Reviews

7.75

We Happy Few Review – The High Is Worth The Comedown

While We Happy Few is dragged down by irritating missions, scarce-but-necessary resources, and technical blips from time to time, it’s a fun adventure that combines an eerie atmosphere and a gripping narrative to great effect.
by Brian Shea on Aug 09, 2018 at 7:00 AM
8.75

Pillars Of Eternity II: Deadfire Review – The Lure Of Exploration

Obsidian has crafted a worthy sequel, in which a seafaring setting injects new life into a familiar formula.
by Matt Miller on May 08, 2018 at 12:01 PM
7.5

BattleTech Review – Middling Mechanized Mayhem

Harebrained Schemes aims big with their return to classic turn-based mech strategy.
by Daniel Tack on Apr 27, 2018 at 3:51 PM
7.75

Sundered Review – Battling Through Adversity

With its smooth combat, rewarding exploration, and pulse-pounding battles, Sundered is worth a look from fans of Metroid and Castlevania.
by Brian Shea on Aug 02, 2017 at 3:05 PM
9.5

Hyper Light Drifter Review – Entrancing Minimalism And Superb Combat

The combination of soundtrack, art, and
combat creates a rabbit hole worth your full exploration.
by Kyle Hilliard on Apr 06, 2016 at 12:11 PM
7.75

Firewatch Review – Gabbin' In The Woods

Campo Santo delivers great dialog, but Firewatch's ending extinguishes its intriguing embers.
by Jeff Cork on Feb 08, 2016 at 6:01 AM
6.75

Sword Coast Legends Review — Failing To Roll A Critical Strike

Perhaps we’ve just been spoiled on the PC RPG front as of late, but the clichéd campaign and dungeon-creation toolbox fail to leave a noteworthy impression.
by Daniel Tack on Nov 02, 2015 at 11:41 AM
7.75

Ronin Review – Turn-Based Vengeance

With side-scrolling platforming and turn-based combat, this strategic action title draws easy comparisons to Mark of the Ninja and Kill Bill. 
by Matt Miller on Jun 30, 2015 at 4:00 AM
7.5

White Night Review – Living In The Shadows Of Noir

Powerful forces work against the protagonist, extracting a heavy price, and in the end there's no such thing as a complete victory.
by Matthew Kato on Mar 10, 2015 at 6:21 AM
7

Pier Solar HD Review – Staying Young Forever

For better or worse, Pier Solar HD feels like it was plucked directly from the ‘90s. 
by Joe Juba on Oct 13, 2014 at 9:30 AM
6.75

Costume Quest 2 Review – A Mushy Apple Under A Candy Coating

A grab bag of tweaks and enhancements will please the people who loved the original, though it may not be enough to win over skeptics.
by Jeff Cork on Oct 07, 2014 at 7:01 AM
8

Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty Review – Reliving The Oddysee

Some elements of the gameplay haven’t aged well, but they are ultimately outweighed by the opportunity to experience this refined new vision for Oddworld and its inhabitants.
by Joe Juba on Jul 25, 2014 at 11:15 AM
5

Goat Simulator Review – A Goofy But Rough Sandbox

Coffee Stain Studio’s main page for Goat Simulator describes it as “a small, broken, and stupid game.” That's mostly accurate.
by Tim Turi on Apr 01, 2014 at 6:35 AM
8.75

Shadowrun: Dragonfall Review – Improvements Across The Board

 Harebrained Schemes has taken criticism to heart to make significant advances in its first expansion to Shadowrun Returns.
by Matt Miller on Mar 13, 2014 at 11:14 AM
7.75

Warhammer Quest Review - Leaving Too Much To Chance

Chance isn't uncommon in tabletop games, but a few too many elements in Warhammer Quest are at the whim of randomness.
by Mike Futter on Jun 14, 2013 at 10:39 AM