Reviews

Lost Judgment Review – Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge
7.25

Lost Judgment Review – Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge

When Lost Judgment stumbles, it never recovers. While there's a lot to love in the story and gameplay, at the end of the day, its issues become too much to ignore – especially when those issues are messy and irresponsible.
by Blake Hester on Sep 16, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Eastward Review – Pixel Paradise
8.5

Eastward Review – Pixel Paradise

A spectacular soundtrack and stunning sights await you on this vibrant journey.
by Daniel Tack on Sep 14, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Deathloop Review – The Joys Of Death And Dying
9

Deathloop Review – The Joys Of Death And Dying

Deathloop is a bloody, chaotic mess. A mess you will fail at over and over until finally, you succeed. And that success – the result of hours of experimentation, iteration, and knowledge – makes for one of the best games of the year.
by Blake Hester on Sep 13, 2021 at 7:01 AM
Playing Its Cards Right
8.25

Lost In Random Review – Playing Its Cards Right

This shadowy adventure will get you in the mood for Halloween all year around with its atmospheric design, creative combat system, and well-crafted story.
by Jill Grodt on Sep 10, 2021 at 4:00 AM
Tales Of Arise Review – A Work Of Astral Art
9.25

Tales Of Arise Review – A Work Of Astral Art

Flashy combat, dynamic characters, and a masterfully realized game world make Tales of Arise one of the best JRPG experiences of the year.
by Jason Guisao on Sep 09, 2021 at 8:52 PM
The Artful Escape Review – A Rocking Space Oddity
8.5

The Artful Escape Review – A Rocking Space Oddity

The Artful Escape is a gorgeous experience that makes you feel like a star, but challenge-seekers may need to look elsewhere.
by Jill Grodt on Sep 08, 2021 at 11:00 AM
Life Is Strange: True Colors Review – More Powerful In Life Lessons Than Supernatural Talents
8.5

Life is Strange: True Colors Review – More Powerful In Life Lessons Than Supernatural Talents

You’ll root for Alex Chen, and feel good about helping shape her path forward.
by Kimberley Wallace on Sep 08, 2021 at 11:00 AM
Only As Strong As Its Weakest Link
7.75

WarioWare: Get It Together Review – Only As Strong As Its Weakest Link

Help Wario and his companions escape their own game by completing over 200 wacky microgames.
by Ben Reeves on Sep 08, 2021 at 8:00 AM
F.I.S.T.: Forged In Shadow Torch Review – Packing A Punch
8.5

F.I.S.T.: Forged In Shadow Torch Review – Packing A Punch

This bionic bunny's adventure packs an impressive wallop.
by Marcus Stewart on Sep 06, 2021 at 2:00 AM
Young Souls Review – Dungeon Brawling With The Best Of Them
8.5

Young Souls Review – Dungeon Brawling With The Best Of Them

Young Souls may not shatter the mold for beat 'em ups, but its well-designed combat and impressive presentation make it a stand-out.
by Marcus Stewart on Aug 27, 2021 at 5:13 PM
No More Heroes 3 Review – Dead Or Alive
7.75

No More Heroes 3 Review – Dead Or Alive

Travis Touchdown's return slays in action and presentation, while the world he inhabits is dead on arrival.
by John Carson on Aug 26, 2021 at 11:00 PM
Aliens: Fireteam Elite Review – In Space, No One Can Hear You Snore
6.5

Aliens: Fireteam Elite Review – In Space, No One Can Hear You Snore

Aliens: Fireteam Elite occasionally fires on all cylinders, but a monotonous gameplay loop bogs down the entire experience.
by Jason Guisao on Aug 23, 2021 at 5:26 PM
Psychonauts 2 Review – Well Worth The Wait
9

Psychonauts 2 Review – Well Worth The Wait

Double Fine has crafted an artistic journey that impresses at almost every turn in unexpected ways.
by Andrew Reiner on Aug 23, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Madden NFL 22 Review – Short Of The First Down
7

Madden NFL 22 Review – Short Of The First Down

Though Madden NFL 22 delivers solid yet familiar action, the yardage gained is squandered by its fumbles.
by Brian Shea on Aug 19, 2021 at 11:01 PM
Dodgeball Academia Review – Head Of The Class
9

Dodgeball Academia Review – Head Of The Class

This goofy and energetic sports RPG with the soul of a Shonen anime passes with flying colors.
by John Carson on Aug 19, 2021 at 7:44 PM
Boyfriend Dungeon Review – To Woo Or Not To Woo, That Is The Question
7

Boyfriend Dungeon Review – To Woo Or Not To Woo, That Is The Question

Fight some monsters, woo some swords, and embark on an adventure of self-discovery and fun.
by Liana Ruppert on Aug 18, 2021 at 4:25 PM
Twelve Minutes Review – Stuck In Hell
8

Twelve Minutes Review – Stuck In Hell

Twelve Minutes is a captivating, horrifying journey that left us hooked despite some frustrations.
by Blake Hester on Aug 18, 2021 at 11:00 AM
Dreamscaper Review – Ethereal Enchantment
8.5

Dreamscaper Review – Ethereal Enchantment

Explore the depths of your dreams in this engaging roguelike.
by Daniel Tack on Aug 13, 2021 at 5:12 PM
Axiom Verge 2 Review – Lost In Another World
7.75

Axiom Verge 2 Review – Lost In Another World

Striding more confidently free of its Metroid inspirations, Axiom Verge 2 is a worthy successor, but it takes patience to fully enjoy.
by Matt Miller on Aug 11, 2021 at 12:00 PM
Hades Review – The Highs And Lows Of Repetition
8.5

Hades Review – The Highs And Lows Of Repetition

Supergiant's excellent roguelike is releasing on new-gen platforms, and if you haven't played it yet, it's the perfect time to take a trip to hell.
by Matt Miller on Aug 10, 2021 at 12:00 PM