Reviews

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The Quiet Man Review – The Sound Of Failure

With a mishmash of awful storytelling and mechanics, this narrative-infused brawler plays like a game that was cancelled rather than released for purchase.
by Joe Juba on Nov 09, 2018 at 9:30 AM
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Déraciné Review – Stumbling Through A Dark Tale

Déraciné approaches VR in the right way, letting the player soak in the environment at their leisure, but at it stumbles in other ways, held back by awkward controls and bland fetch puzzles.
by Kyle Hilliard on Nov 06, 2018 at 5:40 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
8.5

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Review - Tough Calls, Big Payoffs

Thronebraker effortlessly infuses Gwent with the geopolitical underpinnings, fantasy tales, and difficult choices of The Witcher series
by Suriel Vazquez on Nov 01, 2018 at 11:21 AM
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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
7

Wandersong Review – Adrift In The Land Of Whimsy

This colorful cast of characters and laughs make this adventure worth taking if you can deal with some bumps in the road
by Javy Gwaltney on Oct 23, 2018 at 3:00 PM
8.75

Soulcalibur VI Review – Burning Brighter Than Ever

Soulcalibur VI is billed as a reboot, but smart improvements to combat and a lengthy (if bloated) single-player push the series forward.
by Suriel Vazquez on Oct 19, 2018 at 11:56 AM
7.5

The World Ends With You: Final Remix Review – A Shoddy Cover Of A Great Original

While this Switch port is a bit underwhelming, the game is still fantastic and worth playing.
by Kimberley Wallace on Oct 18, 2018 at 5:08 PM
8.75

Return Of The Obra Dinn Review – Hauntingly Good

The creator of Papers, Please has once again made something very special.
by Javy Gwaltney on Oct 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM
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
9

Astro Bot Rescue Mission Review – A New Experience In A Familiar Genre

Rescue Mission is a joyful experience that benefits from the necessity of a headset and is an excellent showcase for how virtual reality can improve and change a familiar experience.
by Kyle Hilliard on Oct 05, 2018 at 4:30 PM
7.25

Super Mario Party Review – Same Party, New Decorations

Despite lackluster board design and side modes that can become repetitive, Super Mario Party is a fun group game that showcases a diverse collection of minigames.
by Brian Shea on Oct 03, 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
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Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise Review – The Classic Manga Gets A Decent Adaptation

This isn't the first Fist of the North Star video game to make its way to North America, but it may be the strongest.
by Kyle Hilliard on Oct 01, 2018 at 8:30 AM