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274 Published Reviews

Mafia: Definitive Edition

PC
8.00
Carrie TalbotSep 24, 2020
With some players calling for shorter, more focused offerings in reaction to the daunting scale of many recent open-world games, Mafia: DE is kind of a balm. It’s refreshing to return to the genre’s nascence, to follow missions laid out before you, and just enjoy it for what it is: a great story you play through, with enough sizzle to be satisfying.

Serious Sam 4

PC
8.00
Ian BoudreauSep 24, 2020
Serious Sam 4 has its flaws and doesn’t go to any great lengths to hide them. But even considering those, it’s still a ridiculously enjoyable experience. It may not be everyone’s cup of FPS tea, but it’s the most fun I’ve had with a shooter in a very long time.

Hades

PC
9.00
Diego ArguelloSep 17, 2020
Few other roguelikes build around the genre's cyclical nature, both mechanically and narratively, as successfully as Hades. A punchy and fresh presentation of Greek myth is another touch that ensures its appeal will go well beyond genre fans.

Marvel's Avengers

PC
7.00
Dustin BaileySep 07, 2020
A range of technical issues are holding it back at launch, but a combination of satisfying combat and likable characters has delivered the foundation of an excellent superhero game.

Total War: THREE KINGDOMS - The Furious Wild

PC
8.00
Ian BoudreauSep 01, 2020
Furious Wild feels more generous still, and its mini-campaign slots into and fills out the story of the Three Kingdoms in a way that feels organic and worth playing multiple times. The new unit roster feels fresh in the way the Warhammer games’ expansions have, with real creativity on display with the healthy new roster.

Crusader Kings III

PC
9.00
Ian BoudreauAug 31, 2020
Successfully modernises the medieval strategy series, preserving much of what's good and adding some interesting new ideas. While it still needs to iron out a few details, it's a worthy successor to the series' august crown.

Wasteland 3

PC
9.00
Gina LeesAug 26, 2020
It takes you on a moral journey and corrupts you, making everything you thought was so unfeasible about an apocalypse seem so normal. You can feel everything that it’s borrowed and given back to the Fallout series, along with the return of previous Wasteland characters. And if I could offer just one word of advice? TRUST NO ONE.

Project CARS 3

PC
8.00
Jordan ForwardAug 24, 2020
With its revamped career mode, Project Cars 3 is easily the most accessible game in the series, and arguably the most approachable racing sim ever. That comes with a slight tradeoff in the granularity of its controls, but you’d be hard pressed to notice when you’re gunning around Monza’s Curva Grande, engine screaming, preparing to pass into first place from the outside.

Microsoft Flight Simulator

PC
9.00
Ben MaxwellAug 20, 2020
A visionary, landmark release that's built with the long haul in mind. It will take a while for PC hardware to catch up with the game's potential, but despite some early technical turbulence the experience remains dazzling.

Mortal Shell

PC
7.00
Dave IrwinAug 17, 2020
Wonderfully captures the atmosphere and combat of Souls games, but without enough tools to experiment with and an AI that’s easy to abuse, Mortal Shell lacks meat on its bones.

Total War Saga: TROY

PC
8.00
Richard Scott-JonesAug 12, 2020
Vast, beautiful, and every bit as epic as its subject matter, Troy's designation as a 'Saga' doesn't reflect a brief spin-off, but a soaring remix of the Iliad, with just the occasional annoyance or backwards step.

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

PC
8.00
Jen RotheryAug 11, 2020
Much more appealing is embracing the chaos and barrelling around like a flappy-armed inflatable, convincing myself I don’t care when I am somehow flung miles into the air by a rotating arm. It’s fine guys. I wasn’t even trying to win. I’m not mad. It’s fine.

Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition

PC
7.00
Malindy HetfeldAug 05, 2020
Horizon: Zero Dawn doesn’t reinvent the wheel. Either you’re already on the wagon, having hopped aboard from the moment I said “robot dinosaurs”, or you’re waving it off because the prospect of spending 30 to 50 hours on what is essentially busywork doesn’t appeal to you.

Hellbound

PC
5.00
Ian BoudreauAug 04, 2020
Hellbound is chasing that specific high, even though there’s no subversion left to be mined from demon guts or drop D guitar riffs. Nevertheless, Hellbound is fixated on these largely superficial accoutrements, and neglects to consider the masterful design achievements that were the true magic at the core of its influences: the careful interplay of Doom’s enemies, or the level design wizardry Duke Nukem 3D pulled off with its 2.5D Build engine.

Halo 3

PC
8.00
Dustin BaileyJul 14, 2020
With the launch of Halo 3, the Master Chief Collection on PC has reached its pinnacle. The end of the original trilogy is the high point of the series, and the collection itself is finally moving past its technical issues.

Rocket Arena

PC
7.00
Ian BoudreauJul 13, 2020
An accessible, lightweight competitive shooter. Though it's a little thin in its current state, this is a solid start for what will hopefully become a lively and dynamic game as its season pass gets underway.

Death Stranding

PC
8.00
Malindy HetfeldJul 13, 2020
Kojima’s muses and famous friends act out a story so overblown there’s no point in asking after its flimsy politics or trying to fill its plot holes – as always with him, either you’re on board or you’re off. This time, I was firmly on, and it wasn’t for the story, it was for this weird, thrilling, and sometimes deeply boring experience. The mere fact that the game managed to be all these things at once made me respect it, as little as I cared for its story or bland world. In the end, the journey was the destination.

F1 2020

PC
9.00
Phil IwaniukJul 10, 2020
F1 2020 is an exemplary release that demonstrates how to build on last year’s additions, bring new challenges, and somehow simulate a sport that at the time of writing hasn’t even happened yet this year. In these old bones of mine the Fortnite-style Podium Pass feature doesn’t feel like the best way to add greater depth of customisation to driver-manager mode, but you’re probably too busy flossing by now to care about that.

Valorant

PC
8.00
Imogen MellorJun 19, 2020
Valorant is not original. Rather, it's a successful interpretation of and expansion on its inspirations, with impeccable gameplay, well-designed maps, and a dev team eager to refine it further.

Crucible

PC
7.00
Imogen MellorJun 11, 2020
Beautiful scenery, strong characters, and inventive mechanics give Crucible a solid foundation - one undermined by poor communication between players and from Relentless Studios.

Command & Conquer Remastered

PC
9.00
Richard Scott-JonesJun 05, 2020
These games often feel their age, but their genius shines through, especially in this polished package. This is one of the best remasters around, and an easy recommendation for the nostalgic or the curious.

Minecraft Dungeons

PC
7.00
Ben MaxwellMay 22, 2020
A stripped down Diablo that oozes charm and loot variety but is probably better suited to a younger audience.

Total War: WARHAMMER II - The Warden & The Paunch

PC
7.00
Richard Scott-JonesMay 19, 2020
Total War fans after a bold twist on the High Elf or Greenskin campaigns will find this less creative than other Lord packs, but Warhammer fans excited to recreate this storied grudge match will find it no less essential.

SnowRunner

PC
9.00
Ben MaxwellApr 27, 2020
A beautiful-looking simulation with very specific appeal that will likely turn off as many people as it interests. If you’re in the latter group, however, this is an indispensable physics toybox.

Gears Tactics

PC
7.00
Richard Scott-JonesApr 27, 2020
The core gameplay is wonderful, but it stretches thin across 25 hours of almost monotonous missions. It’s a shame, because given a little more ambition and variety, Gears Tactics would be something truly special.