Reviews

Reviewed by Tristan Ogilvie on PlayStation 5. Also available on PlayStation 4, Xbox, PC, and Stadia. “Roaming the streets of Resident Evil Village is like visiting a disturbing and deadly Disneyland, where every attraction is a house of horrors. I got just as big a thrill out of revelling in its frenzied violence as I
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Returnal’s runs are too long for their own good, but the moment-to-moment action is phenomenal in this surprisingly lengthy and deep third-person shooter roguelike from Housemarque. Returnal reviewed by Mitchell Saltzman on PlayStation 5.
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Reviewed by Luke Reilly on Xbox Series X. Also available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4/5, PC, Switch, and Stadia. “A new tutorial system makes MotoGP 21 a good year for new riders to jump aboard this long-running motorcycle racing sim, though its other additions are slim enough that returning players will probably feel let down.
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NieR Replicant Ver. 1.22474487139 reviewed by Mitchell Saltzman on PlayStation 5. Also available on PlayStation 4, Xbox, and PC. NieR Replicant is an action RPG with obvious flaws involving outdated quest design and repetitive combat, but those flaws are easily forgiven in light of its incredible characters, along with its unconventional and emotionally resonant story.
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Our final review of Outriders, the co-op RPG/shooter developed by People Can Fly and published by Square Enix. Reviewed by Jon Ryan on PS5, also available on PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC, and Stadia. ————– After lots of Outriders gameplay – we’ve got plenty of Outriders tips – here’s an update to our
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Doom 3: VR Edition reviewed by Gabriel Moss on PSVR using a PlayStation 4 Pro. A PSVR version of a classic as highly esteemed as id Software’s Doom 3 sounds great in concept, especially compared to the faster pace of the recent Doom (2016) and Doom Eternal reboots, but this port is hurt by its
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Arkham Horror: Mother’s Embrace reviewed by Jarrett Green on PC. This digital adaptation of the Arkham horror board game series from Asmodee Digital is a passable translation of the Lovecraftian Cthulhu mythos, but its simple combat and uninspired detective work won’t sate your otherworldly tabletop hunger for more games like The Sinking City or Call
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Narita Boy is an absolutely gorgeous 2D action platformer with a phenomenal soundtrack and respectable story, that is unfortunately bogged down by backtrack-heavy exploration and one-note combat. The result is a game that’s complicated recommendation to make. Check out our full Narita Boy review, by Mitchell Saltzman on PC. Also available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation
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Balan Wonderworld reviewed by Tom Marks on PC, also available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, and Xbox. The latest 3D platformer from Sonic the Hedgehog and Nights into Dreams co-creators Yuji Naka and Naoto Ohshima, published by Square Enix, is a fundamentally flawed shadow of its predecessors. #IGN #Gaming
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The Final Cut elevates Disco Elysium from an already phenomenal RPG to a true must-play masterpiece. Disco Elysium – The Final Cut is out now on PC, Mac, PS5 and PlayStation 4, Google Stadia and coming later this year to Xbox Series X/S and Nintendo Switch.
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Reviewed by Luke Reilly on Xbox Series X. Also available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4/5, PC, and Nintendo Switch. “Part racer and part frenetic puzzle game, Can’t Drive This is a highly imaginative and fresh driving game that thrives as a catchy co-op experience. At its best with four players it’s a genuine riot and
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Monster Hunter Rise reviewed by Tom Marks on Nintendo Switch. Monster Hunter Rise mixes classic ideas from games like Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate and before with some of Monster Hunter World and its Iceborne expansion’s best improvements, as well as a whole bunch of clever new mechanics and exciting new monsters like Aknosom, Magnamalo, Bishaten,
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Reviewed by Cam Shea on PC. Also available on Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4/5, Nintendo Switch, and Stadia. “Despite its new setting, Myths of the Eastern Realm fails to distinguish itself from Fenyx’s own odyssey. Attractive as the Chinese-themed reskin may be, the combat, exploration, and puzzle solving underneath is close to identical to what
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Reviewed by Tristan Ogilvie on Xbox Series X. Also available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4/5, and PC. “It Takes Two is a spectacular co-op adventure that lays down a path of great gameplay ideas and uses it to play a giddy game of hopscotch. It’s beautiful, breakneck-paced, and bubbling over with creativity, and playfulness and
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Reviewed by Tristan Ogilvie on PC. Also available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. “Paradise Lost fails to take full advantage of its gripping premise and the haunting atmosphere of its setting, falling short of the standard set by other first-person narrative experiences released in recent years. It’s not as detail-rich as Gone Home, the
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Reviewed on PC by Tristan Ogilvie. Also available on Nintendo Switch. “Cyanide & Happiness – Freakpocalypse is a short and disappointingly simple point-and-click adventure. While diehard fans of the comics will likely get some joy out of interacting with familiar, far-out characters like Shark Dad and Señor Cleanfist, there’s little else to latch onto beyond
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