Category: Game Reviews

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Robinson: The Journey Review

By Jason D’Aprile Crytek has been experimenting with ways to make games more immersive by utilizing new tech for a while, whether it’s the exceptionally good use of stereoscopic 3D effects in the Crysis...

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The Last Guardian Review

By Peter Brown True to Fumito Ueda’s work on You and Trico are instrumental to each other’s progress; it’s easy for you to slip through small passageways and precisely manipulate objects to activate doors,...

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Dead Rising 4 Review

By Scott Butterworth Since its debut a decade ago, For a game that’s all about mindless zombie murder, the storytelling is remarkably adept. Frank and Vick’s relationship feels nuanced and believable. The central mystery...

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Orwell Review

By James O’Connor George Orwell, the author of Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four, is the sort of writer whose work is unlikely to ever feel irrelevant or unimportant. Although his writing is only explicitly...

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Final Fantasy 15 Review

By Peter Brown The best Final Fantasy games are often regarded for their layered characters and stories, but that will not be Final Fantasy XV’s legacy. Save for a few minor arcs and some...

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Simon the Sorcerer Review

By 227 I hate this game with every fiber of my being. Sure, it looks good and has some top-tier sprite work. Sure, it has lots and lots of voice acting. Sure, there are...

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Watch Dogs 2 Review

By Peter Brown Anyone who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area will feel right at home in Watch Dogs 2. The important landmarks are there, even odd intersections that may only stand out...

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Hitman Review

By Brett Todd Agent 47 never takes this long. The 2016 version of Hitman plays like the longest assassination of the chrome-domed killer’s lengthy career, thanks to developer IO Interactive’s decision to issue the...

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Overcooked Review

By Scott Butterworth You’ve got to hand it to jugglers: they really know how to up the stakes. Need more tension? Add more objects! Still not enough? Light those objects on fire! And for...