Reviews

8.75

Arise: A Simple Story Review – Beauty In Heartbreak

Even with some iffy platforming, Arise is an emotional tour de force, exploring themes of memory, romance, family, and grief, along with how they all tie together.
by Matt Miller on Dec 10, 2019 at 5:25 PM
8.75

Mosaic Review – The Absurdity Of Life

Mosaic gives meaning to the meaningless; it’s existential nihilism in digital form. It's lovely.
by Matthew Kato on Dec 06, 2019 at 4:19 PM
8.5

Life Is Strange 2 Review – Setting A Good Example

Over the last year, Life is Strange 2 has been quietly weaving a powerful and sincere narrative experience that admirably carries on the series’ legacy.
by Joe Juba on Dec 05, 2019 at 4:50 PM
6.5

Darksiders Genesis Review – Exodus Of Excitement

Darksiders Genesis repackages many of the series' signature aspects into a new container, but this delivery is filled with more packing peanuts than presents.
by Ben Reeves on Dec 04, 2019 at 10:00 AM
6

Shenmue III Review – Pained Nostalgia

After 18 years, Ryo is back and he hasn't learned a thing in his time away.
by Andrew Reiner on Nov 26, 2019 at 1:00 PM
7.5

Superliminal Review – A Matter Of Perspective

Superliminal is a puzzle game that attempts to explore those feelings and the fuzzy logic that only exists inside our dreams.
by Ben Reeves on Nov 21, 2019 at 1:50 PM
8.75

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Review – A Turbulent Thrill Ride

Respawn Entertainment's maiden voyage with Star Wars is largely a success, but it's a little rough around the edges.
by Andrew Reiner on Nov 14, 2019 at 11:00 PM
7.75

Need For Speed Heat Review – The Return Of The Reboot

There's plenty to do in Palm City – night or day – in this solid entry in the series.
by Matthew Kato on Nov 13, 2019 at 2:33 PM
7.75

Plants Vs. Zombies: Battle For Neighborville – Mindless Mayhem

Battle for Neighborville delivers exciting competitive and cooperative multiplayer, but an overly complicated economy and inconsistent PvE elements take away from the experience.
by Brian Shea on Nov 06, 2019 at 2:19 PM
7

Death Stranding Review – The Wanderer

The game bears the unmistakable mark of its creator, but doesn't leave enough for players to enjoy.
by Matthew Kato on Nov 01, 2019 at 2:01 AM
8.75

Lonely Mountains: Downhill Review – Serene Velocity

This mountain biking game blends an idyllic nature aesthetic with tight arcade action to create a surprisingly thrilling adventure.
by Matt Miller on Oct 31, 2019 at 2:50 PM
7.75

Afterparty Review – Worth The Hangover

Afterparty has plenty of lighthearted moments, but you'll stay at the party for the meaningful conversations.
by Kimberley Wallace on Oct 27, 2019 at 11:00 PM
8.75

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Review – A New Theater Of War

This annualized series continues to pound out excitement, but this time in ways you may not expect.
by Andrew Reiner on Oct 24, 2019 at 7:59 PM
6.5

MediEvil Review – Leave The Skeletons In The Closet

It may look like a fairly modern release, but it plays like a troubled game from the '90s.
by Andrew Reiner on Oct 24, 2019 at 12:15 PM
9.25

The Outer Worlds Review – Good Company

The Outer Worlds finds inspiring success despite some rough edges, much like the team of space-faring adventurers it follows.
by Joe Juba on Oct 22, 2019 at 8:00 AM
8.5

Yooka-Laylee And The Impossible Lair Review – A Fresh Perspective

This great 2D platformer delivers a crowd-pleasing adventure regardless of when you started enjoying the genre.
by Brian Shea on Oct 16, 2019 at 2:00 PM
8

The Legend of Heroes: Trails Of Cold Steel III Review – A Satisfying Class Reunion

With great combat, an engrossing narrative, and a charming cast, Cold Steel III has all the makings of a great RPG.
by Kimberley Wallace on Oct 15, 2019 at 2:00 AM
9

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Review – Setting The Stage

Bungie's latest release is a good expansion on its own, but the way it sets the stage for the future of the Destiny franchise is its most impressive feat.
by Matt Miller on Oct 09, 2019 at 5:10 PM
6

Ghost Recon Breakpoint Review – The Soul Of A Drone

Ubisoft's newest open-world experience struggles to deliver reliable combat and interesting things to do.
by Andrew Reiner on Oct 08, 2019 at 10:20 AM
7

Grid Review – The Retread Reboot

This reboot from Codemasters lacks the ambition that a good racer needs to get to the front.
by Matthew Kato on Oct 08, 2019 at 3:00 AM