by Daniel Tack on Aug 15, 2019 at 1:32 PM
9

Ion Fury Review – More Than A Blast From The Past

This retro shooter lives beyond its nostalgic ambitions to become a fantastic, timeless FPS experience.
by Javy Gwaltney on Aug 14, 2019 at 8:57 AM
8

Age of Wonders: Planetfall Review – An Empire Forged In War

Planetfall’s strategy systems are complex and routine, but managing your armies is the fun kind of complex.
by Ben Reeves on Aug 09, 2019 at 3:22 PM
7.5

Picross Lord Of The Nazarick Review – Puzzle-Solving With Purpose

Combining picross with a relatively obscure anime (and not even using the anime’s name in the title) is a weird choice, but if you’re looking for more picross, you can’t go wrong here.
by Kyle Hilliard on Aug 06, 2019 at 2:50 PM
7.5

Madden NFL 20 Review – Coming Up Short

New features can only do so much for a series that needs work in multiple areas.
by Matthew Kato on Aug 05, 2019 at 1:05 PM
5

The Church In The Darkness Review – Beware Of False Prophets

Like the in-game cult it focuses on, The Church in the Darkness is based on solid ideas. The implementation of those ideas is where things start to fall apart.
by Jeff Marchiafava on Aug 02, 2019 at 3:09 PM
9.5

Fire Emblem: Three Houses Review – Head Of The Class

Ambitious risk-taking makes Fire Emblem: Three Houses a must-play.
by Kimberley Wallace on Jul 25, 2019 at 9:02 AM
8.5

Wolfenstein: Youngblood Review – Making The Best Of Change

Youngblood takes some new risks for the series that pay off handsomely.
by Javy Gwaltney on Jul 25, 2019 at 7:01 AM
7

They Are Billions Review (Console) - A Diminished Dance With The Dead

Defend yourself from swarms of vicious zombies, but use a mouse and keyboard.
by Daniel Tack on Jul 23, 2019 at 3:18 PM
8

They Are Billions Review (PC) - Turning Back The Fetid Tide

Defend your colony against an endless supply of the dangerous dead.
by Daniel Tack on Jul 23, 2019 at 3:03 PM
7

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Review – Power At A Cost

The massive roster isn't enough to overcome repetitive level designs and progression issues.
by Andrew Reiner on Jul 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM
8.75

Dr. Mario World Review – A Spoonful Of Sugar

Dr. Mario World is one of the most notable entries in the series to date.
by Ben Reeves on Jul 18, 2019 at 5:00 PM
8.5

Sky: Children Of The Light Review – The Next Logical Leap

The new game from the makers of Journey is a thoughtful contemplation on positive interactions with friends, strangers, and the wider world.
by Matt Miller on Jul 18, 2019 at 11:05 AM
6

Stranger Things 3: The Game Review – Unearned Nostalgia

The combat doesn’t ask much of the player and the mission structure underwhelms. If you want to experience the events of Stranger Things’ third season, you’re better off sticking to the source material.
by Kyle Hilliard on Jul 15, 2019 at 3:45 PM
9

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Review – Rebuilding Hope, One Block At A Time

Omega Force and Square Enix are back with a hefty sequel that improves virtually every aspect of that original blueprint.
by Jeff Cork on Jul 12, 2019 at 12:57 PM
5.5

SolSeraph Review – A False Idol

SolSeraph's modern take on ActRaiser's decades-old formula is so boring and repetitive that it crumbles under the weight of the torch it’s trying to carry.
by Joe Juba on Jul 09, 2019 at 8:30 AM
6

My Friend Pedro Review – Stumbling Over Corpses

A frustrating control scheme confounds this bullet ballet's most spectacular moments.
by Javy Gwaltney on Jul 08, 2019 at 3:30 PM
7.5

Sea Of Solitude Review – Uncharted Waters Of The Mind

This adventure game provides an insightful look at mental health inside a gorgeous and melancholy world.
by Elise Favis on Jul 05, 2019 at 8:00 AM
8.75

F1 2019 Review – Good Through Every Corner

Whether guiding your car, career, or league, F1 2019 has plenty of options to keep you covered and entertained.
by Matthew Kato on Jul 03, 2019 at 11:56 AM