Reviews

MLB The Show 21 Review – A Familiar Crack Of The Bat
8.5

MLB The Show 21 Review – A Familiar Crack Of The Bat

Sony's long-running baseball series impress on the diamond yet again, but doesn't deliver many new experiences.
by Andrew Reiner on Apr 22, 2021 at 5:21 PM
Nier Replicant Review – New Blood, Old Veins
8.25

Nier Replicant Review – New Blood, Old Veins

Nier Replicant's colorful characters, sprawling story, and updated gameplay mechanics help make up for its old-fashioned quest design and empty world.
by Jason Guisao on Apr 22, 2021 at 7:01 AM
Before Your Eyes Review – An Emotional, Eye-Opening Experience
8.5

Before Your Eyes Review – An Emotional, Eye-Opening Experience

Before Your Eyes puts its unique blinking mechanic to great use, offering a novel and fun method of interacting with this memorable, bittersweet tale.
by Marcus Stewart on Apr 20, 2021 at 3:22 PM
Oddworld: Soulstorm Review – A Bad Batch Of Brew
5

Oddworld: Soulstorm Review – A Bad Batch Of Brew

Soulstorm retains the series' signature charm, but it's not enough to forgive its tedious and dated design as well its litany of swear-inducing technical issues.
by Marcus Stewart on Apr 15, 2021 at 2:51 PM
Pac-Man 99 Review – A Great Game To Play While Doing Something Else
7.5

Pac-Man 99 Review – A Great Game To Play While Doing Something Else

A lack of any kind of tutorial is frustrating at first, but once you get the hang of the action, Pac-Man 99 is a fun way to fill lulls in your day
by Blake Hester on Apr 09, 2021 at 3:47 PM
Lost Words: Beyond The Page Review – A Touching Tale Full Of Emotional Highs And Lows
7.75

Lost Words: Beyond The Page Review – A Touching Tale Full Of Emotional Highs And Lows

Lost Words: Beyond The Page is an interesting way to tell an interactive story, venturing into territory that isn’t often explored in video games.
by Kimberley Wallace on Apr 06, 2021 at 7:00 PM
Outriders Review – Chaos That Surprises In The Best Way
9

Outriders Review – Chaos That Surprises In The Best Way

Outriders lived up to every single expectation I had and then some.
by Liana Ruppert on Apr 06, 2021 at 6:47 PM
Narita Boy Review – Easier On The Eyes
7.75

Narita Boy Review – Easier On The Eyes

Narita Boy has more style than it knows what to do with and boasts a killer-looking world, but setbacks in gameplay can make it more fun to admire than to engage with.
by Marcus Stewart on Apr 06, 2021 at 5:02 PM
Disco Elysium: The Final Cut Review – Still A Superstar
9

Disco Elysium: The Final Cut Review – Still A Superstar

The Final Cut opens this strange world up to a wave of new superstar detectives on console, and the additions provide a rewarding return trip for the rest of us. 
by Joe Juba on Mar 31, 2021 at 11:30 AM
Evil Genius 2 Review – A Foiled Plan
7

Evil Genius 2 Review – A Foiled Plan

Inelegant systems and unsatisfying progression throw a wrench in the grand plans of this criminal mastermind.
by Joe Juba on Mar 29, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town Review – Simple Comfort Over Ambition
7.5

Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town Review – Simple Comfort Over Ambition

The core farming loop is still entertaining, but the rewards aren’t satisfying enough for the investment required to get them.
by Kimberley Wallace on Mar 25, 2021 at 3:26 PM
Devotion Review – An Exceptional And Frightening Homecoming
9

Devotion Review – An Exceptional And Frightening Homecoming

Devotion is terrifying experience backed by a compelling narrative that has a new lease on life after spending two years removed from sale. Horror fans would do well not to miss it a second time.
by Marcus Stewart on Mar 24, 2021 at 12:18 PM
It Takes Two Review – The Joys And Heartbreak Of Love
9.25

It Takes Two Review – The Joys And Heartbreak Of Love

Hazelight's cooperative adventure is clever, different, and loads of fun.
by Andrew Reiner on Mar 24, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Monster Hunter Rise Review – Runt Of The Litter
7.75

Monster Hunter Rise Review – Runt Of The Litter

Monster Hunter Rise showcases its commitment to engaging combat with interesting new mechanics, but these changes aren't enough to differentiate it from previous titles.
by Jason Guisao on Mar 23, 2021 at 10:01 AM
Curse Of The Dead Gods Review – A Roguelite Lesson In Greed And Corruption
7.25

Curse Of The Dead Gods Review – Roguelite Lesson In Greed And Corruption

If you're looking for a more traditional roguelite experience, Curse of the Dead Gods is a solid adventure to jump right into.
by Liana Ruppert on Mar 19, 2021 at 5:25 PM
Mundaun Review – A Sketchy And Unsettling Neighborhood
7.75

Mundaun Review – A Sketchy And Unsettling Neighborhood

Mundaun has some rough edges, but an effective art style wrapped around solid frights and an intriguing mystery make for a respectable, if flawed, horror experience.
by Marcus Stewart on Mar 16, 2021 at 9:39 AM
Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time Review – Precision Platforming
8.5

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time Review – Precision Platforming

Now that Crash Bandicoot 4 has arrived on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and Switch, read how the game's challenging but fun platforming and entertaining new mask abilities make it a successful return to form.
by Ben Reeves on Mar 12, 2021 at 8:24 AM
Loop Hero Review – Refreshing Reiteration
8.5

Loop Hero Review – Refreshing Reiteration

A roguelite dungeon manager simulation that keeps you coming back for more, Loop Hero makes hours fly by.
by Daniel Tack on Mar 10, 2021 at 4:50 PM
Rogue Heroes: Ruins Of Tasos Review – Simple Pleasures
8

Rogue Heroes: Ruins Of Tasos Review – Simple Pleasures

A fun journey that taps into classic vibes with pixelated charm.
by Daniel Tack on Mar 02, 2021 at 2:45 PM
Yakuza: Like A Dragon Review – A New Hero Takes His Turn
9.25

Yakuza: Like A Dragon Review – A New Hero Takes His Turn

With the launch of Like A Dragon on PS5, read about how this fantastic turn-based RPG captures the essence of what came before while setting out on its own journey.
by Jeff Cork on Mar 01, 2021 at 2:15 PM