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1669 Published Reviews

Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town

PS4
8.50
Chris De HoogOct 15, 2021
If you weep because there are no new worlds to conquer in Stardew Valley, return to Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Townto (re-)experience its biggest inspiration.

Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl

Switch
6.50
Zubi KhanOct 13, 2021
Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl often feels hollow and commercial; however, at its core, it remains fun and engaging enough to warrant its $40 price of entry, particularly to those who are fans of the party fighter genre or are just really into Nick toons.

Alchemic Cutie

Xbox Series X
7.00
Dayna EileenOct 12, 2021
Alchemic Cutie is a sweet sim-RPG that, though lacking guidance, will have you hooked the moment you dive in. After encountering a few bugs, the game can be frustrating, but overall is still on my daily “to-play” list.

Back 4 Blood

Xbox Series X
6.50
Khari TaylorOct 12, 2021
A tedious, time-consuming playing card mechanic, frustrating bug crashes and a repetitive, near-endless onslaught of Ridden enemies led by an uninspired AI Director, collectively drags this spiritual sequel to Left 4 Dead down from the heights it could have reached.

Far Cry 6

Xbox Series X
9.00
Khari TaylorOct 06, 2021
As the most expansive instalment in the franchise to date, Far Cry 6 is literally the GTA V of Far Cry games, with a solid story, vibrant, engaging characters and no shortage of things to do alone or online with a friend; for FPS action-adventure fans this is a MUST BUY.

Metroid Dread

Switch
9.00
Joe FindlayOct 06, 2021
Metroid Dread is a wonderful, modern take on a classic game from childhood. It looks as beautiful as any of today’s games, but has a feel of the games of old. The scary tone of the game and its intense foes give you a challenge worthy of the series.

Alan Wake Remastered

PS5
9.00
Hayes MadsenOct 04, 2021
Although some visual and design elements feel a bit dated, Alan Wake Remastered is the definitive version of an all-time classic horror game.

Castlevania Advance Collection

Xbox One
8.50
Philip WatsonOct 01, 2021
Castlevania Advance Collection is a true port of four titles that offers amazing gameplay for a low price not found on eBay where these titles fetch a ransom. Every gamer should experience this collection and this is the perfect excuse to dive in a battle with creatures of the night.

WarioWare: Get It Together!

Switch
7.00
Joe FindlayOct 01, 2021
WarioWare: Get It Together! is a fast-paced game whose latest changes have created a ton of replay value. Challenge your brain, put your reaction time to the test and get some friends together for some classic fun with this legendary Nintendo character

Fracked

PS4
6.00
Clement GohAug 27, 2021
Fracked has fun shooting, climbing and skiing mechanics in VR but fails to connect these elements across a disappointingly short game hurt by PSVR exclusivity.

The Vale: Shadow of the Crown

Xbox One
8.00
Philip WatsonAug 27, 2021
A unique design concept and a grand adventure await those who venture into The Vale: Shadow of the Crown with some of the finest use of voice acting to date, but those without adequate audio resources might have an incomplete experience.

Madden NFL 22

Xbox One
5.50
Philip WatsonAug 26, 2021
Madden NFL 22 is another Madden game, with not many new features to warrant a new price label of $59.99. If you do not like NFL Football, you will not like this game. While known NFL commentators such as Rich Eisen lend their talent to this entry, it is wasted by being overshadowed by nameless voices called ‘coach’. Ultimately, if you own Madden NFL 21 and don’t NEED to play online, you could possibly skip this entry.

I Expect You To Die 2

PCPS4
8.00
Clement GohAug 24, 2021
I Expect You to Die 2: The Spy and the Liar expertly blends Hollywood thrills with VR's best escape rooms, but quickly loses its novelty after beating six incredibly short levels.

Psychonauts 2

PC
8.00
Preston DozsaAug 23, 2021
It’s the type of game I want to play more of, not because of its gameplay or its style, but because all of its elements work together to create an experience that is unlike anything I’ve played in quite some time. It’s good to have Raz and his friends back, and I think that after playing Psychonauts 2, you’ll agree with me.

Boyfriend Dungeon

Xbox One
8.00
Brock McLaughlinAug 20, 2021
Boyfriend Dungeon is an enjoyable dating game with some great dialogue, but unfortunately there’s more action off-screen than there is on screen.

Doki Doki Literature Club Plus!

Xbox One
8.50
Philip WatsonAug 19, 2021
Doki Doki Literature Club Plus! Transcends its visuals and becomes its own unique entity, shattering any limitations set by previous entries in the Anime Dating sim genre, and the Horror genre. This game should be experienced by any game enthusiasts that can stomach the heavy subject matter.

Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut

PS5
9.50
Chris De HoogAug 19, 2021
In a lot of ways, Ghost of Tsushima represents exactly what I wanted from the Assassin’s Creed series, while also serving as the most organic open-world adventure game I’ve seen post-Breath of the Wild. Other imitators have failed to engage me at all, but the unique cinematic experience here hooked me instantly.

Pokemon UNITE

Switch
6.50
Chris De HoogAug 17, 2021
Balancing will scare away younger players, while the strategy is probably too thin to pull away League of Legends diehards. It may have fared better as an mostly-offline title with an online-multiplayer mode instead. Given the right content updates, however, it might have some staying power.

HUMANKIND

PC
8.00
Joe FindlayAug 16, 2021
Like actual Humankind, the game, Humankind is an ambitious, large, complex and sometimes difficult to understand experience that gets better with time and only expands the possibilities of what comes next.

Button City

Switch
9.00
Jordan BiordiAug 09, 2021
Button City is an adorable, interesting, fun little game that doesn’t ask for much, and doesn’t overstay its welcome. I think gamers both young and old will enjoy this love-letter to the days of arcade gaming where friendships and rivalries were forged and any quarrel was settled in the cab. Definitely give it a look!

Death's Door

Xbox Series X
9.00
Khari TaylorAug 06, 2021
Players looking for a Souls-borne meets Link From the Past meets Metroidvania experience all wrapped into one need look no further than the delightful Death’s Door; just make sure to pack plenty of patience and don’t let the door hit your face on the way in.

Blaster Master Zero 3

Xbox Series X
9.00
Khari TaylorAug 04, 2021
Blaster Master Zero is an excellent reboot of a classic action-platformer, and shouldn’t be missed by anyone who is a fan of the genre, a devotee to the franchise or is simply curious about the Blaster Master name and are looking for an effortless way in.

Final Fantasy

PC
8.50
Chris De HoogJul 28, 2021
The first three Final Fantasy Pixel Remasters deftly walk the line between old and new, but might not convert anyone without the stomach for old JRPGs.

Swords of Legends Online

PC
7.50
Dayna EileenJul 27, 2021
Swords of Legends Online takes your standard MMO and turns it into a visually stunning journey. Though levelling is tedious and there is a steep learning curve, the endgame in SOLO is engaging, and it will remain a staple in my MMO rotation.

NEO: The World Ends With You

Switch
7.50
Preston DozsaJul 26, 2021
NEO: The World Ends With You still stands as a good game in its own right. The technical issues can hopefully be fixed, and what looks to be a hearty post game should keep players invested for more than 60 hours if they’re being thorough. And for all my comparisons to its predecessor, both good and bad, I ended my time with the game with one thought: It’s good to be back in Shibuya again.