Reviews

Hitman 3 Review – A Killer Conclusion
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Hitman 3 Review – A Killer Conclusion

Every mission in the final arc is a statement, demonstrating a mastery of level design and a willingness to subvert expectations laid out five years ago.
by Jeff Cork on Jan 19, 2021 at 7:00 AM
Alba: A Wildlife Adventure Review – A Good Deed
8

Alba: A Wildlife Adventure Review – A Good Deed

Alba: A Wildlife Adventure is a lighthearted and enjoyable lesson on the importance of conservation
by Marcus Stewart on Jan 08, 2021 at 4:21 PM
Ratropolis Review – Real-Time Rategy
8.5

Ratropolis Review – Real-Time Rategy

A satisfying romp as you restore glory to your rodent empire, defend against waves of flavorful foes, and recruit colorful companions.
by Daniel Tack on Jan 07, 2021 at 6:17 PM
Super Meat Boy Forever Review – Hardcore Hurdling
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Super Meat Boy Forever Review – Hardcore Hurdling

Super Meat Boy Forever’s simplified controls produce a bit of frustration, but this is a game that rewards pushing through the pain for the thrill that comes with completing a harrowing platforming sequence.
by Ben Reeves on Jan 07, 2021 at 6:00 PM
Call of the Sea Review - A Puzzling Island Escape
8.5

Call of the Sea Review - A Puzzling Island Escape

Call of the Sea's fascinating mystery is backed by clever puzzle-solving to make it an island worth exploring.
by Marcus Stewart on Dec 26, 2020 at 2:00 PM
Cyberpunk 2077 Last-Gen Review – A Tale Of Two Night Cities
5.5

Cyberpunk 2077 Last-Gen Review – A Tale Of Two Night Cities

Cyberpunk 2077 may shine on high-end PCs, but constant bugs and poorly rendered graphics make it a less-than-ideal experience on last-gen consoles.
by Jason Guisao on Dec 23, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Gears 5: Hivebusters Review – A Quick Blast Of Mayhem
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Gears 5: Hivebusters Review – A Quick Blast Of Mayhem

The cover-based firefights continue to satisfy in big ways.
by Andrew Reiner on Dec 15, 2020 at 4:14 PM
Cyberpunk 2077 Review – A Wild Time In Night City
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Cyberpunk 2077 Review – A Wild Time In Night City

The wait is worth it for CD Projekt Red's next open-world RPG, but it's an uneven playthrough that shines in particular areas and struggles in others.
by Andrew Reiner on Dec 07, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Haven Review – Love Conquers Some
7.75

Haven Review – Love Conquers Some

Sometimes Haven's rough patches are worth working through, but like any relationship, sometimes you’re just giving more than you’re getting.
by Joe Juba on Dec 03, 2020 at 8:00 AM
World Of Warcraft: Shadowlands Review – Old Ghosts And Bold Beginnings
8.75

World Of Warcraft: Shadowlands Review – Old Ghosts And Bold Beginnings

Shadowlands is a satisfying addition to the annals of World of Warcraft expansions, and with a robust and revamped leveling experience rolling out with it, it’s a great time to come back to the MMORPG that made the genre mainstream.
by Daniel Tack on Nov 30, 2020 at 6:45 PM
Immortals Fenyx Rising Review – Divine Inspiration
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Immortals Fenyx Rising Review – Divine Inspiration

Immortals Fenyx Rising draws inspiration from movies and other games to create a unique and exciting mythological journey worth embarking on.
by Brian Shea on Nov 30, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Destiny 2: Beyond Light Review – Smaller World, New Trajectory
7.75

Destiny 2: Beyond Light Review – Smaller World, New Trajectory

Beyond Light is a major turning point for the franchise in both story and gameplay, but the accompanying departure of older content diminishes the game in significant ways.
by Matt Miller on Nov 25, 2020 at 6:13 PM
Fuser Review – A Fresh Remix
8.75

Fuser Review – A Fresh Remix

Fuser is a magical music experience that will have you dreaming up new ways to incorporate different songs and sounds into your next creation.
by Brian Shea on Nov 20, 2020 at 1:58 PM
Dirt 5 Review – An Approachable And Exciting Off-Road Racer
8.5

Dirt 5 Review – An Approachable And Exciting Off-Road Racer

Dirt 5 offers a fun career mode and exciting community features, but lacks depth in its peripheral modes.
by Brian Shea on Nov 18, 2020 at 12:44 PM
Godfall Review – A Soulless Warrior
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Godfall Review – A Soulless Warrior

Loot is handled remarkably well and combat is fun, but the world, story, and missions don't have much of a pulse.
by Andrew Reiner on Nov 13, 2020 at 8:44 AM
Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Review – Mind Games And Motorized Mayhem
8.75

Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Review – Mind Games And Motorized Mayhem

Call of Duty goes back to the '80s with a captivating campaign.
by Daniel Tack on Nov 12, 2020 at 11:00 PM
Carto Review – Putting The Pieces Together
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Carto Review – Putting The Pieces Together

Rearrange pieces of the game map to forge your own path in this fun, challenging, and heartwarming puzzle adventure.
by Marcus Stewart on Nov 12, 2020 at 5:14 PM
The Pathless Review – A Liberating And Spirited Adventure
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The Pathless Review – A Liberating And Spirited Adventure

The Pathless is a wonderfully different game that makes you feel like you have ownership over the entire experience and are not being led along by a pre-scripted playbook.
by Andrew Reiner on Nov 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Review – Feast And Famine
7.5

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Review – Feast And Famine

Some trade-offs prevent Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin from delivering its full bounty, but you can still reap the benefits of its novel ideas.
by Joe Juba on Nov 09, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Bugsnax Review – Creative Nonsense
7

Bugsnax Review – Creative Nonsense

Young Horses has created a silly but heartfelt story and adventure game, but the creature-capturing gameplay never really hits its stride.
by Matt Miller on Nov 09, 2020 at 11:00 AM