Reviews

Oddworld: Soulstorm Review – A Bad Batch Of Brew
5

Oddworld: Soulstorm Review – A Bad Batch Of Brew

Soulstorm retains the series' signature charm, but it's not enough to forgive its tedious and dated design as well its litany of swear-inducing technical issues.
by Marcus Stewart on Apr 15, 2021 at 2:51 PM
Lost Words: Beyond The Page Review – A Touching Tale Full Of Emotional Highs And Lows
7.75

Lost Words: Beyond The Page Review – A Touching Tale Full Of Emotional Highs And Lows

Lost Words: Beyond The Page is an interesting way to tell an interactive story, venturing into territory that isn’t often explored in video games.
by Kimberley Wallace on Apr 06, 2021 at 7:00 PM
Outriders Review – Chaos That Surprises In The Best Way
9

Outriders Review – Chaos That Surprises In The Best Way

Outriders lived up to every single expectation I had and then some.
by Liana Ruppert on Apr 06, 2021 at 6:47 PM
Narita Boy Review – Easier On The Eyes
7.75

Narita Boy Review – Easier On The Eyes

Narita Boy has more style than it knows what to do with and boasts a killer-looking world, but setbacks in gameplay can make it more fun to admire than to engage with.
by Marcus Stewart on Apr 06, 2021 at 5:02 PM
Disco Elysium: The Final Cut Review – Still A Superstar
9

Disco Elysium: The Final Cut Review – Still A Superstar

The Final Cut opens this strange world up to a wave of new superstar detectives on console, and the additions provide a rewarding return trip for the rest of us. 
by Joe Juba on Mar 31, 2021 at 11:30 AM
Evil Genius 2 Review – A Foiled Plan
7

Evil Genius 2 Review – A Foiled Plan

Inelegant systems and unsatisfying progression throw a wrench in the grand plans of this criminal mastermind.
by Joe Juba on Mar 29, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Devotion Review – An Exceptional And Frightening Homecoming
9

Devotion Review – An Exceptional And Frightening Homecoming

Devotion is terrifying experience backed by a compelling narrative that has a new lease on life after spending two years removed from sale. Horror fans would do well not to miss it a second time.
by Marcus Stewart on Mar 24, 2021 at 12:18 PM
It Takes Two Review – The Joys And Heartbreak Of Love
9.25

It Takes Two Review – The Joys And Heartbreak Of Love

Hazelight's cooperative adventure is clever, different, and loads of fun.
by Andrew Reiner on Mar 24, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Curse Of The Dead Gods Review – A Roguelite Lesson In Greed And Corruption
7.25

Curse Of The Dead Gods Review – Roguelite Lesson In Greed And Corruption

If you're looking for a more traditional roguelite experience, Curse of the Dead Gods is a solid adventure to jump right into.
by Liana Ruppert on Mar 19, 2021 at 5:25 PM
Mundaun Review – A Sketchy And Unsettling Neighborhood
7.75

Mundaun Review – A Sketchy And Unsettling Neighborhood

Mundaun has some rough edges, but an effective art style wrapped around solid frights and an intriguing mystery make for a respectable, if flawed, horror experience.
by Marcus Stewart on Mar 16, 2021 at 9:39 AM
Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time Review – Precision Platforming
8.5

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time Review – Precision Platforming

Now that Crash Bandicoot 4 has arrived on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and Switch, read how the game's challenging but fun platforming and entertaining new mask abilities make it a successful return to form.
by Ben Reeves on Mar 12, 2021 at 8:24 AM
Loop Hero Review – Refreshing Reiteration
8.5

Loop Hero Review – Refreshing Reiteration

A roguelite dungeon manager simulation that keeps you coming back for more, Loop Hero makes hours fly by.
by Daniel Tack on Mar 10, 2021 at 4:50 PM
Rogue Heroes: Ruins Of Tasos Review – Simple Pleasures
8

Rogue Heroes: Ruins Of Tasos Review – Simple Pleasures

A fun journey that taps into classic vibes with pixelated charm.
by Daniel Tack on Mar 02, 2021 at 2:45 PM
Yakuza: Like A Dragon Review – A New Hero Takes His Turn
9.25

Yakuza: Like A Dragon Review – A New Hero Takes His Turn

With the launch of Like A Dragon on PS5, read about how this fantastic turn-based RPG captures the essence of what came before while setting out on its own journey.
by Jeff Cork on Mar 01, 2021 at 2:15 PM
Maquette Review – Put On Your Shrinking Cap
7.75

Maquette Review – Put On Your Shrinking Cap

Explore recursive worlds within worlds. Change one thing in a model in front of you to affect the space around you.
by Ben Reeves on Mar 01, 2021 at 11:00 AM
Persona 5 Strikers Review – A Powerful Other Self
8.5

Persona 5 Strikers Review – A Powerful Other Self

Even if the action of Strikers is very different, the spirit and heart of the mainline series carries into this enjoyable sequel.
by Brian Shea on Feb 09, 2021 at 9:00 AM
Little Nightmares II Review – A Horrifying City For Lost Children
9.25

Little Nightmares II Review – A Horrifying City For Lost Children

This impressive follow-up builds on its predecessor with emotional gut punches and unnerving visuals that stick with you.
by Jeff Cork on Feb 09, 2021 at 9:00 AM
Olija Review – Cast Away Any Doubts
8.5

Olija Review – Cast Away Any Doubt

Tight gameplay, fun exploration, and an alluring atmosphere turn a disastrous voyage into a rewarding expedition.
by Marcus Stewart on Feb 05, 2021 at 1:55 PM
A Silver Bullet To The Heart
5

Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood Review – A Silver Bullet To The Heart

Shapeshifting between three forms brings a surprising lack of variety in this dull hack-and-slash game.
by Andrew Reiner on Feb 04, 2021 at 3:00 AM
The Medium Review – Grave New World
6.75

The Medium Review – Grave New World

This is a horror game with more tedium than tension.
by Ben Reeves on Jan 27, 2021 at 8:00 AM