Reviews

Yakuza: Like A Dragon Review – A New Hero Takes His Turn
9.25

Yakuza: Like A Dragon Review – A New Hero Takes His Turn

With the launch of Like A Dragon on PS5, read about how this fantastic turn-based RPG captures the essence of what came before while setting out on its own journey.
by Jeff Cork on Mar 01, 2021 at 2:15 PM
Little Nightmares II Review – A Horrifying City For Lost Children
9.25

Little Nightmares II Review – A Horrifying City For Lost Children

This impressive follow-up builds on its predecessor with emotional gut punches and unnerving visuals that stick with you.
by Jeff Cork on Feb 09, 2021 at 9:00 AM
A Silver Bullet To The Heart
5

Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood Review – A Silver Bullet To The Heart

Shapeshifting between three forms brings a surprising lack of variety in this dull hack-and-slash game.
by Andrew Reiner on Feb 04, 2021 at 3:00 AM
The Medium Review – Grave New World
6.75

The Medium Review – Grave New World

This is a horror game with more tedium than tension.
by Ben Reeves on Jan 27, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Hitman 3 Review – A Killer Conclusion
9

Hitman 3 Review – A Killer Conclusion

Every mission in the final arc is a statement, demonstrating a mastery of level design and a willingness to subvert expectations laid out five years ago.
by Jeff Cork on Jan 19, 2021 at 7:00 AM
Call of the Sea Review - A Puzzling Island Escape
8.5

Call of the Sea Review - A Puzzling Island Escape

Call of the Sea's fascinating mystery is backed by clever puzzle-solving to make it an island worth exploring.
by Marcus Stewart on Dec 26, 2020 at 2:00 PM
Cyberpunk 2077 Last-Gen Review – A Tale Of Two Night Cities
5.5

Cyberpunk 2077 Last-Gen Review – A Tale Of Two Night Cities

Cyberpunk 2077 may shine on high-end PCs, but constant bugs and poorly rendered graphics make it a less-than-ideal experience on last-gen consoles.
by Jason Guisao on Dec 23, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Gears 5: Hivebusters Review – A Quick Blast Of Mayhem
8

Gears 5: Hivebusters Review – A Quick Blast Of Mayhem

The cover-based firefights continue to satisfy in big ways.
by Andrew Reiner on Dec 15, 2020 at 4:14 PM
Cyberpunk 2077 Review – A Wild Time In Night City
9

Cyberpunk 2077 Review – A Wild Time In Night City

The wait is worth it for CD Projekt Red's next open-world RPG, but it's an uneven playthrough that shines in particular areas and struggles in others.
by Andrew Reiner on Dec 07, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Haven Review – Love Conquers Some
7.75

Haven Review – Love Conquers Some

Sometimes Haven's rough patches are worth working through, but like any relationship, sometimes you’re just giving more than you’re getting.
by Joe Juba on Dec 03, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Immortals Fenyx Rising Review – Divine Inspiration
9

Immortals Fenyx Rising Review – Divine Inspiration

Immortals Fenyx Rising draws inspiration from movies and other games to create a unique and exciting mythological journey worth embarking on.
by Brian Shea on Nov 30, 2020 at 11:00 AM
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
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