Reviews

8

Roundguard Review – Roguish Charm

Wonderbelly riffs off Peggle and rogue-like dungeon crawlers, and manages to find some of the most addictive elements of both.
by Matt Miller on Mar 25, 2020 at 6:23 PM
9.25

Doom Eternal Review – Bloody Brilliant

The slayer is in rare form in this sequel, wielding an expended arsenal and more acrobatic moves.
by Andrew Reiner on Mar 18, 2020 at 5:26 PM
9

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Review – A Wholesome Island Oasis

Looking for a soothing staycation in these troubled times? Welcome home.
by Jeff Cork on Mar 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM
8.5

Bloodroots Review – A Symphony Of Combos And Casualties

This unique action game is all about precision and making huge chains of kills. It's a riot.
by Andrew Reiner on Feb 27, 2020 at 8:00 AM
6

Kunai Review – Swinging Low

With various weapons, mobility enhancements, and a sprawling series of connected maps, Kunai appears to have all the right components, but they aren’t assembled into a cohesive whole.
by Joe Juba on Feb 12, 2020 at 12:40 PM
6.5

AO Tennis 2 Review – Too Many Unforced Errors

Developer Big Ant keeps improving the series' career mode, but the gameplay is what really needs the work.
by Matthew Kato on Feb 11, 2020 at 1:57 PM
6.25

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics Review – Missing The Magic

Inspired by classic grid-based strategy affairs, this tie-in game to the recent show fails to capture the whimsical tone and narrative flair of its source material.
by Matt Miller on Feb 06, 2020 at 5:12 PM
9

Children Of Morta Review – Family Matters

Developer Dead Mage has created an action/RPG that succeeds in story, combat, leveling, and the bond formed in a family.
by Andrew Reiner on Feb 01, 2020 at 11:05 AM
8.5

Kentucky Route Zero Review – A Surreal Road Trip

Kentucky Route Zero is delightfully weird. It is focused intently on ideas rather than traditional puzzles or obstacles – but as a piece of interactive art, it’s poignant and enthralling.
by Joe Juba on Jan 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM
8.25

To The Moon Review – New Moon, Same Cycle

To the Moon may be light on gameplay, but it is a storytelling powerhouse that explores the themes of love and regret.
by Ben Reeves on Jan 15, 2020 at 6:14 PM
7.75

SaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions Review – A Refreshing Yet Flawed Adventure

This unconventional RPG has great ideas, but some flaws hold it back.
by Kimberley Wallace on Jan 08, 2020 at 5:43 PM
7.5

Shovel Knight Showdown Review – Digging Down

Shovel Knight Showdown is a fun game to play with friends in short bursts, but a shallow pool of content causes the fun to diminish at a rapid rate.
by Brian Shea on Dec 17, 2019 at 11:01 AM
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
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
8.75

Pokémon Sword & Shield Review – Maxing Out The Pokémon Formula

Pokémon Sword & Shield deliver a new generation of creatures to capture throughout a consistently enjoyable adventure.
by Brian Shea on Nov 13, 2019 at 8:00 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
8.5

Luigi's Mansion 3 Review – Frights And Delights

Luigi's Mansion 3 is a fun ghost-hunting adventure regardless of your experience with the franchise.
by Brian Shea on Oct 28, 2019 at 9:00 AM
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