Reviews

6

Desert Child Review – Just Scraping By

An interesting concept can't quite carry this racing/simulation hybrid across the finish line.
by Joe Juba on Dec 12, 2018 at 4:15 PM
8

Just Cause 4 Review – An Explosive Sandbox Of Possibilities

Like any good sandbox game, Just Cause 4 gives you the freedom to make your own fun, and has kept me experimenting and entertained for hours after the credits rolled.
by Jeff Marchiafava on Dec 11, 2018 at 1:25 PM
6.5

The Council Review – The Wrong Side Of History

The Council has an alluring premise with interesting choices and consequences. However, it falls apart with absurd plot twists, tedious backtracking, and unexciting puzzles.
by Kimberley Wallace on Dec 06, 2018 at 4:34 PM
7.5

Mutant Year Zero: Road To Eden Review – A Strange Mutation

Mutant Year Zero also carves out its own niche in the turn-based strategy genre, but a limited scope and bafflingly abrupt ending mar the experience.
by Jeff Marchiafava on Dec 05, 2018 at 12:05 PM
8

Darksiders III Review – A Quality Experience From Another Age

What Darksiders III lacks in production values, it makes up for with good design.
by Kyle Hilliard on Nov 26, 2018 at 5:00 AM
6

Fallout 76 Review – Over Encumbered

Fallout 76 is easy game to lose yourself in, as meaningful discoveries are everywhere. But those moments are often destroyed by glitches, crashes, and technical issues.
by Andrew Reiner on Nov 21, 2018 at 6:22 PM
8

Battlefield V Review – Hedge Warfare

Battlefield V feels more iterative than innovative, partially because so many of its touted features are still missing.
by Matt Bertz on Nov 16, 2018 at 1:55 PM
4.5

Overkill’s The Walking Dead Review – A Camp Not Worth Defending

Don't open the door to this deeply flawed take on first-person cooperative survival.
by Matt Miller on Nov 14, 2018 at 3:42 PM
8.5

Spyro Reignited Trilogy Review – Purple Reign

All three games withstand the test of time and remain fun to play.
by Andrew Reiner on Nov 12, 2018 at 7:59 AM
8

Hitman 2 Review – A Worthy Investment For Expert Executioners

Like Agent 47 himself, Hitman 2 doesn’t take a lot of chances – instead it continues honing its underlying formula to a deadly precision.
by Jeff Marchiafava on Nov 09, 2018 at 4:06 PM
8.5

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Review - From Diversion To Main Attraction

Gwent proves itself capable as more than a minigame, with mechanics that support intricate online matches that eschew chance in favor of tough choices.
by Suriel Vazquez on Nov 02, 2018 at 1:20 PM
6.75

Call Of Cthulhu Review – A True Test Of Sanity

Cynanide Studio's adaptation of the 1981 Call of Cthulhu pen-and-paper RPG struggles mightily before impressing in its final act.
by Andrew Reiner on Nov 02, 2018 at 1:15 PM
9

Diablo III Eternal Collection Review – Blizzard Puts The Devil In The Details

The long and short of it is that this is simply Diablo III on Switch. It’s the same great game, featuring frenzied action, alluring gameplay loops, and few technical compromises.
by Jeff Cork on Oct 30, 2018 at 11:00 AM
10

Red Dead Redemption II Review – An Open-World Western For The Ages

Following in the impossible footsteps of the Grand Theft Auto V, Red Dead Redemption II is a sprawling Western that deepens the tragic tale of the Van der Linde gang and again raises the bar for open world game design.
by Matt Bertz on Oct 25, 2018 at 6:01 AM
8

Starlink: Battle For Atlas Review – Introduction To Space Adventure

While targeted at newcomers to space exploration, Ubisoft's toys-to-life experiment is deeper than you might think.
by Matt Miller on Oct 23, 2018 at 4:50 PM
8

Jackbox Party Pack 5 Review – Four Out Of Five Ain't Bad

This year's collection of hilarious party games is a solid bet. Mostly.
by Jeff Cork on Oct 16, 2018 at 11:00 AM
8.5

Lego DC Super-Villains Review – It's Quite Good To Be Bad

The latest Lego adventure is a pure delight, even with its villainous cast.
by Jeff Cork on Oct 16, 2018 at 2:01 AM
9.5

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review - Treyarch’s Gambit Yields Big Rewards

The campaign sacrifice delivers huge payoffs for those interested in multiplayer experiences.
by Daniel Tack on Oct 11, 2018 at 11:00 PM
8

The Missing Review – More Hit Than Miss

A haunting side-scrolling adventure through a dreamlike world from the creator of Deadly Premonition.
by Ben Reeves on Oct 11, 2018 at 8:00 AM
8.75

Mega Man 11 Review – Graduated Old School

The Blue Bomber has a new coat of paint, but his core gameplay remains challenging and rewarding.
by Ben Reeves on Oct 01, 2018 at 10:00 AM