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Colton Mulligan reviewed a game

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Colton Mulligan
Colton Mulligan reviewed a game
iOS
The Ensign
Reviewed: May 16, 2022
9.50

Minimalism at its best, beautiful storytelling. I wish there were more games like this.

Colton Mulligan
Colton Mulligan reviewed a game
iOS
A Dark Room
Reviewed: May 16, 2022
9.50

Minimalism at its best, beautiful storytelling. I wish there were more games like this.

Colton Mulligan
Colton Mulligan reviewed a game
PC
Portal 2
Reviewed: May 16, 2022
9.60

probably the best writing I’ve seen in a game, along with being utterly engaging.

Colton Mulligan
Colton Mulligan reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Pokemon Legends: Arceus
Reviewed: May 16, 2022
7.90

The world wasn’t dangerous enough. I’m sure I would love it more if I came to it as a massive Pokémon fan, but coming from the BOTW fan side, the exploration was not as exciting, and the side quests weren’t terribly engaging.

Colton Mulligan
Colton Mulligan reviewed a game
Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PC
Attack on Titan
Reviewed: May 14, 2022
7.50

VISUALS

Artistry: 9/12

Technical Merit: 6/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 10/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 7/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 7/8

Player Agency: 5/8

Accessibility: 3/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 7/10

Depth: 3/5

Variety: 4/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 7/8

Heart: 5/6

Originality: 3/6

kerilet395
kerilet395 reviewed a game
PC
LOTUS-Simulator
Reviewed: May 14, 2022
3.00
WARNING
This review contains spoilers.

Welcome to the truth about Lotus Simulator.

A bit about the background of the Lotus-Simulator and the developers

Lotus Simulator is intended to be one of "most realistic" and "detailed" Puplic Transport simulators including busses, trains, trams and subways and also many more features like a dispatcher/ control center mode and multiplayer. Also Lotus should be highley moddable and include tools to create your own vehicles, maps etc. Lotus remains unfinished untill today, still missing fetures and being full of bugs. Lotus was originally planned to be the unofficial sucessor of Omsi 2. Oriolussoftware was also founded at around 2014/15 and since then Lotus has been in development. In 2016 Lotus was annouced by the Youtuber CaptnUbrauchbar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydBzOl3DCug . Like I said, there were many features annouced (for more informations about them, look at the Lotus steam-page) and the following showcase videos looked very promising. The Omsi-Community was hyped by Lotus, because it promised many new features and a new modern engine with better graphics than Omsi 2. 


The Price and release policy

In 2018 Lotus was released for 39,99€ on steam as Early Access. There was confusion about it right from the start, because it was called Lotus-Simulator Rails Module on steam and only featured Rail vehicles. At the release date there were no Busses included in Lotus, wich was a big disappointment for the Omsi-Community. The Busses would be added with a later update in 2019 in a new extension called "Lotus-Simulator Streetes Module" for also 39,99€. So if you want Busses you will have to buy this "Street-Module". The developers call this "Module-System" and you could also buy only the Bus Module but then you cannot drive rail vehicles. So you needed to pay almost 80€ if you want to drive rail and street vehicles. Later there was a bundle of these two Modules released for still 60€. So Lotus is quite expensive compared to Omsi 2 or Train Simulator.


Now to the actual content and how the developers work

Although being released as Early Access, the content and features of the game at release were just a disappointment and it really wasnt more than a tech demo in the first months. There was only one tram (Gt6n) with basic functions (driving, sounds and lights, a few animations like the doors) and one small map (called "Diorama") wich was just as small as a model railway layout. At least you could already use the content-tool for importing own models and the map editor. But the tools were buggy and many festures are still missing like the game itself. Also, the performence was not great at the start. Lotus was hyped at the release, but also received lots of criticism. Oriolussoftware said (and still says) that they wanted to release the game as early as possible for the community to create mods and 3rd-Party Developers to create addons. Also they said they will listen to community feedback during the development. They will add the annouced features in the future. In the beginnig there were quite a few modders creating new content for Lotus like vehicles and maps. But most of the projects would later be abandoned because the community got tired of the Lotus developer policy.


Conclusion - Lotus has lots of potential, but unfortunately due to wrong development policy and ignorant behavior from Oriolussoftware to the Omsi community it really struggles to be as successful as Omsi.

Lotus is now much more advanced than at the release date, and many annouced features were actually done, but there is also a lot of content still missing (i will not tell what excatly, you can research it yourself if interested) and the development speed is very slow. It probably will take years untill everything that was annoced will be completed. By years, I mean at least 5, maybe 10 or more. There are already other Simulators like Tramsim or The Bus, wich progress much faster than Lotus and in the future it will be difficult for Lotus to atract new players.

I would not recommend you to buy Lotus if you want to play a finished game, only if you are interested in the content or one of the DLCs and are willing to wait for the slow updates. Or if you want to create mods for the game. If you want a Bus-Simulator, then Omsi 2 is your way to go. Omsi 2 has still a big fanbase and there is lots of content available.


Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PC
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
Reviewed: May 14, 2022
7.20

VISUALS

Artistry: 9/12

Technical Merit: 6/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 9/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 7/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 7/8

Player Agency: 5/8

Accessibility: 3/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 7/10

Depth: 3/5

Variety: 3/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 6/8

Heart: 6/6

Originality: 3/6

Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PC
Final Fantasy XIII-2
Reviewed: May 14, 2022
7.00

VISUALS

Artistry: 9/12

Technical Merit: 6/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 9/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 7/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 7/8

Player Agency: 5/8

Accessibility: 3/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 7/10

Depth: 3/5

Variety: 3/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 4/8

Heart: 4/6

Originality: 3/6

Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PC
Final Fantasy XIII
Reviewed: May 14, 2022
7.30

VISUALS

Artistry: 9/12

Technical Merit: 6/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 9/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 7/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 7/8

Player Agency: 5/8

Accessibility: 3/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 7/10

Depth: 3/5

Variety: 3/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 6/8

Heart: 5/6

Originality: 3/6

Horizon Aloy
Horizon Aloy reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
God of War
Reviewed: May 14, 2022
9.40

It's Good Content and No DLC a Polished Game but kinda suck repetitive Side Quest.

Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
Xbox Series X
Trek to Yomi
Reviewed: May 14, 2022
7.20

Trek to Yomi is one of those games that caught my attention this year. The way it was presented actually looks so incredible to me: just pure black and white samurai game. This game showed a lot of potential in many different ways. The graphics actually look so decent, especially the cinematography. I honestly had a high expectations for this game since I've got to play Japanese-like games like Ghost of Tsushima and Sekiro. This one is different. The story is somewhat mediocre, the prologue seems promising and eventually turned into a horror-like one with creepy Japanese folk-lore references behind it. The gameplay seems fine and needs a lot of polishing. The fighting mechanics are so stiff and lacking with a feeling of satisfaction. I love slashing enemies with fashion. The parry system doesn't actually work at times. Overall, this game still needs to be developed further though I can see that it showed a lot of potential.

VISUALS

Artistry: 10/12

Technical Merit: 7/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 12/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 6/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 3/8

Player Agency: 5/8

Accessibility: 3/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 5/10

Depth: 3/5

Variety: 3/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 7/8

Heart: 4/6

Originality: 4/6

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Jeremie Carrero
Jeremie Carrero reviewed a game
Xbox Series X
HALO Infinite
Reviewed: May 14, 2022
7.50

I finished the campaign and I enjoyed it. I wouldn't say it's my favorite campaign out of the halo games but it was still fun to play. The open world was a fun edition even though the side content is very basic for open world games.

Reza Fauzy Rakhman
Reza Fauzy Rakhman reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
The Last of Us: Part II
Reviewed: May 12, 2022
10.00

It's beyond game I think, I never felt so much emotions in game before, it's sad, dark and uncomfortable but still one of the best game I've ever played, the story, gameplay, soundtrack, controversy, etc.


s188561
s188561 reviewed a game
Xbox 360
Grand Theft Auto V
Reviewed: May 12, 2022
10.00

I play this game all the time on the PlayStation it's the best thing I've ever played.

Jeremie Carrero
Jeremie Carrero reviewed a game
Xbox One
The Walking Dead: The Final Season
Reviewed: May 11, 2022
9.00

I finally finished the game I enjoyed every moment of it. The story, voice acting, and gameplay are all great. I loved the ending.

Macska Kutya
Macska Kutya reviewed a game
Christian
Christian reviewed a game
PC
Return to Castle Wolfenstein
Reviewed: May 11, 2022
10.00

This game is just special. Most fun I had in egoshooters. The mod enemy Teritory is even better. When remake?

Cashius Menefee
Cashius Menefee reviewed a game
PC
Hades
Reviewed: May 11, 2022
10.00

the mechanics of this game is impeccable

Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
Marvel's Spider-Man: The Heist
Reviewed: May 11, 2022
8.50

VISUALS

Artistry: 12/12

Technical Merit: 8/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 10/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 6/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 7/8

Player Agency: 8/8

Accessibility: 3/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 9/10

Depth: 4/5

Variety: 3/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 6/8

Heart: 3/6

Originality: 6/6

Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
Marvel's Spider-Man: Turf Wars
Reviewed: May 11, 2022
8.50

VISUALS

Artistry: 12/12

Technical Merit: 8/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 10/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 6/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 7/8

Player Agency: 8/8

Accessibility: 3/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 9/10

Depth: 4/5

Variety: 3/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 6/8

Heart: 3/6

Originality: 6/6

Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
Marvel's Spider-Man: Silver Lining
Reviewed: May 11, 2022
8.50

VISUALS

Artistry: 12/12

Technical Merit: 8/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 10/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 6/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 7/8

Player Agency: 8/8

Accessibility: 3/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 9/10

Depth: 4/5

Variety: 3/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 6/8

Heart: 3/6

Originality: 6/6

Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PC
Zenith: The Last City
Reviewed: May 10, 2022
7.90
EARLY ACCESS REVIEW

This is actually one of the few Oculus Games out there that caught my attention. Imagine playing an MMORPG but in VR. Zenith: The last city actually gave me that. Honestly, the game is fun at first and became repetitive as time passed by. Probably because of the fact that it is an MMORPG game. Playing in VR actually gives this game an extra level of immersion. Exploring the city, cooking, casting spells, crafting items, and meeting in-game players are actually fun things to do inside virtual reality. Just like other VR games, there are lots of squeakers out here too. Sometimes it's annoying, but you'll get used to it. The thing I actually don't like about this game is the graphics. I expected too much for a VR game to be honest. There are lots of VR games with amazing graphics. Hopefully, Zenith will improve on that. As of now, it looked like a PS3 game. The servers are somewhat unstable but still playable. Hoping to see some more improvements in the future. Lastly, I realized that I stopped playing this game is actually because of the fact that it doesn't have a strong storyline unlike other RPG games out there like Genshin Impact.

VISUALS

Artistry: 6/12

Technical Merit: 4/8


SOUND DESIGN

Music: 10/12

Sound Effects & Vocals: 6/8


INTERACTION

Control & Interface: 7/8

Player Agency: 8/8

Accessibility: 3/4


MECHANICS

Feedback & Fun: 9/10

Depth: 4/5

Variety: 5/5


CHARACTER

Narrative: 6/8

Heart: 3/6

Originality: 6/6

Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PlayStation 5
Horizon Forbidden West
Reviewed: May 10, 2022
9.90

Horizon Forbidden West is a love story from the developers. As a PS5 owner, I can say that this game really has exceeded most of my expectations. Everything was met. Everything is incredible from start to finish. By far this is the longest game I have played this year. But it's all worth it. Performance mode on PS5 is a game-changer. 4K on 60 fps is eye candy. 4K 30 fps fidelity mode is also on another level. You can really feel the next-gen vibe while playing this. Everything is great!. I love the haptic feedback and Adaptive Triggers it got. It added a new layer of immersion. The gameplay seems similar to Horizon Zero Dawn, but at least they added more stuff for you to experience. There are new weapons, new machines to override, new Cauldrons to explore, and new Tallnecks to discover. They didn't do that as linear, they did that with a twist. The story this time is much deeper and uncovers some important details the first Horizon was missing. Damn! This is one of the games of the year for me.

PLATINUM TROPHY UNLOCKED!


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: 5/6

Jezreel Ian Manuel
Jezreel Ian Manuel reviewed a game
PlayStation 5
Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered
Reviewed: May 10, 2022
10.00

Played this remastered version on PS5 and I can say that this is still one of the best games I have ever played out there! The remastered version on PS5 looks incredible on many different levels. The recent update on 4K Variable Refresh Rate 120 Hz is a game changer! I can't just stop swinging throughout the streets of New York. The visuals are fantastic as ever. The new recasting of Peter Parker is okay for me. It actually depicts the ideal Peter Parker based on the comics. If you owned a PS5, try this!

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

Vindecode
Vindecode reviewed a game
PC
Farm Together
Reviewed: May 10, 2022
9.00
WARNING
This review contains spoilers.

Game that will eat your free time that you won't notice. Why ? because this game is so relaxing and satisfying no pressure at all. The most important thing is that you can play it with your family, love ones or your friends. Plant all you want and design your farm by organizing your plants, animals, stores and home. Also you can customize your character and your Tractor and when you have enough levels then you can have a pet that will follow you wherever you are it could be (cat, dog, bird).


SPOILERS

If you're new then i suggest to visit some farms from others with big levels already and harvest any variants of (tea and orchid) this will boost your level but don't forget to use a tractor by pressing v but first you need to go to gasoline station this will help you to harvest fast using tractor. Then when you have enough level (40 or 50) you can start creating your own farm. ;)

chaap tilak
chaap tilak reviewed a game
Raine
Raine reviewed a game
iOS
Knotwords
Reviewed: May 10, 2022
10.00

Been a bit over the wordle craze now, but I am still down for a great word game.

Here’s one that really struck my fancy.


It’s a twist on the usual crossword puzzle mixed with scrabble. It’s also a daily, or rather weekly sort of game. You get a new puzzle every day, but you can just wait a couple of days and then play a bunch of rounds the next time. But they all reset on Monday.


There is a game and some things locked by a paywall, but I don’t think you won’t enjoy this game if you don’t pay. There are no ads, and everything works well.


I’m excited for it to get harder for me as I progress!

Abraham Kevin Gagui
Abraham Kevin Gagui reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt — Complete Edition
Reviewed: May 10, 2022
9.70

The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt : CE for me is one of the best games i've play in the system, this game has a wide variety when it comes to stat or skill building, you have control to which path you want to go according to your choice of responses to NPC's (Main or Side Quest) for me this is the game I wouldn't let go (Trade/Sell). I've played the game first on Switch, tried it on PC and still loved it. it has a very big difference when it comes to graphics but im more of a handheld kind of person. I would highly recommend this game to a RPG fan.

Kolby Hatcher
Kolby Hatcher reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
Red Dead Redemption 2
Reviewed: May 9, 2022
10.00

Finished the story about a week ago. One of the best stories in all of gaming.

Only Ace
Only Ace reviewed a game
PC
GhostWire: Tokyo
Reviewed: May 9, 2022
8.20

This game was good, i dont honestly know why such a lower score.

Pros: Nice Story, okay combat (can feel stiff at times), and pretty good progression system

Cons: From a technical standpoint the game is okay in the sense of optimization, wish movement felt fluent, the map is a mess lol

Overall I enjoyed my play through

DunAard
DunAard reviewed a game
PC
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy
Reviewed: May 8, 2022
7.00

🔺 Los diálogos y la ambientación rozan la perfección. Hay una buena variedad de escenarios.

🔺 Tiene una comedia muy ligera que no se hace pesada en ningún momento y te echas unas buenas risas en muchas ocasiones.

🔺Sorprende la calidad de las animaciones faciales en los personajes principales y secundarios.

🔺El soundtrack está muy bien elegido con la temática y el lore del juego, de lo mejor de todo el conjunto.

🔻El combate es muy simple, apenas tiene profundidad y se hace repetitivo.

🔻El manejo es bastante ortopédico y se buguea fácilmente.

Steve Andrade
Steve Andrade reviewed a game
Xbox Series X
Cyberpunk 2077
Reviewed: May 8, 2022
7.00

Wow. This is a toughie to review so I'm going to keep it short and maybe add as time goes on.


• Ok gunplay and first person hand to hand combat, but I wish there was a way to more fluidly switch between the two; a fix for that would make up close combat John Wick style badass.

• There's some exploration to be done, but Night City could be so much more. It would be great to be able to enter any building and find loot and extra quests to unlock. Night City feels more like a backdrop and less immersive than it really could be.

• The story is engaging at times, but not enough so to fully pull you in.

• There are occasional difficulty spikes that are absolutely insane and outright impossible to tackle even after you have leveled up to max street cred and have an arsenal of powerful weapons and have mad combat skills.

• This game is glitchy as hell. NPCs will strike odd poses and sometimes you can see them sitting in an invisible car. Matter of fact, I beat Adam Smasher by exploiting a glitch by getting him accidentally stuck Ina spot where I was above him and he could fire, but wouldn't jump up to the next platform.

• The stealth sections are cool and using your cyberware to leverage exploits in the environment is a good idea and oddly enough, this is what Crysis could have used with the Nanosuit and I hope to see it in the upcoming Crysis 4.

• Johnny Silverhand is a cool antagonist, but his storyline could have used a bit more fleshing out early on into it; it was a bit of a jolt and confusing.

• The soundtrack is incredible with occasional top tier voice acting but some of the side characters you can tell they grabbed off the subway

• The Series S handles this game surprisingly well. I also own it on PC and I'm impressed with what they did with what resources were available. While the performance dip is noticeable from my 3060 rig in which it runs at a steady 60, it still holds up well and I seldom see it dip below 30FPS, which is definitely playable. I never played it on Xbox One, but I've heard the horror stories and I'm impressed that it actually ran on that console.

GetWreckedNoobs
GetWreckedNoobs reviewed a game
Xbox One
AI: The Somnium Files
Reviewed: May 8, 2022
9.00

Underrated Detective Game with Perverted Humor,Great VoiceActing, Story, Music with Clingy Moments

Kage Lolshin
Kage Lolshin reviewed a game
JustFlaxen_
JustFlaxen_ reviewed a game
Xbox 360
Saints Row 2
Reviewed: May 5, 2022
9.60

Woah, I have recently finished the game and damn it's extremely fun. I can't believe how this game feels so alive, every NPC is doing something different and the map is so much better than the first game. This game is a huge improvement from the first game and probably the best game in the series, the gameplay is awesome, the customization is totally PEAK like I can't describe how in depth the customization is for every single thing from your character to your car and the story is phenomenal with having a gritty story with chaotic action and it can be hilarious at times with the timings. The side missions and activities are fun as well and there is a lot to do throughout the city even after finishing the game! The main missions are also very good but some of the missions aren't the best but still good, I gotta say that this game is better than most GTA games imo. This game is definitely not a GTA clone, it has some similarities but it's extremely different from GTA, same thing with the first game. It's a legendary game and I would recommend it to anyone.

Николаи Астапенко
leo
leo reviewed a game
gdrive dump
gdrive dump reviewed a game
PC
Divinity: Original Sin II
Reviewed: May 4, 2022
10.00

Loads of content. I found myself playing from one night into the next. Insanely replayable as well.

Fred Horein
Fred Horein reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Menseki Genius
Reviewed: May 4, 2022
1.00
WARNING
This review contains spoilers.

At least one of the levels is impossible. It's a tic tac toe grid with the numbers 15, 16, and 17 scattered in it, with the goal of finding the size of the center. Based on just the rectangle sizes, one must conclude that the center has 17*16/15 = 18.133333. But fractions aren't allowed, so we know they messed up already. The problem is that the length of some sides are defined. At first, I just used that to determine that the widths of the outer columns are identical, as were the heights of the outer rows (this let me assign areas to all of the non-center rectangles). But we could use also those numbers to determine the actual widths and heights of the rows. Well, we could, IF THEY WERE ACCURATE. The are not. You can calculate different values for the widths and heights depending on which rectangles you start with in those calculations. The game claimed the actual answer was 24, which should have raised red flags given how large it was compared to every other rectangle in the grid (all of which were either 15, 16, or 17). Somehow, it did not. This is the most disappointing puzzle game I have ever bought.

ndr
ndr reviewed a game
PC
STAR WARS Jedi: Fallen Order
Reviewed: May 4, 2022
8.00
VERIFIED

I got a chance to play this game for a couple of weeks, beat it for around 20 hours, and now, In celebration of May 4th "Star Wars day" to write a review.

The story created more sense to the Star Wars canon since "Order 66" is not a complete success. There are some Jedi's survived the purge like Obi-wan, grandmaster Yoda and the man of this game Cal Kestis. 

Throughout his journey, you will learn the ways of a Jedi that can be used in combat and traversing through obstacles. Judging from how it is played, it feels like I am playing "Uncharted" or "Tomb Raider" without guns but with the spice of a "Souls" game.

*giggles when lightsaber decapitates enemy

It's not much of an open world since you can only visit a limited number of planets. This game will certainly satisfy your itch for exploration along with discovering hidden paths and unlocking secret item boxes but will always remind you for a skill check therefore detours are inevitable.

Replayability-wise, you can always practice your mastery of the force (or have fun playing with the force) through playing combat challenges and battle grid. Completing these challenges will earn you tokens that can be exchanged for rewards.

Overall, EA games did not let me down on this one, in which the story is its strongest point. They made this game loyal to the Star Wars canon and even made it open for future sequels, spin-offs, and cameos. 

Andrew Boiko
Andrew Boiko reviewed a game
PC
Fallout: New Vegas
Reviewed: May 3, 2022
10.00

My favorite videogame with vivid story and cool gameplay!

Cristiana
Cristiana reviewed a game
Xbox Series X
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy
Reviewed: May 3, 2022
8.50

I am so glad that this was my first marvel game cause this game has everything that I want in a story driven game. It has a great story, wonderful characters and a simple yet fun shooting gameplay. 


I was quite scared to dive into this game at first since advertisements about the game mentioned that your actions can affect your teammates and how they see and act toward you. After beating the game I can say that it isn't really all that serious. It just changes a few dialogues between characters but it does not bring drastic changes to the story.


Let's start with the controls. The controls are simple but at times it can be confusing. I end up using my own skills instead of my ally commands at times. 


Now to sound. The sound in this game is fantastic. Not only does it have great soundtracks when you are exploring the different worlds but when you are in team rally mode, you get to listen to some of the best songs in the early 70s and 80s.


The graphics are excellent as well. A good example is when you get to meet Lady Hellbender and visit her domain. Everything else just sticks out and becomes memorable.


As for the story. I do not want to spoil it. It has an interesting twist. 


All in all, the game is worth playing. It's on Game Pass, so there is no excuse for you to not try it.



Cristiana
Cristiana reviewed a game
Xbox One
Minecraft Dungeons
Reviewed: May 3, 2022
7.00

I've always enjoyed Minecraft when I first played it. Building my own base and trying to survive the night was always a joy. And when I saw Minecraft Dungeon, my curiosity grew more. Gameplay is like Torchlight 2 and I really enjoyed that game. So, will it be a good combination? A game that built its fame through crafting but now joining the ranks of ARPGs like Torchlight?


Well, it's fun. But, not that deep. ARPGs like Torchlight 2 have some depth such as skill trees and stat points. Sadly, Minecraft doesn't have that much depth to it and I can understand. The game itself is geared towards the demographic of Minecraft and that is young kids.


There are no skill trees but you need to manage the upgrade points you earn when you gain a level. These points are used to upgrade passive skill on your gear. But, you need to choose wisely since you don't want to spend all points on a common gear. It's best you save it for better rarity gear.


As for spells, you come equipped with Artifacts. Artifacts are items that you can use to aid you. Some are offensive such as casting a high-damage beam or firing an explosive rocket on your next bow attack. While others are defensive such as casting an aura that heals you per second you are in its radius.


The game doesn't have a class system so you are at the mercy of what items you find along the way. Want to be a melee based fighter? If you end up getting items that increase range skills and have higher rarity bows, too bad. Looks like you'll have to be a ranger for a while.


The graphics are simple. It isn't as gorgeous as other Series X games. But, Minecraft has always been about simple graphics so it isn't really much of an issue.


The music is lackluster. The only times I could remember there is any music at all is when you are at the hub or when you are face to face with a sub-boss like the Enderman.


The controls are great. It's simple and easy to use and there are no button combinations that other games have which can cause confusion.


All in all, if you want to play a game that is great for casual and die hard arpg fans, play Minecraft Dungeons. Just don't expect it to be as deep as any other games of that genre.



GwapoKo
GwapoKo reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Hollow Knight
Reviewed: May 3, 2022
9.00

Hollow Knight is probably one of the unique Metroidvania games that I played for a while now. I was hooked by the video-game's mysterious plot. The gameplay is good, but some say it's hard, but it's easy once you mastered it. Surely, A must-play for the action-platformer enthusiast out there. 

Al Joseph Condino
Al Joseph Condino reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Super Mario Odyssey
Reviewed: May 2, 2022
7.70

This is my first time playing the game Super Mario on switch. As a mario fan Im aware of the game story and the classic 2D mario game I played on DVDs, I dislike the 3D aspect of this game but that doesn't mean I hate the graphics. Though, the game is so creative. I like the game mechanic where you can control enemies by throwing the cap on them. This make the game fun. I am not still done with the game so this review will update over time. But all I can say the game is a bit easy than the classic 2D mario games i play on DVDs.

Feliciano Mondigo III
Feliciano Mondigo III reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim
Reviewed: May 2, 2022
9.80

The Switch really is the perfect platform for visual novels. 13 Sentinels Aegis Rim is a surprisingly different take on the genre. It managed to juggle 13 different protagonists in a multi-layered science fiction story. Each character has its own set of mysteries to solve and answers to find. The game's visual novel section will piece together the events in a fragmented type of storytelling. It can get confusing most of the time, so I recommend having a notepad to keep track of multiple names.

Apart from its Visual Novel sections, 13 Sentinels Aegis Rim has actual combat. In between its point and click visual novel adventure, it's a mecha game. Like Into The Breach, or XCOM, battles require careful thinking, or brute force. Eliminate a legion of relentless Kaijus called 'Deimos' using. your 'Sentinel' to save the day. It's a simple premise, but the story gets even deeper after every incursion.

These two sections: the visual novel and the tactical gameplay, make up the core experience of Aegis Rim. Vanillaware somehow blended these mechanics into one seamless experience. It's a game that's best played blind, so be careful when you're searching around the internet.

If you enjoy games like Persona, Ace Attorney or even Steins; Gate, Aegis Rim has a lot of themes dealing with all things sci-fi, and anime tropes.

I recommend playing it on the Switch since it's compact and Vanillaware included a patch exclusively to the machine. It adds gameplay balance and special new abilities to its 13 characters.

GwapoKo
GwapoKo reviewed a game
PC
Hades
Reviewed: May 2, 2022
9.00
VERIFIED

In terms of replay value, nothing beats this game, this is my first try playing roguelike games, and it just happened to be the best one out there.

Hades had it all, the music, the voice acting, the gameplay. It revolves around me having to play this game time and time again. There's nothing to lose, even when you lose, get it? Just play it until your gaming-urged filled. 

chi
chi reviewed a game
PC
Spiritfarer
Reviewed: May 2, 2022
9.20

I LOVE THIS GAME

It's very rare for me to really be immersed completely to a game (the story, the gameplay, the art)

Spirit farer managed to engage me in all 3 main points i look for a game that i will definitely like.

The story is so heartwarming but there are also tearjerker moments. I'm so attached to the characters that i'm deliberately pausing from finishing the game. I don't wanna say goodbye.

If you're looking for a cozy game but with great story telling and music at that, you should check out this game for sure.


Amanda
Amanda reviewed a game
PC
Left 4 Dead 2
Reviewed: May 2, 2022
7.50
VERIFIED

Fun and chaotic game! HAHAH Loud voices here & there, screams everywhere, your body literally also moved as you stay away from the zombies. LOL. This is definitely a game for friends and solo too. It’s a FPS game with so many settings to play and weapons to use to kill the hordes of zombies. You need to find a safe place to hide to be in the next level and I don't know when will it end, unless you die and all your teammates didn't survive then you'll have to start again. And I haven't played this game for more than 10 hrs though, I barely know how to shoot the zombies, but be careful you might shoot one of your teammates. Which I basically did, unintentionally. :D And playing this game makes me dizzy, it made me vomit and that's not cool. Again, all in all, it was FUN and CHAOTIC!

Pia
Pia reviewed a game
Xbox Series X
Elden Ring
Reviewed: May 2, 2022
8.00

I had to play this game for one of the most grueling video shoots whatoplay has even put me through. 

Context: I do not play hard games. It is against my principles and my views on what games should be (easy, light, comfortably challenging). 

Less than five minutes in, there will be a boss who will show you who’s, er, boss. There will be many large, unconquerable monsters where large, unconquerable monsters shouldn’t be. Failing is inevitable and more frequent than comfortable. 

The first boss will be extremely hard. (It took *me* twenty tries in three hours). The game does give you some kind of help though, with summons and friendly, fighting NPCs. (I love you, Rogier!!)

I left that shoot swearing I’d never play it again.  But to be honest? Beating the bosses is kinda exhilarating. After a few days of recovery, I kinda wanted to give it another run. 

So, what the hell. If you’re a masochist who likes to scour weird worlds for lore, take this digital dominatrix out for a spin. 


Neil Yamit
Neil Yamit reviewed a game
iOS
Moonshot - A Journey Home
Reviewed: May 2, 2022
7.50

Moonshot is a cute physics game where you help the moon reach his home planet and capturing stars along the way. It uses the same tried and tested 'gravity' mechanics so common in games of the same genre. An added layer of complexity comes in the form of multi-planet systems, blackholes, and other planetary bodies that can affect a system's gravitational field.

In the end, it's a really simple and familiar game. It's easily forgettable but good for enough for quick arcade session.

Only Ace
Only Ace reviewed a game
PC
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
Reviewed: May 2, 2022
8.00

Ya like Konami?

Ya like devil may cry type of combat?

Ya hate politics? ...

Well this is a great game for you to try. Sadly this is the last (Chronological) game in the metal gear franchise but it is a decent way of keeping tabs on one my and many others favorite character Raiden. Lots of combat, steps away from the sneaky slow paced gameplay like other metal gear games and very entertaining. Cons: too short of a game (6-8 hours surely) and is it me or does Raiden look different lol.?

Maruf Hassan
Maruf Hassan reviewed a game
PC
Sunset Overdrive
Reviewed: May 1, 2022
9.00

If you wanted to play Playstation Marvel's Spiderman 2018 on PC, this is the game that gets closest to it. Except for web swinging, It has all the mechanics like wallrunning, pole swinging and super jump as its made by the same developers, Insomniac Games. The open world is filled with challenges, platforms to jump on and collectibles. The 4th wallbreaking is hilarious at times and respawn animations are the best I have seen. Its sadly a hidden gem and not many people know about this game.

Chintu Kumar
Chintu Kumar reviewed a game
Jeremie Carrero
Jeremie Carrero reviewed a game
PlayStation 4
Marvel's Iron Man VR
Reviewed: Apr 30, 2022
7.50

I finished the game on ps5 with vr and I overall enjoyed it. I really enjoyed the story, voice acting and music. The game play is fun but can be a little clunky at times.

Yan
Yan reviewed a game
PC
Little Nightmares
Reviewed: Apr 30, 2022
9.00

I bought this game for sale on steam after watching gameplay clip. This game has amazing music, character design and actual scare elements, it's fun to play. I loved most of this game when the butcher came through me, it changed my gaming atmosphere. The story game of this game linear. The gameplay was short game to play I don't expect to finish the game early and now I want to buy all dlc games and play again after I play the Little Nightmares II on switch. I suggest it to anyone who love horror adventure games.

ayad
ayad reviewed a game
PC
KIDS
Reviewed: Apr 30, 2022
8.00

I can barely make any sense of what's going on. The experience you'd get from playing this can be very subjective. Maybe it's just meant to be played and experienced rather than explained. So yeah, go ahead and give this game a try if you are curious and have some 10-15 minutes to spare, it's well worth your time.

ayad
ayad reviewed a game
PC
Hidden Folks
Reviewed: Apr 30, 2022
8.00

A fun little indie hidden objects game with charming art style and funny sound effects done by mouth. It's filled with lots of easter eggs and clever puzzles. The levels are varied and the maps can get a bit too big at times, just be sure to have another friend with you while playing on the bigger levels as it can easily become a struggle to go through.

I mostly play it after work to relax before heading home, but be careful though, It’s easy to lose a couple of hours in its cute and captivating world.

The only downside about this game is the eye strain it can cause. Staring at a big bright monitor infront of you for an extended amount of time isn't really a good idea. The game offers some kind of a night mode (sepia and pure black) but it's a lot worse than the default white.

Commando Kitty
Commando Kitty reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Cat Cafe Manager
Reviewed: Apr 30, 2022
6.00

I'm going to cut to the chase on this one too: This is a game with potential to be a really good cozy game if not for the inconveniences that affect your gameplay. Some of which are:

  • The micro adjustments you have to do to position your character to interact with objects.
  • The hit or miss controls when scrolling through almost everything.
  • The skills acquired blocking your stats (obstructing your view on values when leveling up).
  • The crashes when you start to reach the later game.

If not for these, Cat Cafe Manager would've made for a wonderful, cozy, casual management game which most would've loved to get hooked on if they want a stress-free, light-hearted game. Not something that stress-inducing that not even these cute cats could make better.

Overall: good game but really, really needs to be fixed.

Only Ace
Only Ace reviewed a game
PlayStation 3
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
Reviewed: Apr 29, 2022
9.70

I dont know if this is a well known thing to every gamer but Kojima (The director) makes games look more like movies. This game is honestly the best game in the whole series, I played the series in chronological order and this was the perfect way to wrap it up. Kojima is a genius hopefully he can come back for one more game in the near future but this game does not need a direct sequel (If you dont count MG rising revengeance) BUT THIS IS A 100% recommended title for anyone but please play the other games first before you try this one.

Joseph Schwartz
Joseph Schwartz reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Switch Sports
Reviewed: Apr 29, 2022
8.00

Nintendo Switch Sports is a pretty solid game with six sports to choose from. I feel nostalgic to play the game since it reminds me of Wii Sports. Playing against others is a lot of fun and the sports can be both competitive and thrilling. If Nintendo Switch Sports had a couple more sports, then I would rate them higher. For now, the game is an 8/10 for me!

Sleightonsmith07
Sleightonsmith07 reviewed a game
PC
Lights, Camera, Reaction!
Reviewed: Apr 29, 2022
10.00
WARNING
This review contains spoilers.

Want it super cute just be careful about that too if possible I think I just think about that

John Doe
John Doe reviewed a game
Joy Boy
Joy Boy reviewed a game
Android
Kingdom Rush - Tower Defense Game
Reviewed: Apr 29, 2022
9.00

From Dota's tower defense brings nostalgic gameplay up into my hand. Kingdom Rush gives a new strategic gameplay in defending your land. Elves, Barbarians and Knights unites in order to push back these evil invaders with a single hero that leads them all.

Art style and animation is lit. You can also position your troops and hero realtime to where the fighting is. Upgrading tower, hero and soldiers skills to adopt during invasion should be picked wisely.

As Sun Tzu said, "In warfare, there are no constant conditions. He who can modify his tactics in relation to his opponent will succeed and win.".

Be a strategist and defend for freedom.

Jeho Condeno
Jeho Condeno reviewed a game
Nintendo Switch
Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel
Reviewed: Apr 29, 2022
8.00

For those long-time fans of the anime, you will really like this game. Though newcomers may take time to grasp the mechanics of the game, they can still enjoy the large variety of deck customization and can easily obtain cards through solo mode gameplay. What I like about this game compared to previous Yu-Gi-Oh TCG is it focuses on the cards more rather than on what transpires in the manga or anime. You can longer see Yugi, Joey, or Kaiba conjuring Dark Magician or the Blue-Eyes White Dragon. It provides more attention on you playing the game the way you want it to be.

PROS:

  • Vast deck building customization with over 10,000 cards
  • Free-to-play
  • Plenty of in-game rewards
  • impressive solo-mode

CONS:

  • Few UI annoyances 
  • Lack of matchmaking options
Hazel Thea Ong
Hazel Thea Ong reviewed a game
PC
Left 4 Dead 2
Reviewed: Apr 29, 2022
9.20

I finally able to play a zombie shooting game. As for this game, Left 4 dead 2, I love the graphics, replayability, the visuals and the voice over. During my interaction in this game, I was able to gain friends on Steam online and was able to play with them through Campaign and Survival Mode. Survival was the hardest type of mode I played, especially playing RocketDude. I am having a hard time playing these. Gosh, I wasn't able to blink my eyes for 1 minute and my hands are already tired when I played. Even my voice is struggling. HAHA. Zombies are sometimes annoying because they try to kill you so badly. The big bosses like Spitter, Hunter and Witch, they really do a great damage. So be aware and shot them while you have bullets. Don't you ever let them touch you. So, Left 4 Dead 2 gives a lot of great things to experience.

Overall, this game is truly awesome. It's very convenient to play in this platform and you have to be aware of its upgrade so that you could always connect to the Steam cloud. If not, you can't be able to play with your friends on Steam. Just play and do what you've got. Fighting!

Ian dave Sullano
Ian dave Sullano reviewed a game
PC
Hades
Reviewed: Apr 29, 2022
9.60

This is one of the best games of the decade for me so far. Despite being a rouge-like game where whenever you will die you need to go back to the first level again and crawl your way up to the top, this game will offer you one of the best stories and gameplay. Since I am a huge fan of Greek mythology, this game inspired me to keep playing until I get the blessings and recognition of every Greek Gods including Hades which is Zagreus' father. I admit that sometimes I felt like quitting and raging due to the fact that I kept coming back to the same dungeons again whenever I will die but the characters (Greek Gods and Goddesses) will assist me and blessed me with some of their power and weapons which is truly helpful in conquering the different levels and dungeons. If you are a huge fan of Mythologies, then this game is a must go. A huge respect to its game developer because I saw how much they have invested in this game and it resulted quite good.

Shadow
Shadow reviewed a game
PC
Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts
Reviewed: Apr 28, 2022
6.50

The previous games were pretty good but this one, it felt like an okay game to me, invest only if you don't have anything to play tbh.

StathisLegendK
StathisLegendK reviewed a game
Xbox One
Assassin's Creed Origins
Reviewed: Apr 28, 2022
9.00

Assassin's Creed Origins Is a really good open world game. The detail is really good and the story is well written. The combat is really good and challenging and it has a pretty neat soundtrack. The map is full of places to explore, easter eggs, collectables and side quests. Genuinely a really good addition to the Assassin's Creed series.

StathisLegendK
StathisLegendK reviewed a game
Xbox One
Mortal Kombat XL
Reviewed: Apr 28, 2022
7.50

Mortal Kombat XL Is a great example of how to make a great and fun fighting game. It has a really good combat and the feeling of successfully hitting your enemy is really satisfying. The x-rays are pretty creative just like with the fatalities. The story is pretty weak but except for that the game is a lot of fun. Highly recommended if you are looking for a good fighting game.

Laurent Malherbe
Laurent Malherbe reviewed a game
Android
Riddle Road
Reviewed: Apr 27, 2022
6.00

Installed this on a whim when looking for riddle/puzzle like mobile games. Currently at level 127 (the progression = the amount of solitaire games you played which earn you stars which in turn can be used to do action = progress the story)

Each solitaire game nets you a certain amount of gold, which you can use to buy certain tokens which help you beat the solitaire puzzles. HOWEVER, you also need this to PLAY the solitaire games. Not to mention some of these “actions” require 2-3 stars = 2-3 successful (!) solitaires. It’s also a shame you have earn this gold currency to just continue playing, especially as the further you get, the more each games costs (eg: at 127, each time you play you have to “bet” 2,2k gold).. and often -not sometimes- the game seems stacked against you. I can’t count the times I went through 3-4 cards at the start of a round before I could even make a move. And the “special cards” or extra cards (+5 cards buy-in if you run out before you finish a round) are waaaaay too pricey. I never buy the special cards (at this point, one of those costs 6,6k) and so I just passed a level which I had to try 4 times because of bad cards, so which cost me 8,8k to play and only gave me about 2,7k in return.. (Edit: Played a little further, at 143, I’ve done the level 6 times without success, my gold has from 32k to 20k in about 5min, and it feels rigged. Some tries I go through 6 cards without being able to make a move because of the damn curtain mechanic)

So it feels like a pay-to-play at some point.. unless you’re ok with waiting about an hour to try again (refilling purse which gives you about 2,5k gold each hour).. So like the title states: fun but infuriating at times.

Pros + An adventurous mystery story with fun well designed characters + Often enough a twist or variation on the solitaire formula to keep you on your toes + Short games in a larger whole

Cons - Gold coin currency to continue playing - Badly stacked decks (which seem to have a large luck factor instead of genuine strategy) - Too many multiple star actions - Broken mechanics (curtain)

André Villanueva Escarela
Nintendo Switch
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD
Reviewed: Apr 27, 2022
7.80

I was really hyped when the game came out for the Wii in 2011 but I never had the money to buy it because I was a high school student. When they announced the remaster I felt the same hype of 10 years ago.

When I started to play it I got frustrated, because I wanted to play the entire game with motion controls to have the same experience of the Wii, but the motion controls are super inconsistent. The frontal stab works well 1 of every 10 times and that made fighting skulltullas and the third boss A HELL of a time. The shooting and the diving mini games were also a torture so I gave up and switched to pro controller mode to beat those.

Story-wise is decent. The best of it is the relationship between Link, Zelda and Groose. The ost is not as epic as the previous games but it has some memorable pieces, like Lanayru Mining Facility and the Earth Temple. The dungeons were ok but they have similar layouts. The bosses were... uh, Koloktos is awesome but the rest are a joke and the fact you have to face Girahim and the giant avocado several times made the game repetitive.

In general is a solid Zelda game with mechanics that laid the foundations for BotW, but it's clear that they were running out of ideas at the level design department.