Reviews

8.5

Gears 5 Review – Holding The Line

The Coalition's second tour of duty with Gears of War is a success, delivering some of the series' best firefights.
by Andrew Reiner on Sep 04, 2019 at 8:01 AM
8

Knights And Bikes Review – An Adorable Ride

Knights and Bikes successfully captures child-like wonder and fun in an unabashedly wholesome adventure – with just the right amount of danger.
by Joe Juba on Sep 03, 2019 at 4:30 PM
7

Blair Witch Review – Walking Around In Circles

Blair Witch ends on a high note, but you need to endure plenty of nonsense to get there.
by Jeff Cork on Aug 30, 2019 at 9:00 AM
8.5

Wreckfest Review – Why Race When You Can Destroy

Bugbear Entertainment's latest racing experience is all about aggressive driving and smashing cars to bits.
by Andrew Reiner on Aug 29, 2019 at 5:19 PM
8.5

Remnant: From The Ashes Review – Burning Bright And Fading Fast

Strong systems and a satisfying gameplay loop give Remnant: From The Ashes a powerful foundation, even if the experience is mired by repetitive and uninteresting bosses.
by Daniel Tack on Aug 29, 2019 at 11:55 AM
7

The Dark Pictures: Man Of Medan Review – Big Scares, Little Substance

Supermassive Games' followup to Until Dawn will make you jump out of your seat, but lacks a fun story to follow.
by Andrew Reiner on Aug 28, 2019 at 8:59 AM
5.5

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Review – Beautiful Concepts And Disastrous Execution

An ambitious idea ultimately falls flat, as the rewards simply don't match a continuous stream of frustration and tedium.
by Matt Miller on Aug 26, 2019 at 6:00 PM
8.75

Control Review – A Heady Power Trip

Your greatest weapon isn’t the one in your hand. It’s the one in your head.
by Ben Reeves on Aug 26, 2019 at 9:42 AM
7.5

Oninaki Review – Floating Between Life And Death

This is an action/RPG full of highs and lows, with erratic swings between the two extremes that had me loving it one minute and hating it the next.
by Joe Juba on Aug 23, 2019 at 1:55 PM
9

Telling Lies Review – A Compelling Web Of Deceit

Phenomenal acting and a deep central mystery make this voyeuristic adventure game something special.
by Elise Favis on Aug 21, 2019 at 11:30 AM
7.25

Rad Review – Exciting Abilities With Random Frustrations

Frustrating lows and and exciting highs are typical of the rogue-like genre, and in many ways Rad sticks close to the rogue script, but it does manage to set itself apart with its leveling mechanics.
by Kyle Hilliard on Aug 16, 2019 at 9:14 AM
9

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Review – In The Land Of Gods And Monsters

Fantastic attention to detail, wondrous environments, big bosses, and magnificent music make this one of the best Final Fantasy offerings.
by Daniel Tack on Aug 15, 2019 at 1:32 PM
9

Ion Fury Review – More Than A Blast From The Past

This retro shooter lives beyond its nostalgic ambitions to become a fantastic, timeless FPS experience.
by Javy Gwaltney on Aug 14, 2019 at 8:57 AM
8

Age of Wonders: Planetfall Review – An Empire Forged In War

Planetfall’s strategy systems are complex and routine, but managing your armies is the fun kind of complex.
by Ben Reeves on Aug 09, 2019 at 3:22 PM
7.5

Madden NFL 20 Review – Coming Up Short

New features can only do so much for a series that needs work in multiple areas.
by Matthew Kato on Aug 05, 2019 at 1:05 PM
5

The Church In The Darkness Review – Beware Of False Prophets

Like the in-game cult it focuses on, The Church in the Darkness is based on solid ideas. The implementation of those ideas is where things start to fall apart.
by Jeff Marchiafava on Aug 02, 2019 at 3:09 PM
8.5

Wolfenstein: Youngblood Review – Making The Best Of Change

Youngblood takes some new risks for the series that pay off handsomely.
by Javy Gwaltney on Jul 25, 2019 at 7:01 AM
7

They Are Billions Review (Console) - A Diminished Dance With The Dead

Defend yourself from swarms of vicious zombies, but use a mouse and keyboard.
by Daniel Tack on Jul 23, 2019 at 3:18 PM
8

They Are Billions Review (PC) - Turning Back The Fetid Tide

Defend your colony against an endless supply of the dangerous dead.
by Daniel Tack on Jul 23, 2019 at 3:03 PM
6

Stranger Things 3: The Game Review – Unearned Nostalgia

The combat doesn’t ask much of the player and the mission structure underwhelms. If you want to experience the events of Stranger Things’ third season, you’re better off sticking to the source material.
by Kyle Hilliard on Jul 15, 2019 at 3:45 PM