Reviews

8.5

L.A. Noire Switch Review – The Gumshoe Diaries

The Switch port comes with a graphical hit, but the crime-solving is as compelling as ever. 
by Matt Bertz on Nov 21, 2017 at 3:46 PM
9

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Switch Review – A Glorious Return

Skyrim on the go is everything we hoped it'd be.
by Javy Gwaltney on Nov 16, 2017 at 5:00 AM
7

FIFA 18 Switch Review – It's Not In The Relegation Zone

This isn't an ill-formed castoff, but it's not a clear-cut victory, either.
by Matthew Kato on Oct 11, 2017 at 4:32 PM
7.5

NBA 2K18 Switch Review – An Up And Down Debut

Despite the drop in graphical fidelity, connectivity headaches when in handheld mode, and barren online modes, you’ll have a hard time finding a better basketball sim experience. 
by Matt Bertz on Oct 06, 2017 at 11:00 AM
8.75

FIFA 18 Review – Alex Hunter Makes His Mark Again

Seeing where Hunter’s story goes is a very compelling part of a game that otherwise feels very familiar.
by Matthew Kato on Sep 21, 2017 at 1:58 PM
9

NBA 2K18 Review – Making Another Run

Not all the shots NBA 2K18 takes are swishes, but its shooting percentage is high enough to once again recommend you step on the hardcourt.
by Matt Bertz on Sep 20, 2017 at 2:30 PM
8.75

Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 Review – A Tactical Change

The developer improves a vital component of the franchise without changing what was already great.
by Matthew Kato on Sep 12, 2017 at 4:59 PM
8

Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 Review – A Hardcore Encore

Guilty Gear's second update may not have much that's new, but what's already here is great.
by Suriel Vazquez on Jun 07, 2017 at 4:17 PM
9.25

Persona 5 Review – The Triumph Of Thievery

Persona 5 is an uncommonly complex, stylish, and satisfying RPG that is hard to put down. 
by Joe Juba on Mar 29, 2017 at 6:00 AM
8

The Last Guardian Review – A Giant On Unstable Ground

 A polished emotional core redeems The Last Guardian, because ultimately the game isn’t about pulling switches or jumping between ledges.
by Joe Juba on Dec 05, 2016 at 3:00 AM
8

King’s Quest: Chapter 5 Review – Graham’s Farewell Tour

In the final chapter of his story, our hero has to reconcile his determination to go on one last adventure with his fading memory and aging body.
by Jeff Cork on Oct 27, 2016 at 11:40 AM
5.75

WWE 2K17 Review – Wrestling With The Basics

WWE 2K17's core combat has improved, but
Yuke’s grappling skills still aren’t strong enough to make anyone other
than hardcore fans take notice.
by Ben Reeves on Oct 14, 2016 at 8:45 AM
6.5

King's Quest – Chapter 4 Review: A Puzzling Drop In Quality

Snow Place Like Home covers interesting dramatic territory, but the tedious and uninspired block puzzles are an anchor that yanks the rest of the game down.
by Jeff Cork on Sep 29, 2016 at 11:25 AM
8.75

FIFA 17 Review – The Start Of A Promising Career

The Journey has memorable moments and is an admirable first step worth experiencing alongside the series' customary modes and improving gameplay.
by Matthew Kato on Sep 23, 2016 at 7:09 AM
6.25

Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 8 Review – A Not So Thrilling Conclusion

The finale of Minecraft: Story Mode has some awesome action, but the story feels rushed
by Brian Shea on Sep 15, 2016 at 11:17 AM
9.25

PES 2017 Review – Form Is Temporary. Class Is Permanent

A wonderful outing this year takes the series to another level.
by Matthew Kato on Sep 13, 2016 at 11:15 AM
8

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II Review – Continuing To Impress And Surprise

Cold Steel II takes the cast and story in such interesting directions and provides so much to do that it’s hard to put down.
by Kimberley Wallace on Sep 07, 2016 at 8:57 AM
8

Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 7 Review – A Fun Foray Into Science Fiction

The penultimate episode of this season of Minecraft: Story Mode is the best since the conclusion of the Wither Storm saga.
by Brian Shea on Jul 27, 2016 at 9:26 AM
5

Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness Review – Drowning In Bad Decisions

Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness makes too many missteps to forgive.
by Kimberley Wallace on Jun 27, 2016 at 6:00 PM
8.5

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review – A Fun Expansion Of Star Wars' Canon

I never thought I would say this, but Star Wars fans should play a Lego game for new Star Wars canon.
by Andrew Reiner on Jun 27, 2016 at 10:01 AM