Reviews

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
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
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
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
Watch Dogs: Legion Review – A Successful Team-Building Exercise
9

Watch Dogs: Legion Review – A Successful Team-Building Exercise

Whether you're controlling a trained super spy or a gassy grandmother, Watch Dogs: Legion is a ton of fun.
by Marcus Stewart on Oct 28, 2020 at 6:01 AM
NHL 21 Review – A Playoff Hopeful
7.5

NHL 21 Review – A Playoff Hopeful

For now, NHL 21 gets the job done, especially if you want to play a fancier, flashier game.
by Kimberley Wallace on Oct 16, 2020 at 5:30 PM
FIFA 21 Review – Still Kicking
7.75

FIFA 21 Review – Still Kicking

FIFA 21 is entertaining, but the constant grind can make progression a slog.
by Jason Guisao on Oct 06, 2020 at 2:01 AM
NBA 2K21 Review – Living Off The Legacy
7

NBA 2K21 Review – Living Off The Legacy

The current-gen version of NBA 2K21 is not a bad game, but it does not live up to the legacy Visual Concepts built. 
by Kimberley Wallace on Sep 17, 2020 at 2:45 PM
Marvel's Avengers Review – A Powerful Superhero Experience
8.75

Marvel's Avengers Review – A Powerful Superhero Experience

Crystal Dynamics delivers a fun brawler that hones in on each of the heroes' unique abilities.
by Andrew Reiner on Sep 03, 2020 at 11:16 PM
Madden NFL 21 Review – Playing It Safe
7.75

Madden NFL 21 Review – Playing It Safe

Though the lack of meaningful new content is disappointing, Madden NFL 21 still brings a solid experience once you step onto the field.
by Brian Shea on Aug 27, 2020 at 11:01 PM
Hyper Scape Review – Faintly Pushing The Borders Of The Battle Royale
7.25

Hyper Scape Review – Faintly Pushing The Borders Of The Battle Royale

A few new elements gently nudge the established framework.
by Daniel Tack on Aug 19, 2020 at 4:10 PM
Maneater Review – King Of The Sea
8

Maneater Review – King Of The Sea

Playing as a shark in an underwater story of revenge is hilarious and fun.
by Andrew Reiner on May 22, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Gears Tactics Review – Impressive Battles In A Quagmire War
8.5

Gears Tactics Review – Impressive Battles In A Quagmire War

Smart mechanics, aggressive battles, and tight storytelling make this a strong new contender in the genre, even if the campaign's pacing sometimes misses the mark.
by Matt Miller on Apr 27, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Yes, Your Grace Review – Somber Victories
7.75

Yes, Your Grace Review – Somber Victories

Yes, Your Grace excels in its tense decision making, but sometimes it tries too hard to ensure the player fails.
by Kimberley Wallace on Mar 30, 2020 at 1:53 PM
Doom Eternal Review – Bloody Brilliant
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
Ori And The Will Of The Wisps Review – Even Better Than The Original
9.5

Ori And The Will Of The Wisps Review – Even Better Than The Original

Developer Moon Studios has made a sequel that shines brighter in platforming and combat.
by Andrew Reiner on Mar 10, 2020 at 5:01 AM
Borderlands 3 Review – Sticking To Its Guns
8

Borderlands 3 Review – Sticking To Its Guns

Gearbox treads familiar ground in this lengthy adventure, tossing out jokes and guns with equally wild abandon.
by Matt Miller on Sep 09, 2019 at 9:00 AM