Enjoyment can be found for those with the patience and fandom to fireman carry them along, but WrestleQuest's imaginative ideas die by a thousand cuts that hold Muchacho Man and his friends back from world title contention.
The improvements to the fundamental gameplay in Madden NFL 24 continue to pay dividends with some of the most authentic football the series has ever seen, but the user interface and poorly implemented features wipe out any forward progress.
Blasphemous 2 takes inspiration from those that came before it, but by intertwining a gorgeous art style, enticing exploration, and rewarding combat, it rises above the horde of Castlevania-inspired action titles.
Between the cast's fantastic performances, a fun twist on Greek mythology, and a genuinely novel game mechanic, Stray Gods is a game I didn't know I needed, but one I'm happy to give a standing ovation to.
Remnant II ultimately doesn’t do enough to separate itself from the genres and games that inspired it, but its third-person shooter take on mechanics and ideas borrowed from the Souls games continues to be solid.