Reviews

7.75

Trover Saves The Universe Review – Hilarious, Bizarre, And Familiar

The dialogue, story, and jokes are all well done, but the by-the-numbers gameplay delivers a familiar action/platforming experience, even in VR.
by Kyle Hilliard on May 28, 2019 at 10:00 AM
6

Layers Of Fear 2 Review – Surprise Over Sophistication

Layers of Fear 2 may excel at jolting you with quick scares, but the narrative and stakes are so obscure that real horror can’t take root.
by Joe Juba on May 24, 2019 at 8:00 AM
9.5

Dreams Review – Bringing Your Imagination To Life

Dreams’ robust design and sharing tools offer endless possibilities to creators and a growing tidal wave of fun, hilarious, and moving gameplay experiences for players.
by Jeff Marchiafava on May 21, 2019 at 5:58 PM
7.25

Life Is Strange 2: Episode 3 Review – A Fork In The Road

This new chapter in the Diaz brothers' journey has an explosive conclusion, but suffers from painfully stereotypical characters and poor pacing along the way.
by Elise Favis on May 21, 2019 at 3:33 PM
9

Observation Review - The Thrill Of Taking Back Control

Challenging puzzles and a fantastic plot make this horror adventure an unmissable game for fans of the genre.
by Javy Gwaltney on May 21, 2019 at 8:57 AM
7.25

Team Sonic Racing Review – Falling Short Of The Podium

Team Sonic Racing implements interesting ideas, but ultimately fails to stand out in the kart racing genre.
by Brian Shea on May 17, 2019 at 5:01 PM
7.5

A Plague Tale: Innocence Review – A Rat-infested Gem

A Plague Tale excels in its narrative and setting, but the moment-to-moment action is uninspired
by Ben Reeves on May 17, 2019 at 3:45 PM
7

Rage 2 Review - A Blunted Bloodbath

Classy combat and great guns carry an otherwise forgettable experience
by Daniel Tack on May 13, 2019 at 7:00 AM
8

Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark Review - A Tactical Tribute

Create the perfect team of adventurers for this strategic journey.
by Daniel Tack on May 10, 2019 at 5:01 PM
8

Shakedown: Hawaii Review – A Delightfully Hostile Takeover

Shakedown: Hawaii delivers a nice blast of classic arcade action and some solid laughs.
by Jeff Cork on May 10, 2019 at 9:54 AM
7.75

Days Gone Review – Surviving In A Divided World

Bend Studio sets up compelling and sometimes terrifying survival scenarios, but the story and open world don't come off as well.
by Matthew Kato on Apr 25, 2019 at 7:01 AM
8

Mortal Kombat 11 Review – A Disgusting Delight

Mortal Kombat 11 shines in its combat and story, but struggles in its delivery of loot.
by Andrew Reiner on Apr 24, 2019 at 3:47 PM
8.25

World War Z Review – Toppling Expectations

World War Z takes arguably the best part of the film and uses it to create a visually interesting gameplay mechanic that is horrifying to witness but fun to dismantle.
by Kyle Hilliard on Apr 19, 2019 at 4:40 PM
8

Heaven's Vault Review – Unearthing Ancient Mysteries

This adventure game centers around teaching you a hieroglyphic language and packages it into a fascinating world.
by Elise Favis on Apr 18, 2019 at 4:17 PM
5.75

My Time At Portia Review – Substandard Construction

Games like this are supposed to make chores fun and rewarding, but playing My Time at Portia feels more like actual work.
by Joe Juba on Apr 16, 2019 at 3:00 AM
7

Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain Review – Buggy In Every Way

Yuke's EDF debut focuses more on story than previous installments, but doesn't move the ant-blasting action forward.
by Andrew Reiner on Apr 11, 2019 at 7:14 AM
6

Dangerous Driving Review – Not All Collisions Are A Hit

Burnout creators' latest game mines the series' early history, but it struggles to find traction.
by Matthew Kato on Apr 08, 2019 at 4:09 PM
8.5

MLB The Show 19 Review – In The Hunt Again

After a down year, Sony delivers exciting new content and a host of fixes. The series is back on track.
by Andrew Reiner on Apr 01, 2019 at 4:47 PM
6

Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid Review – A Bland But Serviceable Fighter

Battle for the Grid has some decent animation, but the full package is as underwhelming as the Power Ranger games that came before it.
by Kyle Hilliard on Mar 29, 2019 at 4:45 PM
7.75

Tropico 6 Review – Creating A Cruel Paradise

While managing the needs of an ever-growing population is complicated, keeping everyone happy is even harder.
by Ben Reeves on Mar 29, 2019 at 10:00 AM