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Louis Milas
Louis Milas reviewed a game
Xbox One
Doom
Reviewed: Jan 16, 2022
8.70

Just finished my first playthrough of what was a very enjoyable experience. Doom is a game that almost entirely focuses on gameplay. Therefore the story leaves something to be desired but this takes nothing away from the enjoyment. As the combat is the games key selling point.

The shooting is very satisfying with a wide range of weapons to your disposal which you will have to learn to use to play the game effectively. A clever system that allows you to gain ammo and health from enemies introduces even more layers to the game. Within all of this are also small portions of platforming and exploration. Couple this with doom's amazing soundtrack by Mick Gordon and you have yourself a great game.

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new wave
new wave reviewed a game
Melissa Carrillo
Melissa Carrillo reviewed a game
Shadow
Shadow reviewed a game
PC
The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope
Reviewed: Jan 15, 2022
8.20

Dark pictures Anthology games are the best when it comes to story. This game feels like a movie with choices. Recommended to play with friends.

Shadow
Shadow reviewed a game
PC
Ashen
Reviewed: Jan 15, 2022
8.50

This game is just awesome. It is a soulslike with great artwork, sound, mechanics and gameplay. Every dark souls lover will enjoy this game. Highly recommended!

Raine
Raine reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Untitled Goose Game
Reviewed: Jan 15, 2022
8.50

It took me a while to finally get this game. It rarely goes on sale on the eShop (as of the writing of this review, it's on sale!).

Here are a few of my thoughts about the game:

  • I love the art style and sound design. For such a funny game, it's quite low-key, which I appreciate. It's a meme game disguised as a calm goose simulator.
  • The level of difficulty is perfect for this kind of game. Some tasks are so easy, some tasks require a bit more creativity. Nothing ever feels impossible. You just need to observe the NPC's behaviors a bit longer.
  • It's funny. There were a few moments that I really would laugh out loud while playing.
  • It unleashed a level of evil in me I did not know was there. I'm sorry that I am not sorry for all the things I did to that kid with the plane.
  • This game is quite short -- which isn't so bad, but I wish they released DLCs and expansions. I want to annoy more people in the game!
  • There were a lot more fun things you could do in the game that were not in the "to dos" like <SPOILERS> helping that old man play that ring game, or harvesting all the carrots, or delivering parcels and letters.

Honestly, I really want more. It's such a short game that the price feels steep... but I hope this would help fund for another game in the series? Pleeeaasseee?

j garay
j garay reviewed a game
iOS
Giant Dancing Plushies
Reviewed: Jan 15, 2022
1.00

this is a really dumb game and it should not been made

j garay
j garay reviewed a game
j garay
j garay reviewed a game
j garay
j garay reviewed a game
iOS
Infinite Galaxy
Reviewed: Jan 15, 2022
1.00

I didn't like this game and boring

j garay
j garay reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
Ruined King: A League of Legends Story
Reviewed: Jan 15, 2022
1.00

i really hate this game, it has bad graphics and all league of legends is so boring. I am never playing this again ever. I will not recommend this game

Shadow
Shadow reviewed a game
PC
Destiny 2: Beyond Light
Reviewed: Jan 14, 2022
7.80

This dlc is by far the most interesting and fun to play of destiny 2. Recommended to buy if you want to play any mode be it single player or multiplayer.

Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
Xbox One
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
Reviewed: Jan 14, 2022
9.10

This is one of the Xbox masterpieces. I love everything about this game, especially the 3D audio feature. This gives me chills more than any horror games I've played. The immersion is too strong. Not focused on jump scares or anything but will simply make your spine chill due to its compelling narration and the psychological warfare Senua is battling. Hoping to play the sequel of this game.!

VISUALS

Artistry: 12/12

Technical Merit: 8/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 12/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 8/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 7/8

Player Agency: 6/8

Accessibility: 4/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 8/10

Depth: 3/5

Variety: 4/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 8/8

Heart: 6/6

Originality: 5/6

Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PC
NieR: Automata
Reviewed: Jan 14, 2022
8.70

I started playing this game with my Potato laptop during the time it was launched. I can say that this game really suffers from frame drops that's why I've decided to drop this game. However, since I got a gaming PC. This is one of those games I started playing and invested my emotions in. The first playthrough was not enough to fully experience this game. You have to at least experience all endings in order for you to dive deeper into its lore. This is an all-time masterpiece for me.


VISUALS

Artistry: 12/12

Technical Merit: 8/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 12/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 8/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 5/8

Player Agency: 6/8

Accessibility: 3/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 8/10

Depth: 3/5

Variety: 3/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 8/8

Heart: 5/6

Originality: 6/6

Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PC
Life is Strange 2
Reviewed: Jan 14, 2022
8.00

Since I was hooked on the first Life is Strange game, I also took the opportunity to play this game. Just like the first game, I was really hooked on its story. This time, less cringe and more compelling character development. DontNod Entertainment never fails to amaze me. I cry on the ending, to be honest. LIS3 Here I come!

VISUALS

Artistry: 8/12

Technical Merit: 7/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 12/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 7/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 6/8

Player Agency: 8/8

Accessibility: 3/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 7/10

Depth: 5/5

Variety: 4/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 8/8

Heart: 5/6

Originality: 5/6

Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PC
Marvel's Avengers
Reviewed: Jan 14, 2022
8.20

I don't really get the hate this game is getting. Probably because of its microtransactions and the fact that it is being grindy. But for me, from a point of view of a superhero fan, I enjoyed this game a lot. I only played the campaign mode and still trying to grind to unlock its abilities for each character. Yes, it's a bit grindy. But that's what a game is. A superhero game is. Although how I wish they added a split-screen multiplayer mode for this one. Overall, I love the characters, especially the campaign story.

VISUALS

Artistry: 12/12

Technical Merit: 7/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 9/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 7/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 5/8

Player Agency: 5/8

Accessibility:4/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 9/10

Depth: 3/5

Variety: 3/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 8/8

Heart: 5/6

Originality: 5/6

Vincent Rpl
Vincent Rpl reviewed a game
PC
Inscryption
Reviewed: Jan 14, 2022
8.50

First minutes can make you run away from this game but you will do yourself a favor to keep going, it's deeper than you think

Vincent Rpl
Vincent Rpl reviewed a game
PC
Hades
Reviewed: Jan 14, 2022
7.00

A pleasure to watch, nice to play, I couldn't care less about the story though...


Vincent Rpl
Vincent Rpl reviewed a game
PC
Red Dead Redemption 2
Reviewed: Jan 14, 2022
8.00

Oh you should be unhappy about my title, but it's not far from the truth.

It's a pleasure to watch this Western Show, Actors are very good and the story is nice. You even have the possibility to interact and walk, ride, shoot sometimes

Yes, I feel clever, Yes, I am an asshole

Connor Ballantine
Connor Ballantine reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
World of Tanks Blitz
Reviewed: Jan 14, 2022
8.00

Really fun game. As the player, collect, buy,and collect tanks from different empires. Fight battles in many varied and exciting environments, from quiet towns in the desert, to snowy train stations in the mountains.

Play many different modes of battle as you climb the ranks and joing clubs to become a better player.

With stunning graphics and engaging gameplay, definitely a must have game dot those who enjoy battle games.

Lennox Singh
Lennox Singh reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Pokemon Sword + Pokemon Sword Expansion Pass
Reviewed: Jan 14, 2022
9.20
WARNING
This review contains spoilers.

This game was amazing to play it already sucked me in and was one of the greatest pokemon games on just the main island. The new pokemon and how many of them there were and the spectacular story and graphics. When the DLC came out it just made it 10x better being able to catch legendary's and the story all of it just got better and better.

If you are looking to get a new game or you got the switch recently either way if you don't have this game I defintley recommend buying it.

Gameplay 10/10

Story 9/10

Characters 8/10

Music/Sound 9/10

Graphics 10/10


Lennox Singh
Lennox Singh reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
Ghost of Tsushima
Reviewed: Jan 14, 2022
10.00
WARNING
This review contains spoilers.

I'm the type of gamer who's looking for a high level combat adventure type of game which I can just get sucked into. And this was just perfect for me it's one of my personal favourite RPG'S of all time and the story is amazing. One of the biggest things for me was adventuring I loved doing my own thing defeating the mongols and climbing to the top of a mountain to see the beautiful view. And just pointing out the obvious THESE GRAPHICS ARE AMAZING

Look if you'r unsure about buying this like I was just know you will enjoy a lot of it.

( I know this didn't make much sense sorry )

Gameplay 10/10

Story 9/10

Characters 9/10

Music/Sound 10/10

Voice Acting 10/10

Graphics 10/10

Narnia Secrets
Narnia Secrets reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Gal*Gun Returns
Reviewed: Jan 14, 2022
10.00

A shooting game usually is about killing zoombies, soldiers, Monsters, citiziens, Animals or whatever more... Violence rules It!

But not here! Gal Gun brings comedy to the table and makes shooting a very Funny experience of love, similar to Reading a love japanese Ecchi story in a manga.




Tiitus Kyrönlahti
Tiitus Kyrönlahti reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
God of War
Reviewed: Jan 13, 2022
10.00

masterpiece gameplay sometimes feels repetitive

Tiitus Kyrönlahti
Tiitus Kyrönlahti reviewed a game
Tiitus Kyrönlahti
Tiitus Kyrönlahti reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
Ghost of Tsushima
Reviewed: Jan 13, 2022
9.40

story and gameplay is perfect but the cutsenes have some broblems

Tiitus Kyrönlahti
Tiitus Kyrönlahti reviewed a game
Billy Agustinus
Billy Agustinus reviewed a game
Android
Curse of Aros - MMORPG
Reviewed: Jan 13, 2022
6.40

I love this game, there's a lot to explore. but at some point if you have explored the dungeon over and over again then you will memorize the dungeon, if there are levels in each dungeon such as levels in forest dungeons, caves, etc. it will be more interesting.

Connor Ballantine
Connor Ballantine reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Dead Cells
Reviewed: Jan 12, 2022
8.00

This game is really fun. With loads of areas that look different every game, and awesome items and powers, explore the bowels of a mysterious castle while fighting a wide variety of creative enemies. There are many different interactive environments for you to explore, as a semi- customizable character, while you collect cells to buy things to help you progress.

The more you play the better and longer each game becomes. The learning curve took me a few days of playing, or about 8 hours before I truly understood it, but it's so worth it once you get past it.

100% recommend.

accioHP
accioHP reviewed a game
PC
Ryse: Son of Rome
Reviewed: Jan 12, 2022
8.00

*минусы:

-так себе камера при обычном беге по локациям

-вообще нельзя изменить управление на нужное именно тебе

Fitness Factory
Fitness Factory reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
Aeterna Noctis
Reviewed: Jan 12, 2022
4.80

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Jejuand
Jejuand reviewed a game
PC
It Takes Two
Reviewed: Jan 12, 2022
9.50

It is really a fun game and good co-op game. It has several references of others games.

The story is simple, original and have some funny moments. I played with a friend and it was really fun playing it, the puzzles are not difficult.

My only advise its the friend pass, I searched on various forums and all of them it mentions the same: Friend pass consume all your CPU and it takes time to loud. If you are playing with the Friend Pass, close everything and run a program to optimize the game.

Pratham Modi
Pratham Modi reviewed a game
PC
Grand Theft Auto V
Reviewed: Jan 12, 2022
9.50

Narrative: 8/10



Thought Provoking/Theme: 8/10



Sound Design: 5/5



Gameplay: 5/5



Engaging And Flow: 10/10



Unpredictability: 9/10



Fun: 10/10



Art: 10/10



Uniqueness: 10/10



Quality: 10/10



Forgettability: 10/10

Ray Stuart
Ray Stuart reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
Days Gone
Reviewed: Jan 11, 2022
9.50

PS5 is my first entry into the Playstation platform. I've been enjoying the large library of blockbuster exclusives. While Days Gone doesn't have the same story impact as The Last of Us; the open world gameplay is much more enjoyable. But the story is still good - lost love; dispair; hope; and community.

Riding your bike is also just fun. Sometimes you want to ride instead of using fast travel. The need to incorporate stealth as well as strategic combat adds really good tension and variety. The hordes are like nothing else I've encountered.

Days Gone is the only game I've gotten the Platinum Trophy and its the only game that I truly wanted to keep playing after I beat it. Usually I'm ready to be done with open world games because of fatigue but this one, because of the characters and mechinisms, made me wish I could play it again for the first time.

Ray Stuart
Ray Stuart reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
Mass Effect Legendary Edition
Reviewed: Jan 11, 2022
8.30

I have no nostalgia for Mass Effect. I started to play ME1 before the Legendary Edition was announced. The game clearly showed its age in the gameplay department. Legendary Edition smooths over some of those in ME1 (I can't speak to the changes in ME2 or ME3 having not played those previously) but the age still shows through a lot.

But the story and choice & consequence are clearly stronger than almost any game published today. It carries the series. It helps you look over the tedious planet scanning/searching for resources or the long and redundant hallways that aren't needed with today's technology. These are remasters and not remakes so those older design choices hold it back. The gunplay doesn't measure up to today's standards either.

However, the weight of the story and the character development and the impact of your choices through each game still make it a very enjoyable game. I think though, nostalgia has helped boost ratings vs the overall quality of gameplay when compared to the best of AAA games released today.

Ray Stuart
Ray Stuart reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
Horizon Zero Dawn
Reviewed: Jan 11, 2022
9.10

I knew very little about HZD before playing it; only that it was highly rated. Being new to the Playstation platform, I was excited to give it a try. I was not expecting the truly wonderful underlying story. I was worried about open world fatigue but I easily skipped a lot of the side content and didn't feel like I was missing very much. Fast Travel on the PS5 likely helped a lot as well; it really is fast!

I thoroughly enjoyed finding the journal entries and historical locations that flushed out the lore. I always stopped and watched or listened. Combat was enjoyable and deeper than BOTW (with the exception of parrying which would be out of place in HZD). Though I did miss BOTW's freedom as not everything was climbable in HZD.

This is truly a must play.

Ray Stuart
Ray Stuart reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
Until Dawn
Reviewed: Jan 11, 2022
6.50

How the game integrates classic horror movie tropes was actually the best part of the game for me. It managed a few decent jump scares and made me smile at the silly decisions. But at 8-10 hours it just wasn't unique enough from the B-movies it was emulating to make it feel like the time investment was worth it.

Connor Ballantine
Connor Ballantine reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity
Reviewed: Jan 11, 2022
7.50
WARNING
This review contains spoilers.

This exciting prequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild takes place in a Hyrule of the past, telling the story of the calamity 100 years before BOTW takes place.

The game focusses heavily on the fighting aspect seen in BOTW. With stunning graphics, bold new gameplay, and new characters to play as, fight your way across Hyrule as you try to save Hyrule from its inevitable doom.

While the game is vastly different from BOTW, and the controls can take some time to get used to, this game is a great addition to your game arsenal.

Connor Ballantine
Connor Ballantine reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered
Reviewed: Jan 11, 2022
9.00

Out of the thousands of driving games across all gaming platforms, I would rank this in the same tier as Forza Horizon 4 or grand tourismo.

This game is incredibly realistic. With three different views for the player to choose from, several modes of play, and hundreds of cars to collect, the player races to avoid police, win races, or catch criminals.

This games learning curve is extremely easy, even for amateurs like me. Definitely buy this game.

Connor Ballantine
Connor Ballantine reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD
Reviewed: Jan 11, 2022
7.50
WARNING
This review contains spoilers.

Excellent game. The remaster a newer Zelda game, one of the last before Breath of the Wild. Explore forests, volcanos and deserts, literally toe the line of reality, and collect magic items as you try to save Princess Zelda from various creative enemies.

The updated graphics of this remaster truly rekindle the players love of the older game. And it is great for new players who want to experience a more classic Zelda game on the Nintendo Switch.

Would recommend for old and new fans alike.

Connor Ballantine
Connor Ballantine reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Immortals: Fenyx Rising
Reviewed: Jan 11, 2022
8.40

Imagine The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in ancient Greece. The player is a completely customizable character who must save their brother by battling fierce and creative enemies, unlocking new abilities, exploring the beautifully realistic world they find themself in,while helping the gods of Greek mythology.

The gameplay is interesting, the map packed with activities, yet spread out across the variety of biomes. And the graphics are incredibly realistic, even on a small screen.

Beautifully crafted, definitely recommend.

Irfan Hamzic
Irfan Hamzic reviewed a game
Xbox 360
Crash of the Titans
Reviewed: Jan 11, 2022
5.00

I am a big fan of the CB series but this game was a huge letdown. I mean it doesn't realy feel like a Crash game and i have played many. The story and the character redesign was bland, boring and annoying at best. The level design and the fighting with and without mutant power was fun the first 5 minutes but it quickly got old and dull.

This game is one of the worst platformers i have ever played and i love platformers like Crash but no i will never play this game again and i did play it multiple times because i tried to force myself to like it but i just couldn't. Crash of the titans is a disappointment and i can't recommand it either.

DunAard
DunAard reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
NEO: The World Ends With You
Reviewed: Jan 11, 2022
8.50

Una gran historia con varios pequeños inconvenientes.

La trama se desarrolla correctamente a lo largo del juego, desgraciadamente tiene momentos pesados con conversaciones muy largas e innecesarias. Tampoco ayuda la poca imaginación que tienen las misiones de cada día, en su mayoría repetitivas y aburridas. Eso sí, el sistema de combate es una gran mejora respecto al original, dejando por fin de lado el engorroso uso del táctil.

Por otro lado, absolutamente todos los personajes principales tienen muy buen diseño y evolución, prácticamente no decepciona ninguno y algunos incluso sorprenden. Todos tienen una personalidad muy bien desarrollada y eso ayuda a la hora de avanzar en la trama.

La banda sonora es otra maravilla que mejora respecto al anterior, se agradece el toque metalero que tienen algunos temas de jefes y ojalá hubiese más juegos japoneses recurriendo al rock y metal.

En definitiva, NEO:TWEWY es un gran juego con leves fallos de diseño jugable y una historia muy bien elaborada con cierto abuso del fan-service, sobretodo en su recta final.

Steve Andrade
Steve Andrade reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
Reviewed: Jan 11, 2022
7.50

I'm not going to sully this review by comparing it to the other console ports (which is an apples to oranges comparison). I have a Switch Lite, so I also don't have to be concerned about whatever it looks like on a 1080p or greater display. I'm rating it a 7.5 because Wolfenstein II obviously cannot hold up against to the masterful Switch port of Doom Eternal, but taken as it is, it demonstrates the Switch's surprising ability to do FPS well and Panic Button's continued demonstrated ability to crank out quality ports. I'm impressed at what graphical and audio fidelity they were able to eke out despite the Switch hardware limitations. It does a great job compared to the glitchy [though loveable] mess of the Crysis Remastered Trilogy.

Gameplay wise, nothing has suffered and we still have the excellent gunplay we all know and love. My only complaint thus far is that the game will freeze and crash sometimes when reading collectibles.

Todd Lewis
Todd Lewis reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition
Reviewed: Jan 11, 2022
6.50

This game was a joy to play. There’s things I liked and things I didn’t:

Like:

  • Core Gameplay feels fluid
  • Satisfying sense of impact
  • Throwing enemies and Grapples distinguishes this game
  • Colors and Setting are attractive
  • Some boss fights and obstacles are super creative
  • Character progression feels substantial
  • Lots of endgame replay value in form of unlockables
  • Environments stand out for a metroidvania
  • Coop play capable
  • Plenty of characters to play as

Dislikes:

  • Limited music selections. You’ll hear the same song a lot.
  • The dudes who throw red projectiles can hit you while you’re in a combo
  • No combat or aerial recovery, so when you get hit, you just fall to your death unless you land on something.
  • The game never tells you that you can use all four of your specials once in an aerial combo
  • The games idea of challenge is literally just throwing waves of enemies at you at some point
  • The bomb enemies still hitting you if you don’t kill them on time is a stupid idea

My average is 5 on a scale of 10. I give this game a 6.5, but it has potential to be way higher because of coop play with siblings, friends, or a spouse. As a multiplayer game where both people are invested, it’s like a 7.5. As a stand alone single player and sometimes coop play game, it’s still a great pick up

Steve Andrade
Steve Andrade reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Bulletstorm: Duke of Switch Edition
Reviewed: Jan 11, 2022
6.00

Only bought it because it was on sale and it has Duke Nukem in it.

Fora game called "Bulletstom", ammo is a very rare find. I found myself beating enemies up most of the time due to scarce ammo and the system where you have to buy it is stupid; this isn't that type of game. The controls are terrible and completely backwards and hard to reach with almost no customization options

The story is forgettable and not even The Duke is enough to save this melee-a-thon. Pass on this one.

mcknightjohn235
mcknightjohn235 reviewed a game
accioHP
accioHP reviewed a game
Android
Grand Theft Auto III
Reviewed: Jan 11, 2022
6.00

как же отсутствие фулл карты делает игру невероятно душной, просто анрил (а еще иногда тааак жопа сгорает из-за неправильной трактовки миссий)

но зато я получил новый игровой опыт, не знаю, мог бы я подобное где-то ощутить

в итоге я не пожалел, что прошел ее, рекомендую к ознакомлению, особенно если вам франшиза GTA интересна

игра на 6\10, но это положительная 6ка

Connor Ballantine
Connor Ballantine reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition
Reviewed: Jan 10, 2022
9.50

Possibly the most classic game of all time. Reviewing this is difficult as anything I say may seem like I am belittling it. This game has had millions of collective hours spent loving it, sending characters to save the world, or just build cool things. You are in control of a massive world, to do with what you want.

I don't have a single complaint about this game. The graphics, while blocky ( since that's the point! ) ,are vastly realistic, the gameplay mechanics are beautifully crafted, with every movement or action carefully crafted to the players benefit and enjoyment, and the story is whatever you want it to be.

Mojang couldn't have done a better job in my opinion. While you probably have Minecraft on some gaming device, I would recommend adding it to your Nintendo Switch game arsenal.

Only Ace
Only Ace reviewed a game
Playstation 2
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
Reviewed: Jan 10, 2022
8.60

Metal Gear Solid 3, what a game.

This game was made in 2004, 17 years ago this game was released and to be honest I don't know how they did it. This game has such a good story, plot and character development and really good graphics for its time. I wont spoil anything but this game does (like many other kojima's games) have long cutscenes. So make sure you get you snacks and use the bathroom before you start. The only 2 issues I have are the "interesting" controls (which is easy to learn after some research) which are easy to forget. And im not sure if anyone else would like this but if the game had quick time events in there cutscenes, it would be so much greater since at times it feels like you can do more during these cutscenes or theres times were the player should control the cutscenes. The camera utilization in cutscenes are a great mechanic though. REGARDLESS I 100% HIGHLY RECOMMEND TO GAMERS WHO LOVE STORY WITH A BIT OF A CHALLENGE.

Connor Ballantine
Connor Ballantine reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Pokémon Sword
Reviewed: Jan 10, 2022
7.00
WARNING
This review contains spoilers.

All in all, a pretty good game. For both long time fans and new ones alike, exploring this world is good fun. While the graphics are greatly improved, and a fair amount to the game is 3D, lots of the game refers to classic gameplay, such as the cooking of meals and the semi- birds eye view while inside some buildings.


I guess my only concern is the story itself. For fans of the older games, this games' story is a tad uninventive. While all the Pokémon games follow the same rough plot, this game seems to only send you from one gym to the next, with not much else to do apart from catch and train Pokémon. However, this is made up for by the vast world with many different environments, and the gameplay itself.


Despite this, definitely a game I would recommend for old and new fans alike.



Connor Ballantine
Connor Ballantine reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Reviewed: Jan 10, 2022
10.00
WARNING
This review contains spoilers.

Breath of the Wild is easily my favourite Nintendo game of all time. Explore vast deserts, swamps, snow-capped mountains, volcanos and more. Fight enemies and collect new gear, weapons and abilities while solving puzzles to help Link become stronger.


The great thing about this game is how good it is for beginners. While the tutorial area, the great plateau is large, even the size of the entire map of other Zelda games, even beginners can complete it in under a few hours, and already have a grasp on the full gameplay by then. Plus, the game allows you to solve puzzles any way you can think of, meaning it feels like more of an accomplishment to complete it.

The graphics on this game are also incredibly realistic. Almost everywhere you look are stunning expanses of beautiful scenery never seen before in a Zelda game.

In summary, if you have got a Nintendo Switch, you should buy this game as soon as you can.



Maruf Hassan
Maruf Hassan reviewed a game
PC
Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition
Reviewed: Jan 10, 2022
10.00

This is one of the best games I have ever played. I was a little hesitant before playing the game as it mostly involves a bow and arrow for combat but I enjoyed the gameplay through and through. The story is enticing and keeps you wanting more and more by answering one question and putting up two more. The game is set in a post-apocalyptic future where the world is filled with machines as the wildlife. The game unfolds the story and kept me guessing and answered almost all my questions by the end of the game. Everything in this game was a breath of fresh air. The only thing that bugged me was that I couldn't command the machines to follow me or attack a particular enemy otherwise everything was fantastic. I highly recommend to play this game once completely and then go for the DLC as the weapons in the DLC are quite OP for the base game.

minasyan.95
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Bryan DeLoach
Bryan DeLoach reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
Bloodborne
Reviewed: Jan 10, 2022
9.20

Really amazing game. First Soulsborne game I’ve beaten, and I’d say probably the most fun/accessible of all the ones I’ve played. After playing maybe 20 hours of Dark Souls and a ton of hours of Nioh 2, I was encouraged to give this one a try. Very glad I did. It seems to have the best of both of those games in one tight package. It has the super fast and buttery smooth combat that I loved about Nioh, but also the amazing level design and deep lore that you can expect from a Souls game. The story seemed a little more clear and engaging than Dark Souls, as you’re basically just a hunter taking down monsters as the night progresses and becomes more of a nightmare. Cool simple concept with lots of depth if you look for it.

I also find it a little easier than Dark Souls games once you adjust to the speed of the combat. In the Souls games it feels like the level design is the main enemy, while in Bloodborne, it’s mainly just the enemies you have to worry about, so you can just focus on improving your skills and leveling up to conquer the map. It’s not until the endgame when you start encountering super difficult levels that kill you just for having the audacity to exist in them. Bosses are fun and varied, and most of them are manageable to beat solo. Also I appreciate that the game isn’t super long. Dark Souls feels very sprawling and ambiguous with its story/progression, Nioh just felt endless, but Bloodborne feels paced quite well. Took me about 60 hours taking my time to beat the main story along with all the optional areas/bosses, etc., though it went by fast as the progression and exploration are quite addicting.

Can’t think of many cons really, it’s extremely polished, and it’s basically accomplishing exactly what it’s designed to do. Only thing that really upset me was when I beat the game it immediately dumped me into New Game+ and I lost access to every area I had previously unlocked. This wouldn’t be a huge deal but when trying to play the DLC I had to replay a decent chunk of the game. I wish the game gave me a warning about NG+ or the DLC being difficult to access after beating the game. Bummer.

Either way, overall it’s scary, exhilarating, at times frustrating, but overall very satisfying to play.

Titan B
Titan B reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
Among Us
Reviewed: Jan 9, 2022
9.20
WARNING
This review contains spoilers.

This game,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, is like soooo good and also good for beginners who wanna just enjoy murder mystery. And also you can play it with friends too,, this option of playing with friends is just so awesome that everybody has to give it a try ,,,,, at least once!!!!

Well in this game you have to do tasks while the imposter a.k.a the murderer is trying to kill you,,, and if the imposter kills all the crewmates (who do the tasks) then the imposter wins. But if the crewmates complete all their tasks then they will win or if they vote out the imposter.

ArtemFanBoy
ArtemFanBoy reviewed a game
PC
Friday the 13th: The Game
Reviewed: Jan 9, 2022
1.00

Nowadays this game is unplayable if you play in public lobbies. Only if you have friends to play with. Overall just waste of your money.


Connor Ballantine
Connor Ballantine reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Pokémon Sword
Reviewed: Jan 9, 2022
7.00

All in all, a pretty good game. For both long time fans and new ones alike, exploring this world is good fun. While the graphics are greatly improved, and a fair amount to the game is 3D, lots of the game refers to classic gameplay, such as the cooking of meals and the semi- birds eye view while inside some buildings.

I guess my only concern is the story itself. For fans of the older games, this games' story is a tad uninventive. While all the Pokémon games follow the same rough plot, this game seems to only send you from one gym to the next, with not much else to do apart from catch and train Pokémon. However, this is made up for by the vast world with many different environments, and the gameplay itself.

Despite this, definitely a game I would recommend for old and new fans alike.

Connor Ballantine
Connor Ballantine reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Reviewed: Jan 9, 2022
10.00
WARNING
This review contains spoilers.

Breath of the Wild is easily my favourite Nintendo game of all time. Explore vast deserts, swamps, snow-capped mountains, volcanos and more. Fight enemies and collect new gear, weapons and abilities while solving puzzles to help Link become stronger.

The great thing about this game is how good it is for beginners. While the tutorial area, the great plateau is large, even the size of the entire map of other Zelda games, even beginners can complete it in under a few hours, and already have a grasp on the full gameplay by then. Plus, the game allows you to solve puzzles any way you can think of, meaning it feels like more of an accomplishment to complete it.

The graphics on this game are also incredibly realistic. Almost everywhere you look are stunning expanses of beautiful scenery never seen before in a Zelda game.

In summary, if you have got a Nintendo Switch, you should buy this game as soon as you can.



Tryxter
Tryxter reviewed a game
Nintendo 3DS
YO-KAI WATCH
Reviewed: Jan 8, 2022
9.40

Yo Kai Watch is such a fun experience. I loved all the characters, how much personality the Yo-Kai, just, all-around good fun. It s like Pokemon in that you collect Yo-Kai, but it has so many more in-depth elements to it. I absolutely loved this.

Tryxter
Tryxter reviewed a game
Nintendo 3DS
Monster Hunter Stories
Reviewed: Jan 8, 2022
9.40

This game takes the Monster Hunter world and places you in a position to play like it's Pokemon. This game was so much fun and has such a great story to go along with it. It's perfect on the 3DS, and I loved playing it.

Алексей Ларюшкин
Xbox One
Assetto Corsa Competizione
Reviewed: Jan 8, 2022
10.00

Best racing game ever, but in 2021 after several patches and using wheel

Dario Di Martino
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aziz
aziz reviewed a game
Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PC
It Takes Two
Reviewed: Jan 7, 2022
10.00

Multiplayer coop games are not yet dead! Hazelight studios can really offer us a unique multiplayer coop experience no other companies can provide. I love everything about this game. Multiplayer coop always has a special place in my heart. I used to play console games with my friends added with the experience of having played it on split-screen. This game made me feel like I'm a kid reminiscing those memories I had. What made this game so extra special is the fact that I and the love of my life played it together. We were screaming like those kids, arguing about how to solve the puzzle, and most importantly, this is the only game she ever played with me. Thank you Hazelight studios for this game! I am still hoping to see more coop multiplayer games like this. Everything is too perfect for me when it comes to this game. The graphics, the variation of gameplays, the audio, and most importantly the story itself.

VISUALS

Artistry: 12/12

Technical Merit: 8/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 12/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 8/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 8/8

Player Agency: 8/8

Accessibility: 4/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 10/10

Depth: 5/5

Variety: 5/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 8/8

Heart: 6/6

Originality: 6/6

Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PC
Life is Strange
Reviewed: Jan 7, 2022
7.60

I rarely play games with Narrative concepts like this. Upon searching the internet with the games with an amazing stories. Life is strange keeps on popping off the charts. I suddenly gave this a try. Honestly, at first, It's a cringe game for me due to the way how the game was designed and their bad voice acting. However, after finishing the first episode, my impression of this game changed, and played this in a different way as if my life really depends on it. I learned how to value the impacts of each choice. I can really say that this game indeed has one of the most amazing storylines ever. Max and Chloe's journey are so unique. It was fun yet it was too depressing as well. I chose the ending where I got to save Chloe and it turned out that majority of people who played it also did the same. What I really like about this game aside from its story is the soundtrack. Damn! Every scene will hit you right in the feels! kudos to those music arrangers and composers of this game.

VISUALS

Artistry: 7/12

Technical Merit: 5/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 12/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 6/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 6/8

Player Agency: 6/8

Accessibility: 3/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 7/10

Depth: 3/5

Variety: 3/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 8/8

Heart: 4/6

Originality: 6/6

Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PC
Ryse: Son of Rome
Reviewed: Jan 7, 2022
8.10

This game has one of the most interesting mechanics of its genre. It was too underrated to the point there are only a few people who tried playing this. I definitely loved this game. Especially the battle mechanics. It's so fluid, the interactions between the enemies, the storyline and also the graphics. There are only a few games in this genre that really caught my attention. It was a bit short game though. Hoping to see more games from Crytek soon.

VISUALS

Artistry: 11/12

Technical Merit: 7/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 10/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 5/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 6/8

Player Agency: 5/8

Accessibility: 3/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 10/10

Depth: 4/5

Variety: 5/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 6/8

Heart: 4/6

Originality: 5/6

Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PC
Call of Duty: WWII
Reviewed: Jan 7, 2022
7.00

I only played the campaign version. This is one of the games that was recommended by one of my youtube recommendations. The story is somewhat short as to expect in any Call of Duty game. However, the graphics are good. The immersive experience is also there. Thestorytelling doesn't seem original even the gameplay.

VISUALS

Artistry: 12/12

Technical Merit: 6/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 10/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 6/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 5/8

Player Agency: 3/8

Accessibility: 2/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 8/10

Depth: 3/5

Variety: 3/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 5/8

Heart: 3/6

Originality: 3/6

Karthi Arul
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Nassim MGS
Nassim MGS reviewed a game
Gary O Mereon
Gary O Mereon reviewed a game
maik.heck
maik.heck reviewed a game
Nintendo 3DS
Luigi's Mansion
Reviewed: Jan 6, 2022
8.50

**This review is for the original GameCube version as there is no official page for it here on whatoplay**

This game is near and dear to my heart. It was Christmas of 2001 when my parents gifted my brother and I with the new, hot console from Nintendo, the GameCube. Of the three games they bought for us to go with it, the other two being Mario Kart: Double Dash and Super Smash Bros. Melee—both great games in their own right—Luigi's Mansion stands out among them because it was the first game I ever played on the GameCube. To say my young, little mind was blown is an understatement. Being raised on SNES and N64, the updated graphics was such an exciting thing to witness. A core memory was born and I will always think back fondly on that simple time.

Say what you want about Luigi, but I credit this game with making him my favorite Mario character. He's brimming with a distinct personality every other major Mario character lacks (besides Bowser in the Mario & Luigi series). And his motivation is solid: despite turning his overalls a different color by the end of the night, a sniveling coward makes the choice to fight malicious ghosties in a haunted mansion with a damn vacuum because someone important to him is in danger. I respect that. Best Mario character lol

Luigi's Mansion is not a perfect game by any means—it's very easy, short, repetitive and the camera at times can be fixed in very frustrating places (especially for the final boss fight, oh lordy)—but upon revisiting it two decades later, it's just as much fun to play now as it was back then. The Poltergust 3000 is such a different tool to utilize when fighting with enemies or interacting with the world in general and I'll never get tired of using it. The elemental powers were a nice touch to keep the gameplay from going stale, though I wish the final boss fight incorporated everything we have learned about using each elemental power to make it more challenging and thematically satisfying. It seems like a wasted opportunity. Also, I need to rant about this real quick: that locked door on the first floor that blocks the staircase that leads to the second floor can go to Hell. Forcing me to take the scenic route—which includes having to listen to a certain character's cries of terror from below—every time I needed to backtrack was a dirty move. Just, it can burn.

Overall, Luigi's Mansion is a solid game that I recommend everyone try out at least once. It's a weird and different experience for a launch title but I think Nintendo's gamble paid off. Starting next year, I'm gonna make sure this one's in my rotation to kick off Spooky Month.

Craig Desmond
Craig Desmond reviewed a game
PlayStation 5
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
Reviewed: Jan 6, 2022
9.00

Rift Apart is the ps5's first killer app. Rift Apart has superbly designed planets with each planet offering something different to the player, with one planet having a dimension swap gimmick and another being an open world playground makes every planet a treat to visit. The weapons are the star of the shows as often is the case in the ratchet games with old favorites and new weapons that fit perfectly into the combat system make every second of combat an absolute joy. The use of haptic feedback makes the weapons feel even more gratifying to use than in previous games. The graphics are jaw dropping on ray tracing 60fps mode and the framerate was buttery smooth throughout. The story in rift apart is a huge improvment on the movication that occured in the 2016 game, but still has moments where the disney like kids writing comes out with characters repeating or stating things unnaturally just to ensure no one misses some of it's beats. The characters are great but Rivet steals the show in every scene she's in. The story is engaging but a few weak moments are peppered throughout. The soundtrack is enjoyable in the moment but not overly memorable beyond it. The gameplay loop is the best thing about the game is the gameplay loop as leveling up weapons gives constant gratification all through the game. The extra content the game offers is designed greatly and I only wish there was more of it which can be said about the game as a whole. Rift apart is a phenomenal game that while short is a must play for all PS5 owners

Vi Hoàng Khang
Vi Hoàng Khang reviewed a game
Shadow
Shadow reviewed a game
PC
Age of Empires IV
Reviewed: Jan 6, 2022
8.20

I used to play age of empires 2 and 3 when I was a child and after playing aoe 4 now I must say that the developers have nailed it. Gameplay remains kind of similar with some changes here and there. But you get great graphics with various different factions. If you love history then definitely try out the single player campaign of this game. It has real life cinematics explaining how the war was being fought between kings at earlier times.