Reviews

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Layers Of Fear 2 Review – Surprise Over Sophistication

Layers of Fear 2 may excel at jolting you with quick scares, but the narrative and stakes are so obscure that real horror can’t take root.
by Joe Juba on May 24, 2019 at 8:00 AM
7.25

Life Is Strange 2: Episode 3 Review – A Fork In The Road

This new chapter in the Diaz brothers' journey has an explosive conclusion, but suffers from painfully stereotypical characters and poor pacing along the way.
by Elise Favis on May 21, 2019 at 3:33 PM
9

Observation Review - The Thrill Of Taking Back Control

Challenging puzzles and a fantastic plot make this horror adventure an unmissable game for fans of the genre.
by Javy Gwaltney on May 21, 2019 at 8:57 AM
8.5

Total War: Three Kingdoms Review - Elegantly Embellishing An Era

A captivating dive into warfare and political intrigue.
by Daniel Tack on May 20, 2019 at 2:38 PM
7.25

Team Sonic Racing Review – Falling Short Of The Podium

Team Sonic Racing implements interesting ideas, but ultimately fails to stand out in the kart racing genre.
by Brian Shea on May 17, 2019 at 5:01 PM
7.5

A Plague Tale: Innocence Review – A Rat-infested Gem

A Plague Tale excels in its narrative and setting, but the moment-to-moment action is uninspired
by Ben Reeves on May 17, 2019 at 3:45 PM
7

Rage 2 Review - A Blunted Bloodbath

Classy combat and great guns carry an otherwise forgettable experience
by Daniel Tack on May 13, 2019 at 7:00 AM
6

Astrologaster Review — A Dim Glow

Astrologaster is worth checking out if you want to learn more about Elizabethan history and medicine, but it doesn't provide a compelling story.
by Joe Juba on May 10, 2019 at 5:20 PM
8

Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark Review - A Tactical Tribute

Create the perfect team of adventurers for this strategic journey.
by Daniel Tack on May 10, 2019 at 5:01 PM
8

Shakedown: Hawaii Review – A Delightfully Hostile Takeover

Shakedown: Hawaii delivers a nice blast of classic arcade action and some solid laughs.
by Jeff Cork on May 10, 2019 at 9:54 AM
8

Supraland Review – Little Guy, Big World, Great Puzzles

Supraland's production values are underwhelming, but it overcomes those shortcomings by offering fantastic puzzle design and a big world that rewards exploration at a steady clip.
by Kyle Hilliard on May 02, 2019 at 4:15 PM
8

Mortal Kombat 11 Review – A Disgusting Delight

Mortal Kombat 11 shines in its combat and story, but struggles in its delivery of loot.
by Andrew Reiner on Apr 24, 2019 at 3:47 PM
8.25

World War Z Review – Toppling Expectations

World War Z takes arguably the best part of the film and uses it to create a visually interesting gameplay mechanic that is horrifying to witness but fun to dismantle.
by Kyle Hilliard on Apr 19, 2019 at 4:40 PM
8

Heaven's Vault Review – Unearthing Ancient Mysteries

This adventure game centers around teaching you a hieroglyphic language and packages it into a fascinating world.
by Elise Favis on Apr 18, 2019 at 4:17 PM
7.75

Katana Zero Review – A Sharp And Dull Blade

Katana Zero can be a satisfying and stylish action/puzzle hybrid, but the effect diminishes the longer you play.
by Joe Juba on Apr 18, 2019 at 9:00 AM
5.75

My Time At Portia Review – Substandard Construction

Games like this are supposed to make chores fun and rewarding, but playing My Time at Portia feels more like actual work.
by Joe Juba on Apr 16, 2019 at 3:00 AM
8.5

Operencia: The Stolen Sun Review – A Refreshing And Digestible Dungeon Crawler

Zen Studios updates a classic genre with clever puzzles and Hungarian folklore.
by Jeff Marchiafava on Apr 12, 2019 at 1:04 PM
7.25

Vacation Simulator Review – A Modest Virtual Sabbatical

You have more to do and are a more active participant in the Job Simulator follow-up, but it still feels like an experience best-suited to VR newcomers, which can be good and bad.
by Kyle Hilliard on Apr 09, 2019 at 10:00 AM
6

The World Next Door Review – All Style, No Substance

Pretty visuals can only get you so far...
by Kimberley Wallace on Apr 08, 2019 at 4:31 PM
6

Dangerous Driving Review – Not All Collisions Are A Hit

Burnout creators' latest game mines the series' early history, but it struggles to find traction.
by Matthew Kato on Apr 08, 2019 at 4:09 PM