Reviews

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
8.75

Total War: Warhammer Review – A Fantastic Fantasy Diversion

Total War: Warhammer is one of the best Total War games I’ve ever
played, and fans of either franchise should find themselves with a
winner here.
by Daniel Tack on May 19, 2016 at 3:00 AM
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

Cibele Review –The Complexities Of Love In The 21st Century

Cibele is an honest look at Internet communication, love, and sex.
by Kimberley Wallace on Nov 02, 2015 at 6:49 AM