Reviews

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
Lost Judgment Review – Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge
7.25

Lost Judgment Review – Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge

When Lost Judgment stumbles, it never recovers. While there's a lot to love in the story and gameplay, at the end of the day, its issues become too much to ignore – especially when those issues are messy and irresponsible.
by Blake Hester on Sep 16, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Tales Of Arise Review – A Work Of Astral Art
9.25

Tales Of Arise Review – A Work Of Astral Art

Flashy combat, dynamic characters, and a masterfully realized game world make Tales of Arise one of the best JRPG experiences of the year.
by Jason Guisao on Sep 09, 2021 at 8:52 PM
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
Aliens: Fireteam Elite Review – In Space, No One Can Hear You Snore
6.5

Aliens: Fireteam Elite Review – In Space, No One Can Hear You Snore

Aliens: Fireteam Elite occasionally fires on all cylinders, but a monotonous gameplay loop bogs down the entire experience.
by Jason Guisao on Aug 23, 2021 at 5:26 PM
Madden NFL 22 Review – Short Of The First Down
7

Madden NFL 22 Review – Short Of The First Down

Though Madden NFL 22 delivers solid yet familiar action, the yardage gained is squandered by its fumbles.
by Brian Shea on Aug 19, 2021 at 11:01 PM
Twelve Minutes Review – Stuck In Hell
8

Twelve Minutes Review – Stuck In Hell

Twelve Minutes is a captivating, horrifying journey that left us hooked despite some frustrations.
by Blake Hester on Aug 18, 2021 at 11:00 AM
Hades Review – The Highs And Lows Of Repetition
8.5

Hades Review – The Highs And Lows Of Repetition

Supergiant's excellent roguelike is releasing on new-gen platforms, and if you haven't played it yet, it's the perfect time to take a trip to hell.
by Matt Miller on Aug 10, 2021 at 12:00 PM
Eldest Souls Review – What A Rush
8.25

Eldest Souls Review – What A Rush

This challenging boss rush can be maddening but its rewarding combat makes it worth the struggle.
by Marcus Stewart on Aug 05, 2021 at 3:57 PM
Cris Tales Review – In A Time Loop
7.75

Cris Tales Review – In A Time Loop

Despite its shortcomings and frustrations, Cris Tales is an enjoyable adventure for RPG fans to take.
by Brian Shea on Aug 04, 2021 at 5:07 PM
The Forgotten City Review – A Narrative Masterpiece
9

The Forgotten City Review – A Narrative Masterpiece

Extensive player choice fuels a mystery that pays off in big ways.
by Andrew Reiner on Jul 30, 2021 at 3:27 PM
The Ascent Review – Mindless Mechanical Mayhem
7.25

The Ascent Review – Mindless Mechanical Mayhem

The Ascent delivers mindless co-op fun in a beautiful cyberpunk world that ends up emphasizing style over substance.
by Alex Stadnik on Jul 29, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Last Stop Review - A Playable TV Show With An Albert Camus Twist
8

Last Stop Review - A Playable TV Show With An Albert Camus Twist

Last Stop is a two-sided experience where one side is relatable monotony and the other offers unbridled chaos and imaginative conundrums.
by Liana Ruppert on Jul 21, 2021 at 11:00 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 Jul 20, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Watch Dogs Legion: Bloodline Review – The Glorious Return Of Aiden Pearce And Wrench
8.25

Watch Dogs Legion: Bloodline Review – The Glorious Return Of Aiden Pearce And Wrench

The Bloodline DLC delivers this by bringing back the original hacker himself: Aiden Pearce. And he brings nearly everything I wanted from the base Legion experience along for the ride. 
by Liana Ruppert on Jul 16, 2021 at 8:41 AM
Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance Review – Missing Ingredients
6

Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance Review – Missing Ingredients

Affection for the brand and characters may maintain interest if playing with friends, but this by-the-numbers action/RPG has some big problems.
by Matt Miller on Jul 02, 2021 at 5:13 PM
Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights Review – Slaying In The Rain
8.5

Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights Review – Slaying In The Rain

Ender Lilies doesn't break the mold for Metroidvanias, but its engrossing gameplay and eye-catching presentation serves a great example of how to execute them well.
by Marcus Stewart on Jul 02, 2021 at 9:13 AM
Scarlet Nexus Review – Anime Ascendant
8.75

Scarlet Nexus Review – Anime Ascendant

Bandai Namco constructs a stylish and compelling fantasy that's all about the combat.
by Daniel Tack on Jun 23, 2021 at 9:00 AM
Aerial_Knight's Never Yield Review – Running Wild
7.5

Aerial_Knight's Never Yield Review – Running Wild

A fun run through cyberpunk Detroit
by Blake Hester on May 19, 2021 at 8:00 AM