Reviews

Cyber Shadow Review – A War Of Attrition
7.5

Cyber Shadow Review - A War Of Attrition

Cyber Shadow will beat you down and has its share of flaws, but solid fun awaits those willing to press on.
by Marcus Stewart on Jan 25, 2021 at 8:50 AM
Hitman 3 Review – A Killer Conclusion
9

Hitman 3 Review – A Killer Conclusion

Every mission in the final arc is a statement, demonstrating a mastery of level design and a willingness to subvert expectations laid out five years ago.
by Jeff Cork on Jan 19, 2021 at 7:00 AM
Cyberpunk 2077 Last-Gen Review – A Tale Of Two Night Cities
5.5

Cyberpunk 2077 Last-Gen Review – A Tale Of Two Night Cities

Cyberpunk 2077 may shine on high-end PCs, but constant bugs and poorly rendered graphics make it a less-than-ideal experience on last-gen consoles.
by Jason Guisao on Dec 23, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Cyberpunk 2077 Review – A Wild Time In Night City
9

Cyberpunk 2077 Review – A Wild Time In Night City

The wait is worth it for CD Projekt Red's next open-world RPG, but it's an uneven playthrough that shines in particular areas and struggles in others.
by Andrew Reiner on Dec 07, 2020 at 11:00 AM
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
NBA 2K21 Review – New Polish On The Court
8

NBA 2K21 Review – New Polish On The Court

The full-team on-court action plays the best it ever has, and the graphical leap is impressive to boot, but it still comes up short in some key areas.
by Kimberley Wallace on Nov 20, 2020 at 6:47 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
Godfall Review – A Soulless Warrior
7

Godfall Review – A Soulless Warrior

Loot is handled remarkably well and combat is fun, but the world, story, and missions don't have much of a pulse.
by Andrew Reiner on Nov 13, 2020 at 8:44 AM
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
Demon's Souls Review – Hello Dark Souls, My Old Friend
9.25

Demon's Souls Review – Hello Dark Souls, My Old Friend

Bluepoint serves up a scintillating remake of FromSoftware's classic.
by Daniel Tack on Nov 12, 2020 at 5:35 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
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
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
Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition Review – Keeping The Tradition Alive
8.5

Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition Review – Keeping The Tradition Alive

Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition is the best way to play an already-good game, but the fine-tuning doesn’t elevate the experience to new heights.
by Joe Juba on Nov 09, 2020 at 9:00 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
Astro's Playroom Review – A Welcome Celebration
8

Astro's Playroom Review – A Welcome Celebration

Astro’s Playroom is much more than a tutorial. It’s a joyful and polished platformer that ushers in a new generation of PlayStation hardware with a big smile.
by Joe Juba on Nov 06, 2020 at 7:00 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