Reviews

8.25

Gris Review – Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Nomada Studio's beautiful puzzle/platformer gives form to feeling.
by Matthew Kato on Dec 13, 2018 at 8:01 AM
7.75

My Brother Rabbit Review – The Power Of Imagination

Artifex Mundi's latest adventure game is heartfelt, challenging, and beautiful.
by Andrew Reiner on Sep 20, 2018 at 9:49 AM
7.5

Two Point Hospital Review – A Bittersweet Pill

Like real hospital work, managing this network of treatment centers is satisfying – but Two Point Hospital can’t do away with tedium of routine.
by Ben Reeves on Aug 31, 2018 at 5:10 PM
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
9.5

Fortnite Review - An Epic Epoch

A frenzy of fresh, fantastical fun.
by Daniel Tack on Jul 19, 2018 at 1:30 PM
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
7.25

Light Fall Review – Standard Platforming In A Stylish Shell

This unorthodox premise plays like an average platformer.
by Ben Reeves on May 02, 2018 at 3:45 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
6.75

A Case Of Distrust Review – Lost In The Shadows

The game rests uncomfortably in its usage of the noir genre.
by Matthew Kato on Feb 15, 2018 at 3:19 PM
6.75

Minecraft: Story Mode – Season Two Review – Unearthing Fool's Gold

We look back at the second season of Minecraft: Story Mode.
by Brian Shea on Jan 09, 2018 at 5:32 PM
6.5

Minecraft: Story Mode – Season Two: Below The Bedrock Review – Dragging Its Feet Toward The Finish

This season's penultimate episode deflates much of the tension heading into the finale.
by Brian Shea on Nov 10, 2017 at 4:29 PM
6.5

Minecraft: Story Mode – Season Two: Jailhouse Block Review – Trying To Escape

Jailhouse Block has some great moments, but it's the weakest episode of the season so far.
by Brian Shea on Sep 21, 2017 at 1:57 PM
7.5

Minecraft: Story Mode – Season Two: Giant Consequences Review – Picking Up The Pace

The sophomore episode of season two gives us hope for the remaining episodes.
by Brian Shea on Aug 16, 2017 at 1:53 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
6.75

Minecraft: Story Mode – Season Two: Hero In Residence Review – New Adventure On The Horizon

Despite its problems, Hero in Residence presents situations I want to see progress over the next four episodes.
by Brian Shea on Jul 12, 2017 at 3:47 PM
5

Syberia 3 Review – Better Left In The Past

Syberia 3 brings the series back a decade later, but is plagued with unpolished gameplay and a simplistic story.
by Elise Favis on May 04, 2017 at 11:20 AM
5

Memoranda Review – A Surreal Journey To Nowhere

Though it has an intriguing premise, this point-and-click adventure is held back by its obtuse puzzle design and vague storyline.
by Elise Favis on Feb 01, 2017 at 10:30 AM
7.25

Obduction Review – A New Tale From An Old Book

In its best moments, Obduction recaptures the wonder and nostalgic thrill of Myst and Riven. In its worst, it reminds us why adventure gaming was effectively dead for a decade.
by Joe Juba on Aug 30, 2016 at 6:59 AM
6.5

Poly Bridge Review – Troubled Bridge Over Water

Poly Bridge is more of a builder’s toolbox than a traditional game. Overcoming these engineering challenges is rewarding, but reaching the solution takes a lot of work.
by Ben Reeves on Aug 02, 2016 at 11:30 AM
7.5

Headlander Review – An Oddly Engaging Adventure

 It’s definitely weird, but this Metroid-style adventure is more than just its oddball concept.
by Jeff Cork on Jul 25, 2016 at 3:00 AM