Reviews

Pokémon Legends: Arceus Review – Learning Some New Moves
8.75

Pokémon Legends: Arceus Review – Learning Some New Moves

Pokémon Legends: Arceus charts an exciting new direction for the series, while still maintaining many of the core tenants that made Game Freak's franchise so beloved in the first place.
by Brian Shea on Jan 26, 2022 at 8:00 AM
Windjammers 2 Review – A Fading Adrenaline Rush
6.75

Windjammers 2 Review – A Fading Adrenaline Rush

Windjammers 2 gives existing fans more of the wacky disc hockey they love but not much else.
by Marcus Stewart on Jan 21, 2022 at 4:39 PM
Spelunky 2 Review – Enthralling Entropy
9

Spelunky 2 Review – Enthralling Entropy

Spelunky 2 is an addictive and chaotic experience that builds on the already exciting formula of the original.
by Brian Shea on Jan 13, 2022 at 5:01 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 Jan 12, 2022 at 1:41 PM
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 Jan 04, 2022 at 10:45 AM
Ruined King: A League Of Legends Story Review – Royal Pain
7

Ruined King: A League of Legends Story Review – Royal Pain

Ruined King: A League of Legends Story might impress fans with its nuanced combat systems, but beyond that, Riot Games’ latest RPG is a mediocre experience at best.
by Jason Guisao on Dec 21, 2021 at 8:01 AM
Death's Door Review – Reaping The Rewards
9

Death's Door Review – Reaping The Rewards

Death's Door marries fine-tuned hack n' slash action with a cool world ripe with secrets to unravel. The result is an entertaining, densely-packed trip to the other side.
by Marcus Stewart on Nov 23, 2021 at 8:49 AM
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond And Shining Pearl Review – Refurbished Gems
8.5

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond And Shining Pearl Review – Refurbished Gems

Pokemon's debut DS games have been remade on Switch with welcomed quality of life changes while staying close to the vision of the originals.
by John Carson on Nov 19, 2021 at 12:10 PM
Shin Megami Tensei V Review – Beauty In An Unforgiving World
8.25

Shin Megami Tensei V Review – Beauty In An Unforgiving World

Shin Megami Tensei V makes smart improvements to its already strong core, creating an entertaining and rewarding journey.
by Kimberley Wallace on Nov 11, 2021 at 7:09 PM
Mario Party Superstars Review – Reliable Party Tricks
8

Mario Party Superstars Review – Reliable Party Tricks

Mario Party Superstars is either a delightful stroll down memory lane or a great way to experience these games for the first time. No matter your history, it's a worthwhile celebration of the Mario Party franchise.
by Brian Shea on Oct 28, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy Review – Enthralling Space Madness
8.5

Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy Review – Enthralling Space Madness

Nonstop banter between the misfit superteam makes for a surprisingly fun time.
by Andrew Reiner on Oct 25, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl Review – Almost Ready For Slime Time
7

Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl Review – Almost Ready For Slime Time

Fighting with Nickelodeon's 'toon crew can be fun, but Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl lacks the magic of other platform fighters.
by John Carson on Oct 15, 2021 at 5:00 PM
The Good Life Review – Shoot For A Higher Standard Of Living
7

The Good Life Review – Shoot For A Higher Standard Of Living

The Good Life has fantastic moments of humorous absurdity, but the archaic design and overabundance of features get in the way of it living its best life.
by Jill Grodt on Oct 14, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Unsighted Review – The Ultimate 'Beat The Clock' Challenge
9

Unsighted Review – The Ultimate 'Beat The Clock' Challenge

Unsighted is an engrossing and action-packed race against time where everything you do impacts which of your friends survive who turns into monsters.
by Marcus Stewart on Oct 13, 2021 at 9:55 AM
Metroid Dread Review – Astro Dreadnought
9

Metroid Dread Review – Astro Dreadnought

After 19 years, Nintendo finally delivers an official sequel to Metroid Fusion that concludes Samus Aran's lifelong battle with a race of deadly alien organisms.
by Ben Reeves on Oct 06, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Hot Wheels Unleashed Review – Simple, Satisfying Speed
8

Hot Wheels Unleashed Review – Simple, Satisfying Speed

These tiny toy cars pack a big punch in this new racing game, in which excellent course design and a powerful sense of speed add up to a thrilling ride.
by Matt Miller on Oct 01, 2021 at 5:37 PM
NBA 2K22 Review – Minor But Compelling Roster Additions
7.75

NBA 2K22 Review – Minor But Compelling Roster Additions

NBA 2K22 may not feel significantly different from last year, but some bright spots make it more fun to play and set a promising foundation for the future.
by Kimberley Wallace on Sep 20, 2021 at 1:37 PM
Eastward Review – Pixel Paradise
8.5

Eastward Review – Pixel Paradise

A spectacular soundtrack and stunning sights await you on this vibrant journey.
by Daniel Tack on Sep 14, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Life Is Strange: True Colors Review – More Powerful In Life Lessons Than Supernatural Talents
8.5

Life is Strange: True Colors Review – More Powerful In Life Lessons Than Supernatural Talents

You’ll root for Alex Chen, and feel good about helping shape her path forward.
by Kimberley Wallace on Sep 08, 2021 at 11:00 AM
The Artful Escape Review – A Rocking Space Oddity
8.5

The Artful Escape Review – A Rocking Space Oddity

The Artful Escape is a gorgeous experience that makes you feel like a star, but challenge-seekers may need to look elsewhere.
by Jill Grodt on Sep 08, 2021 at 11:00 AM