Reviews

Ghosts 'N Goblins: Resurrection Review – The Beauty Of Nostalgia
9

Ghosts 'N Goblins: Resurrection Review – The Beauty Of Nostalgia

This retro revival is challenging, fun, and worth playing twice.
by Andrew Reiner on Feb 23, 2021 at 9:00 AM
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury Review – The Cat's Pajamas
9.25

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury Review – The Cat's Pajamas

By bundling one of the best 3D Mario games with an all-new adventure, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury is a compelling package for all fans of the Nintendo mascot.
by Brian Shea on Feb 10, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Persona 5 Strikers Review – A Powerful Other Self
8.5

Persona 5 Strikers Review – A Powerful Other Self

Even if the action of Strikers is very different, the spirit and heart of the mainline series carries into this enjoyable sequel.
by Brian Shea on Feb 09, 2021 at 9:00 AM
Little Nightmares II Review – A Horrifying City For Lost Children
9.25

Little Nightmares II Review – A Horrifying City For Lost Children

This impressive follow-up builds on its predecessor with emotional gut punches and unnerving visuals that stick with you.
by Jeff Cork on Feb 09, 2021 at 9:00 AM
Olija Review – Cast Away Any Doubts
8.5

Olija Review – Cast Away Any Doubt

Tight gameplay, fun exploration, and an alluring atmosphere turn a disastrous voyage into a rewarding expedition.
by Marcus Stewart on Feb 05, 2021 at 1:55 PM
The Nioh Collection Review – Smooth Suffering
8.75

The Nioh Collection Review – Smooth Suffering

Experience Nioh and Nioh 2's remastered versions in a complete package on PlayStation 5.
by Daniel Tack on Feb 04, 2021 at 5:00 AM
A Silver Bullet To The Heart
5

Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood Review – A Silver Bullet To The Heart

Shapeshifting between three forms brings a surprising lack of variety in this dull hack-and-slash game.
by Andrew Reiner on Feb 04, 2021 at 3:00 AM
Destruction AllStars Review – Wrecking Havoc In The Arena
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Destruction AllStars Review – Wrecking Havoc In The Arena

Whiplash-inducing crashes and unique character abilities are initially satisfying, but only the most dedicated rubberneckers will find a reason to stick around.
by Jeff Cork on Feb 03, 2021 at 5:14 PM
The Medium Review – Grave New World
6.75

The Medium Review – Grave New World

This is a horror game with more tedium than tension.
by Ben Reeves on Jan 27, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Cyber Shadow Review – A War Of Attrition
7.5

Cyber Shadow Review - A War Of Attrition

Cyber Shadow will beat you down and has its share of flaws, but solid fun awaits those willing to press on.
by Marcus Stewart on Jan 25, 2021 at 8:50 AM
Hitman 3 Review – A Killer Conclusion
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Hitman 3 Review – A Killer Conclusion

Every mission in the final arc is a statement, demonstrating a mastery of level design and a willingness to subvert expectations laid out five years ago.
by Jeff Cork on Jan 19, 2021 at 7:00 AM
Alba: A Wildlife Adventure Review – A Good Deed
8

Alba: A Wildlife Adventure Review – A Good Deed

Alba: A Wildlife Adventure is a lighthearted and enjoyable lesson on the importance of conservation
by Marcus Stewart on Jan 08, 2021 at 4:21 PM
Ratropolis Review – Real-Time Rategy
8.5

Ratropolis Review – Real-Time Rategy

A satisfying romp as you restore glory to your rodent empire, defend against waves of flavorful foes, and recruit colorful companions.
by Daniel Tack on Jan 07, 2021 at 6:17 PM
Super Meat Boy Forever Review – Hardcore Hurdling
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Super Meat Boy Forever Review – Hardcore Hurdling

Super Meat Boy Forever’s simplified controls produce a bit of frustration, but this is a game that rewards pushing through the pain for the thrill that comes with completing a harrowing platforming sequence.
by Ben Reeves on Jan 07, 2021 at 6:00 PM
Call of the Sea Review - A Puzzling Island Escape
8.5

Call of the Sea Review - A Puzzling Island Escape

Call of the Sea's fascinating mystery is backed by clever puzzle-solving to make it an island worth exploring.
by Marcus Stewart on Dec 26, 2020 at 2:00 PM
Cyberpunk 2077 Last-Gen Review – A Tale Of Two Night Cities
5.5

Cyberpunk 2077 Last-Gen Review – A Tale Of Two Night Cities

Cyberpunk 2077 may shine on high-end PCs, but constant bugs and poorly rendered graphics make it a less-than-ideal experience on last-gen consoles.
by Jason Guisao on Dec 23, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Gears 5: Hivebusters Review – A Quick Blast Of Mayhem
8

Gears 5: Hivebusters Review – A Quick Blast Of Mayhem

The cover-based firefights continue to satisfy in big ways.
by Andrew Reiner on Dec 15, 2020 at 4:14 PM
Cyberpunk 2077 Review – A Wild Time In Night City
9

Cyberpunk 2077 Review – A Wild Time In Night City

The wait is worth it for CD Projekt Red's next open-world RPG, but it's an uneven playthrough that shines in particular areas and struggles in others.
by Andrew Reiner on Dec 07, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Haven Review – Love Conquers Some
7.75

Haven Review – Love Conquers Some

Sometimes Haven's rough patches are worth working through, but like any relationship, sometimes you’re just giving more than you’re getting.
by Joe Juba on Dec 03, 2020 at 8:00 AM
World Of Warcraft: Shadowlands Review – Old Ghosts And Bold Beginnings
8.75

World Of Warcraft: Shadowlands Review – Old Ghosts And Bold Beginnings

Shadowlands is a satisfying addition to the annals of World of Warcraft expansions, and with a robust and revamped leveling experience rolling out with it, it’s a great time to come back to the MMORPG that made the genre mainstream.
by Daniel Tack on Nov 30, 2020 at 6:45 PM