Reviews

Pac-Man 99 Review – A Great Game To Play While Doing Something Else
7.5

Pac-Man 99 Review – A Great Game To Play While Doing Something Else

A lack of any kind of tutorial is frustrating at first, but once you get the hang of the action, Pac-Man 99 is a fun way to fill lulls in your day
by Blake Hester on Apr 09, 2021 at 3:47 PM
Lost Words: Beyond The Page Review – A Touching Tale Full Of Emotional Highs And Lows
7.75

Lost Words: Beyond The Page Review – A Touching Tale Full Of Emotional Highs And Lows

Lost Words: Beyond The Page is an interesting way to tell an interactive story, venturing into territory that isn’t often explored in video games.
by Kimberley Wallace on Apr 06, 2021 at 7:00 PM
Narita Boy Review – Easier On The Eyes
7.75

Narita Boy Review – Easier On The Eyes

Narita Boy has more style than it knows what to do with and boasts a killer-looking world, but setbacks in gameplay can make it more fun to admire than to engage with.
by Marcus Stewart on Apr 06, 2021 at 5:02 PM
Disco Elysium: The Final Cut Review – Still A Superstar
9

Disco Elysium: The Final Cut Review – Still A Superstar

The Final Cut opens this strange world up to a wave of new superstar detectives on console, and the additions provide a rewarding return trip for the rest of us. 
by Joe Juba on Mar 31, 2021 at 11:30 AM
Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town Review – Simple Comfort Over Ambition
7.5

Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town Review – Simple Comfort Over Ambition

The core farming loop is still entertaining, but the rewards aren’t satisfying enough for the investment required to get them.
by Kimberley Wallace on Mar 25, 2021 at 3:26 PM
Monster Hunter Rise Review – Runt Of The Litter
7.75

Monster Hunter Rise Review – Runt Of The Litter

Monster Hunter Rise showcases its commitment to engaging combat with interesting new mechanics, but these changes aren't enough to differentiate it from previous titles.
by Jason Guisao on Mar 23, 2021 at 10:01 AM
Curse Of The Dead Gods Review – A Roguelite Lesson In Greed And Corruption
7.25

Curse Of The Dead Gods Review – Roguelite Lesson In Greed And Corruption

If you're looking for a more traditional roguelite experience, Curse of the Dead Gods is a solid adventure to jump right into.
by Liana Ruppert on Mar 19, 2021 at 5:25 PM
Mundaun Review – A Sketchy And Unsettling Neighborhood
7.75

Mundaun Review – A Sketchy And Unsettling Neighborhood

Mundaun has some rough edges, but an effective art style wrapped around solid frights and an intriguing mystery make for a respectable, if flawed, horror experience.
by Marcus Stewart on Mar 16, 2021 at 9:39 AM
Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time Review – Precision Platforming
8.5

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time Review – Precision Platforming

Now that Crash Bandicoot 4 has arrived on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and Switch, read how the game's challenging but fun platforming and entertaining new mask abilities make it a successful return to form.
by Ben Reeves on Mar 12, 2021 at 8:24 AM
Rogue Heroes: Ruins Of Tasos Review – Simple Pleasures
8

Rogue Heroes: Ruins Of Tasos Review – Simple Pleasures

A fun journey that taps into classic vibes with pixelated charm.
by Daniel Tack on Mar 02, 2021 at 2:45 PM
Bravely Default II Review – Switching Up The Grind
8

Bravely Default II Review – Switching Up The Grind

A love letter to a different time in role-playing history.
by Daniel Tack on Feb 25, 2021 at 7:00 AM
Ghosts 'N Goblins: Resurrection Review – The Beauty Of Nostalgia
9

Ghosts 'N Goblins: Resurrection Review – The Beauty Of Nostalgia

This retro revival is challenging, fun, and worth playing twice.
by Andrew Reiner on Feb 23, 2021 at 9:00 AM
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury Review – The Cat's Pajamas
9.25

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury Review – The Cat's Pajamas

By bundling one of the best 3D Mario games with an all-new adventure, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury is a compelling package for all fans of the Nintendo mascot.
by Brian Shea on Feb 10, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Persona 5 Strikers Review – A Powerful Other Self
8.5

Persona 5 Strikers Review – A Powerful Other Self

Even if the action of Strikers is very different, the spirit and heart of the mainline series carries into this enjoyable sequel.
by Brian Shea on Feb 09, 2021 at 9:00 AM
Little Nightmares II Review – A Horrifying City For Lost Children
9.25

Little Nightmares II Review – A Horrifying City For Lost Children

This impressive follow-up builds on its predecessor with emotional gut punches and unnerving visuals that stick with you.
by Jeff Cork on Feb 09, 2021 at 9:00 AM
Olija Review – Cast Away Any Doubts
8.5

Olija Review – Cast Away Any Doubt

Tight gameplay, fun exploration, and an alluring atmosphere turn a disastrous voyage into a rewarding expedition.
by Marcus Stewart on Feb 05, 2021 at 1:55 PM
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
Alba: A Wildlife Adventure Review – A Good Deed
8

Alba: A Wildlife Adventure Review – A Good Deed

Alba: A Wildlife Adventure is a lighthearted and enjoyable lesson on the importance of conservation
by Marcus Stewart on Jan 08, 2021 at 4:21 PM
Super Meat Boy Forever Review – Hardcore Hurdling
8

Super Meat Boy Forever Review – Hardcore Hurdling

Super Meat Boy Forever’s simplified controls produce a bit of frustration, but this is a game that rewards pushing through the pain for the thrill that comes with completing a harrowing platforming sequence.
by Ben Reeves on Jan 07, 2021 at 6:00 PM