Reviews

9

The Division 2 Review – A Live-Service Shooter Done Right

Thrilling combat, a great loot loop, and a strong endgame elevate this Tom Clancy shooter to new heights.
by Matt Bertz on Mar 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM
8

One Piece: World Seeker Review – King Of The One Piece Games

In terms of open-world game design, World Seeker isn’t an innovator, but it borrows and re-imagines familiar mechanics well (from the Batman: Arkham games, in particular) and proves why they are perfect for the One Piece universe.
by Kyle Hilliard on Mar 13, 2019 at 9:00 AM
8.5

Devil May Cry 5 Review – A Stylish Return To Form

This entry has the series’ signature over-the-top style, but not all of the additions feel like steps forward.
by Joe Juba on Mar 06, 2019 at 10:00 AM
7.25

Trials Rising Review – Stuck In The Mud

Excellent physics-based mechanics remain intact, but a frustrating progression grind puts the brakes on fun.
by Matt Miller on Mar 05, 2019 at 1:25 PM
6.75

The Occupation Review – Stumbling In The Dark

A fantastic story is buried too deep within The Occupation's dull stealth gameplay and technical issues.
by Javy Gwaltney on Mar 04, 2019 at 7:58 AM
6

The Lego Movie 2 Videogame Review – Falling Apart

The game adaptation struggles to find a pulse and ends up being a repetitive bore.
by Andrew Reiner on Mar 01, 2019 at 6:44 PM
6.75

Dead Or Alive 6 Review – A Low Blow

Dead or Alive 6 sports a robust fighting system, but the framework around it doesn’t capitalize on that.
by Suriel Vazquez on Mar 01, 2019 at 1:00 PM
8

ToeJam & Earl: Back In The Groove Review – Funky In All The Right Ways

Back in the Groove refreshes what made the original such an oddball delight.
by Jeff Cork on Feb 28, 2019 at 1:59 PM
8.25

Ape Out Review – A New Kind Of Ape Escape

Ape Out's brand of colorful, ultraviolet action makes for a great time.
by Javy Gwaltney on Feb 28, 2019 at 7:59 AM
7

Anthem Review – Grinding Gears

BioWare's cooperative shooter soars with combat but struggles with story.
by Andrew Reiner on Feb 26, 2019 at 5:55 PM
8.75

Dirt Rally 2.0 Review – Staying Focused

Codemasters delivers another captivating rally title that will have you swearing in fear and delight.
by Matthew Kato on Feb 19, 2019 at 1:37 PM
6

Jump Force Review – Super Smash Blunders

For all the harm the middling presentation does to Jump Force, the fighting does have satisfying explosive moments and the online versus mode does work well.
by Kyle Hilliard on Feb 15, 2019 at 4:30 PM
6

Crackdown 3 Review – With Great Powers Come Great Predictability

It’s not bad, but this long-awaited sequel is a bland and uninspired time capsule of a game.
by Jeff Cork on Feb 15, 2019 at 11:48 AM
7

Far Cry New Dawn Review – A Paint-By-Numbers Sequel

While the neon-hued flora and mutated fauna successfully shake up the landscape, the superficial progression changes and formulaic story do little to accentuate this new coat of paint.
by Jeff Marchiafava on Feb 14, 2019 at 5:00 AM
8.75

Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Review – Taking The Planet By Storm

In Firaxis’ second expansion, players must endure mother nature’s temperamental streak.
by Ben Reeves on Feb 13, 2019 at 5:00 PM
8.75

Metro Exodus Review – Stepping Out Of The Shadows

Metro Exodus mostly succeeds in its ambitions, making it easy to recommend to both newcomers and series fans alike.
by Matt Bertz on Feb 13, 2019 at 8:59 AM
9.25

Apex Legends Review – Embracing The New Frontier

Apex Legends is a masterful battle royale that raises the bar for the genre and free-to-play games
by Javy Gwaltney on Feb 08, 2019 at 6:45 PM
8.75

Sunless Skies Review - Stories That Soar Above

Sunless Skies is an awesome, immersive ride for lovers of imaginative fiction and horror-laden exploration.
by Daniel Tack on Feb 07, 2019 at 10:50 AM
9.25

Wargroove Review – Inheriting The Throne

Wargroove is a fantastic tactics game that builds and iterates on the genre in clever ways.
by Suriel Vazquez on Jan 30, 2019 at 8:00 AM
9.25

Slay The Spire Review - A Dazzling Dungeon Dive

Climb the deadly spire again and again.
by Daniel Tack on Jan 25, 2019 at 4:40 PM