Reviews

8.5

BoxBoy + BoxGirl Review – Another Square Deal

BoxBoy returns with a couch co-op friendly adventure filled with some of the most creative and diverse puzzles in the series.
by Ben Reeves on Apr 25, 2019 at 5:00 PM
7.75

Days Gone Review – Surviving In A Divided World

Bend Studio sets up compelling and sometimes terrifying survival scenarios, but the story and open world don't come off as well.
by Matthew Kato on Apr 25, 2019 at 7:01 AM
8

Mortal Kombat 11 Review – A Disgusting Delight

Mortal Kombat 11 shines in its combat and story, but struggles in its delivery of loot.
by Andrew Reiner on Apr 24, 2019 at 3:47 PM
8

SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech Review - Streamlined Strategic Deck-building

Campy characters and a cache of cards carry this traditional RPG.
by Daniel Tack on Apr 23, 2019 at 11:00 AM
8.25

World War Z Review – Toppling Expectations

World War Z takes arguably the best part of the film and uses it to create a visually interesting gameplay mechanic that is horrifying to witness but fun to dismantle.
by Kyle Hilliard on Apr 19, 2019 at 4:40 PM
8

Heaven's Vault Review – Unearthing Ancient Mysteries

This adventure game centers around teaching you a hieroglyphic language and packages it into a fascinating world.
by Elise Favis on Apr 18, 2019 at 4:17 PM
7.75

Katana Zero Review – A Sharp And Dull Blade

Katana Zero can be a satisfying and stylish action/puzzle hybrid, but the effect diminishes the longer you play.
by Joe Juba on Apr 18, 2019 at 9:00 AM
7.5

Mechstermination Force Review – Winning The Battle, Losing The War

Mechstermination Force is an intense 2D boss-rush shooter that delivers excitement, triumph, and frustration.
by Brian Shea on Apr 16, 2019 at 4:36 PM
5.75

My Time At Portia Review – Substandard Construction

Games like this are supposed to make chores fun and rewarding, but playing My Time at Portia feels more like actual work.
by Joe Juba on Apr 16, 2019 at 3:00 AM
8.5

Operencia: The Stolen Sun Review – A Refreshing And Digestible Dungeon Crawler

Zen Studios updates a classic genre with clever puzzles and Hungarian folklore.
by Jeff Marchiafava on Apr 12, 2019 at 1:04 PM
7

Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain Review – Buggy In Every Way

Yuke's EDF debut focuses more on story than previous installments, but doesn't move the ant-blasting action forward.
by Andrew Reiner on Apr 11, 2019 at 7:14 AM
7.25

Vacation Simulator Review – A Modest Virtual Sabbatical

You have more to do and are a more active participant in the Job Simulator follow-up, but it still feels like an experience best-suited to VR newcomers, which can be good and bad.
by Kyle Hilliard on Apr 09, 2019 at 10:00 AM
6

The World Next Door Review – All Style, No Substance

Pretty visuals can only get you so far...
by Kimberley Wallace on Apr 08, 2019 at 4:31 PM
6

Dangerous Driving Review – Not All Collisions Are A Hit

Burnout creators' latest game mines the series' early history, but it struggles to find traction.
by Matthew Kato on Apr 08, 2019 at 4:09 PM
8.5

Hypnospace Outlaw Review – Keeping The Information Superhighway Safe, One Weird Case At A Time

This offbeat adventure game cleverly captures the essence of the early internet.
by Jeff Cork on Apr 08, 2019 at 11:23 AM
8

Photographs Review – Captivating Vignettes About Regrets

Photographs is a beautiful narrative puzzle game about people's worlds shifting during pivotal junctures in their lives.
by Elise Favis on Apr 03, 2019 at 12:00 PM
8.5

MLB The Show 19 Review – In The Hunt Again

After a down year, Sony delivers exciting new content and a host of fixes. The series is back on track.
by Andrew Reiner on Apr 01, 2019 at 4:47 PM
6

Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid Review – A Bland But Serviceable Fighter

Battle for the Grid has some decent animation, but the full package is as underwhelming as the Power Ranger games that came before it.
by Kyle Hilliard on Mar 29, 2019 at 4:45 PM
7.75

Tropico 6 Review – Creating A Cruel Paradise

While managing the needs of an ever-growing population is complicated, keeping everyone happy is even harder.
by Ben Reeves on Mar 29, 2019 at 10:00 AM
7

The Walking Dead: The Final Season Review – A Goodbye Full Of Highs And Lows

This finale is a fitting tribute to Clementine and her journey, but it also is inconsistent in quality and suffers from some narrative missteps that are impossible to ignore.  
by Kimberley Wallace on Mar 27, 2019 at 6:07 PM