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1622 Published Reviews

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time

PS5
8.50
Zubi KhanMar 15, 2021
Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time may not be the biggest upgrade over its last-generation release, but for a game that just came out a year prior, it does what it needs to do and presents the best console version of an already well-polished game for players to enjoy.

Empire of Sin

PC
5.00
Jordan BiordiMar 12, 2021
I honestly don’t think Empire of Sin knows what it wants to be. It seems like it wants to be something like Mafia or even Grand Theft Auto, but assumed a game about micromanaging criminal enterprises needed to play like X-Com.

Cyber Shadow

PS4
7.00
Jordan BiordiMar 05, 2021
While Cyber Shadow is fundamentally a solid game, it does go to show that some robot Ninjas aren’t built as well as others.

BRAVELY DEFAULT II

Switch
9.00
Chris De HoogFeb 24, 2021
At the end of the day, Bravely Default 2 is a classic JRPG with coats of new paint. It doesn’t necessarily push the cutting edge of the genre forward, but it does highlight that there’s still a lot of life left in an older form. Along the way it tells a compelling and charming story with a few curveballs and an equally robust battle experience.

Ghost ‘n Goblins Resurrection

Switch
9.00
Jordan BiordiFeb 24, 2021
Honestly, I know it seems weird to spend an entire review gushing over a game that I haven’t even gotten past the first level of, but that’s Ghosts N’ Goblins Resurrection—hell, that’s Ghosts N’ Goblins in general. The game is ruthless fun that will rake you over the coals over and over, and keep you coming back for more.

Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy

Switch
7.50
Chris De HoogFeb 23, 2021
At its core, it’s a fairly typical narrative for an anime-styled JRPG, with the usual conventions like standard personality types, stock expressions, and an occasional objectifying camera angle.

Capcom Arcade Stadium

Switch
9.00
Joel CoutureFeb 22, 2021
Capcom Arcade Stadium is a staggeringly good port of many solid games, breathing new life into them with unique challenges and through a robust suite of difficulty options. It’s a great way to experience these games no matter your skill level, and offers so much variety that I just kept coming back for more.

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury

Switch
7.00
Jordan BiordiFeb 09, 2021
I don’t think Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury annoys me as much as it did on the Wii U, since the Switch already has the best Mario ever made on it; and I do think there is fun to be had with these games, even though I find them to be fairly frustrating.

Little Nightmares II

PS4SwitchXbox One
8.00
Brock McLaughlinFeb 09, 2021
Overall Little Nightmares 2 does everything the original did but bigger and better. What’s keeping me from being more positive about the game is it’s still very much the same. I didn’t find myself falling in love with the game like I did the first time around.

The Nioh Collection

PS5
9.00
Zubi KhanFeb 05, 2021
The Nioh Collection brings together two excellent and instant classics in one well polished and tough experience that will give new console owners something to sink their teeth into for the foreseeable future.

Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood

PCPS4PS5Xbox OneXbox Series X
5.00
Brock McLaughlinFeb 04, 2021
If you’re looking for a mindless action game that feels like it came out 15 years ago then you should check out Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood. If you’re looking for anything new and exciting or a decent story, look elsewhere.

Control: Ultimate Edition

PS5
7.50
Zubi KhanFeb 02, 2021
Control Ultimate Editon is a fairly standard upgrade over its previous release. Still, one that feels welcome and justified in giving new console players the best way to experience the game, minus the performance hitches that stilted last-gen iterations.

The Yakuza Remastered Collection

Xbox OneXbox Series X
8.00
Khari TaylorJan 29, 2021
With a brand new 1080p60 facelift, a reasonable MSRP and the opportunity for anyone with an Xbox Game Pass subscription to play all three included titles for free, there’s no excuse for anyone with an Xbox and even a passing interest in the Yakuza franchise to not check out this collection.

The Medium

Xbox Series XPC
4.50
Lane MartinJan 27, 2021
I want to like this game. On paper, it looks like a pretty good idea, and some of the designs are exactly the kinds of things I want to see in a horror game, but, as a whole, there are too many issues here.
9.00
Khari TaylorJan 22, 2021
Hitman 3’s worst and only true offense is that it offers up gameplay that is mostly more of the same, but as the conclusion to the trilogy it is the perfect send-off to both Agent 47 and the franchise in its presentation, tone, and content.

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game - Complete Edition

PS4
7.00
Preston DozsaJan 18, 2021
At its heart, Scott Pilgrim is a simple beat ‘em up that struggles with pacing. But once it gets going, it reveals itself to be a colourful and engaging throwback to an era of video games long gone.

PHOGS!

Switch
8.00
Chris De HoogJan 04, 2021
Phogs! is an imaginative puzzle-adventure that offers a creative, nonviolent alternative for kids of all ages, or a new way to put friendships to the test in co-op.

Katamari Damacy REROLL

PS4
10.0
Jordan BiordiDec 29, 2020
Katamari Damacy REROLL is a delightful game that I highly recommend. It’s quirky, charming, extremely fun, and much deeper than it initially appears. I know it may sound cliché, but there really isn’t anything else like it and with it’s wide availability on modern consoles, it’s a game that you should definitely play if you haven’t experienced it yet.

Super Meat Boy Forever

Switch
8.00
Brock McLaughlinDec 29, 2020
It’s a great game that for me did a few to many changes for the worse. I really miss perfecting each level with the grace of a gold medal Olympian. On a side note, I will give Super Meat Boy Forever an extra point for including a parody to Super Mario RPG. Enjoy that one!

The Pathless

PS5
7.00
Eduard GaftonDec 22, 2020
On the one hand, due to its repetitive gameplay and failed attempts at shaking up the open-world game formula, The Pathless is a disappointing spiritual successor to Journey and ABZÛ.

Cyberpunk 2077

PC
7.50
Cole WatsonDec 17, 2020
Night City still shines with a wide cast of memorable characters and beautifully executed atmosphere that demonstrates just how good CD Projekt Red is at story telling, it’s just a shame so much of the overall experience of Cyberpunk 2077 is all held together by pieces of scotch tape.

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond

PC
7.00
Clement GohDec 16, 2020
Medal of Honor Above and Beyond is VR’s much-needed WWII shooter but technical bugs, underwhelming controls and mediocre campaign ruin the series’ epic return.

Call of the Sea

PC
8.50
Zubi KhanDec 15, 2020
Call of the Sea is a well-executed Adventure game that feels both familiar and distinct, with imagery evocative of both Monkey Island and H.P. Lovecraft that comes together in a fun and concise adventure game.

World Of Warcraft: Shadowlands

PC
8.00
Lane MartinDec 10, 2020
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands is a solid experience all the way around but really finds its best footing in the endgame.

DOOM Eternal

Switch
7.50
Clement GohDec 09, 2020
Doom Eternal rips & tears up its quality for worse on Nintendo Switch, but grants an incredible wish by letting players take the highly addictive FPS anywhere.