Reviews

8.25

Yoshi's Crafted World Review – New Look, Same Yoshi

With satisfying exploration, fun platforming, and a charming art style, Yoshi's Crafted World gives the Switch yet another strong platformer.
by Brian Shea on Mar 27, 2019 at 8:00 AM
7

Baba Is You Review – Clever Puzzles With Too Many Variables

Baba is You makes you feel brilliant as you transform the properties of each puzzle to get the win in the early game – but then things get complicated.
by Kyle Hilliard on Mar 25, 2019 at 2:15 PM
9

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Review - Exaltation Amidst Expiration

An intense, challenging realization of the ninja fantasy comes to life in From Software's latest offering.
by Daniel Tack on Mar 21, 2019 at 8:02 AM
9

The Division 2 Review – A Live-Service Shooter Done Right

Thrilling combat, a great loot loop, and a strong endgame elevate this Tom Clancy shooter to new heights.
by Matt Bertz on Mar 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM
8

One Piece: World Seeker Review – King Of The One Piece Games

In terms of open-world game design, World Seeker isn’t an innovator, but it borrows and re-imagines familiar mechanics well (from the Batman: Arkham games, in particular) and proves why they are perfect for the One Piece universe.
by Kyle Hilliard on Mar 13, 2019 at 9:00 AM
4

R.B.I. Baseball 19 Review – Strike Six

The series continues to struggle on the field
by Andrew Reiner on Mar 07, 2019 at 8:57 AM
8.5

Devil May Cry 5 Review – A Stylish Return To Form

This entry has the series’ signature over-the-top style, but not all of the additions feel like steps forward.
by Joe Juba on Mar 06, 2019 at 10:00 AM
7.25

Trials Rising Review – Stuck In The Mud

Excellent physics-based mechanics remain intact, but a frustrating progression grind puts the brakes on fun.
by Matt Miller on Mar 05, 2019 at 1:25 PM
6.75

The Occupation Review – Stumbling In The Dark

A fantastic story is buried too deep within The Occupation's dull stealth gameplay and technical issues.
by Javy Gwaltney on Mar 04, 2019 at 7:58 AM
6

The Lego Movie 2 Videogame Review – Falling Apart

The game adaptation struggles to find a pulse and ends up being a repetitive bore.
by Andrew Reiner on Mar 01, 2019 at 6:44 PM
6.75

Dead Or Alive 6 Review – A Low Blow

Dead or Alive 6 sports a robust fighting system, but the framework around it doesn’t capitalize on that.
by Suriel Vazquez on Mar 01, 2019 at 1:00 PM
8

ToeJam & Earl: Back In The Groove Review – Funky In All The Right Ways

Back in the Groove refreshes what made the original such an oddball delight.
by Jeff Cork on Feb 28, 2019 at 1:59 PM
8.25

Ape Out Review – A New Kind Of Ape Escape

Ape Out's brand of colorful, ultraviolet action makes for a great time.
by Javy Gwaltney on Feb 28, 2019 at 7:59 AM
7

Anthem Review – Grinding Gears

BioWare's cooperative shooter soars with combat but struggles with story.
by Andrew Reiner on Feb 26, 2019 at 5:55 PM
8.75

Dirt Rally 2.0 Review – Staying Focused

Codemasters delivers another captivating rally title that will have you swearing in fear and delight.
by Matthew Kato on Feb 19, 2019 at 1:37 PM
8.5

Tetris 99 Review – Winner Winner, Tetris Dinner

Tetris 99 is a pleasant surprise, and is my favorite content offered by the Nintendo Switch Online service to date.
by Kyle Hilliard on Feb 18, 2019 at 2:30 PM
6

Jump Force Review – Super Smash Blunders

For all the harm the middling presentation does to Jump Force, the fighting does have satisfying explosive moments and the online versus mode does work well.
by Kyle Hilliard on Feb 15, 2019 at 4:30 PM
6

Crackdown 3 Review – With Great Powers Come Great Predictability

It’s not bad, but this long-awaited sequel is a bland and uninspired time capsule of a game.
by Jeff Cork on Feb 15, 2019 at 11:48 AM
7

Far Cry New Dawn Review – A Paint-By-Numbers Sequel

While the neon-hued flora and mutated fauna successfully shake up the landscape, the superficial progression changes and formulaic story do little to accentuate this new coat of paint.
by Jeff Marchiafava on Feb 14, 2019 at 5:00 AM
8.75

Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Review – Taking The Planet By Storm

In Firaxis’ second expansion, players must endure mother nature’s temperamental streak.
by Ben Reeves on Feb 13, 2019 at 5:00 PM