Reviews

Haven Review – Love Conquers Some
7.75

Haven Review – Love Conquers Some

Sometimes Haven's rough patches are worth working through, but like any relationship, sometimes you’re just giving more than you’re getting.
by Joe Juba on Dec 03, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Immortals Fenyx Rising Review – Divine Inspiration
9

Immortals Fenyx Rising Review – Divine Inspiration

Immortals Fenyx Rising draws inspiration from movies and other games to create a unique and exciting mythological journey worth embarking on.
by Brian Shea on Nov 30, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Destiny 2: Beyond Light Review – Smaller World, New Trajectory
7.75

Destiny 2: Beyond Light Review – Smaller World, New Trajectory

Beyond Light is a major turning point for the franchise in both story and gameplay, but the accompanying departure of older content diminishes the game in significant ways.
by Matt Miller on Nov 25, 2020 at 6:13 PM
Fuser Review – A Fresh Remix
8.75

Fuser Review – A Fresh Remix

Fuser is a magical music experience that will have you dreaming up new ways to incorporate different songs and sounds into your next creation.
by Brian Shea on Nov 20, 2020 at 1:58 PM
Dirt 5 Review – An Approachable And Exciting Off-Road Racer
8.5

Dirt 5 Review – An Approachable And Exciting Off-Road Racer

Dirt 5 offers a fun career mode and exciting community features, but lacks depth in its peripheral modes.
by Brian Shea on Nov 18, 2020 at 12:44 PM
Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Review – Mind Games And Motorized Mayhem
8.75

Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Review – Mind Games And Motorized Mayhem

Call of Duty goes back to the '80s with a captivating campaign.
by Daniel Tack on Nov 12, 2020 at 11:00 PM
Carto Review – Putting The Pieces Together
8

Carto Review – Putting The Pieces Together

Rearrange pieces of the game map to forge your own path in this fun, challenging, and heartwarming puzzle adventure.
by Marcus Stewart on Nov 12, 2020 at 5:14 PM
Sackboy: A Big Adventure Review – A Delightful Companion Piece
8

Sackboy: A Big Adventure Review – A Delightful Companion Piece

It doesn’t reinvent the genre, but Sackboy: A Big Adventure is a wonderful platformer that takes what’s come before, sprinkles in its trademark aesthetic, and shakes things up enough to feel fresh and exciting.
by Jeff Cork on Nov 12, 2020 at 10:52 AM
Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory Review – The Power Of Music
8

Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory Review – The Power Of Music

While not without its faults, Melody of Memory is a refreshing way to look back at Kingdom Hearts’ long journey thus far.
by Kimberley Wallace on Nov 12, 2020 at 5:00 AM
The Pathless Review – A Liberating And Spirited Adventure
8

The Pathless Review – A Liberating And Spirited Adventure

The Pathless is a wonderfully different game that makes you feel like you have ownership over the entire experience and are not being led along by a pre-scripted playbook.
by Andrew Reiner on Nov 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Review – Feast And Famine
7.5

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Review – Feast And Famine

Some trade-offs prevent Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin from delivering its full bounty, but you can still reap the benefits of its novel ideas.
by Joe Juba on Nov 09, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Bugsnax Review – Creative Nonsense
7

Bugsnax Review – Creative Nonsense

Young Horses has created a silly but heartfelt story and adventure game, but the creature-capturing gameplay never really hits its stride.
by Matt Miller on Nov 09, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Assassin's Creed Valhalla Review – A Saga Worthy Of Song
9.25

Assassin's Creed Valhalla Review – A Saga Worthy Of Song

With an engaging combination of combat, exploration, and crafted story content, this Viking legend is an epic with a little something for everyone.
by Joe Juba on Nov 09, 2020 at 5:01 AM
Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Review – An Electrifying Second Act
9

Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Review – An Electrifying Second Act

The new Spider-Man's adventure is shorter and more focused, but is still an exhilarating blast.
by Andrew Reiner on Nov 06, 2020 at 7:00 AM
Yakuza: Like A Dragon Review – A New Hero Takes His Turn
9.25

Yakuza: Like A Dragon Review – A New Hero Takes His Turn

It’s a new direction for the series, but Like a Dragon captures the essence of what came before while setting out on its own journey.
by Jeff Cork on Nov 04, 2020 at 7:20 AM
Visage Review — Awesome Apprehension
8.75

Visage Review — Awesome Apprehension

Explore a truly terrifying haunted house.
by Daniel Tack on Nov 03, 2020 at 4:15 PM
The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope Review – Inconsistent Magic
7.5

The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope Review – Inconsistent Magic

Little Hope tells a fascinating tale, but lackluster gameplay, predictable scares, and performance issues hold it back from greatness.
by Kimberley Wallace on Oct 29, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Watch Dogs: Legion Review – A Successful Team-Building Exercise
9

Watch Dogs: Legion Review – A Successful Team-Building Exercise

Whether you're controlling a trained super spy or a gassy grandmother, Watch Dogs: Legion is a ton of fun.
by Marcus Stewart on Oct 28, 2020 at 6:01 AM
Amnesia: Rebirth Review – The Fine Line Between Fear And Frustration
7.5

Amnesia: Rebirth Review – The Fine Line Between Fear And Frustration

Amnesia: Rebirth is incredibly intense, but its puzzle design is equally terrifying.
by Ben Reeves on Oct 19, 2020 at 8:00 AM
NHL 21 Review – A Playoff Hopeful
7.5

NHL 21 Review – A Playoff Hopeful

For now, NHL 21 gets the job done, especially if you want to play a fancier, flashier game.
by Kimberley Wallace on Oct 16, 2020 at 5:30 PM