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Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 Review

Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 Review

One long running joke is how many revisions fighting games, namely Street Fighter II, receive. Last-generation we saw Capcom offer an elegant solution to this perceived problem. In addition to rereleasing the game with new content, fixes and more,... Read More »

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8.5
Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition Review

Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition Review

Folks have been playing Minecraft on various devices for years; but the release of Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition introduces players to a world where their Minecraft addiction needn’t end. Sure; there have been portable versions of Minecraft prior to... Read More »

Site Score
8.5
Akiba’s Beat Review

Akiba’s Beat Review

Akiba’s Street might not have been an amazing game, but it was sure memorable. Quirky combat system, amusing story and other things made it a unique experience. In the case of Akiba’s Beat, things are more grounded, with the... Read More »

Site Score
4.3
Seasons After Fall Review

Seasons After Fall Review

Some games are greater than the sum of their parts. Take Journey. There is nothing practically special about the game. The graphics are simple, there isn’t much of a story, short length, limited gameplay, at times empty visuals, yet... Read More »

Site Score
9.0
The Surge Review

The Surge Review

When Demon’s Souls released it was like a breath of fresh air for many gamers, ultimately leading to the rise of the “soulsborne” genre. Since then several games have tried to copy the formula, with very few being successful.... Read More »

Site Score
7.0
Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom Review

Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom Review

Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom started life as a Kickstarter campaign back in 2014 and has been in development ever since. Three years later and the game is finally out for the PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Unlike other famous... Read More »

Site Score
8.8
NieR: Automata 3C3C1D119440927 DLC Review

NieR: Automata 3C3C1D119440927 DLC Review

It can be difficult to implement DLC correctly. Putting it at the end excludes people who didn’t finish, but want to try it, where as implementing it on the side makes it feel like its own thing or takes... Read More »

Site Score
8.7
The Caligula Effect Review

The Caligula Effect Review

Games can be exciting for a number of reasons. Some come from an established franchise, where as others look to do something different. In the case of The Caligula Effect, it’s a bit of both. With the writer of... Read More »

Site Score
4.5
Dragon Quest Heroes II Review

Dragon Quest Heroes II Review

In the attempt to invigorate the Dragon Quest series, Square Enix teamed up with the developers of the Dynasty Warriors games to make Dragon Quest Heroes, a musou-like hack and slash action game. The end result was successful as... Read More »

Site Score
9.0
Puyo Puyo Tetris (Switch) Review

Puyo Puyo Tetris (Switch) Review

Puyo Puyo and Tetris aren’t too different and have long histories. The two puzzles games have tried new ideas, implemented multiplayer elements and plenty more. So when Puyo Puyo Tetris was announced, it wasn’t too surprising. Sure the two... Read More »

Site Score
9.5
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) Review

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) Review

It’s a daunting task to improve upon near gaming perfection, but Nintendo approached this challenge with confidence and optimism as they sought to enhance Mario Kart 8 with a fresh deluxe version for the newly released Nintendo Switch. Mario... Read More »

Site Score
10.0
Little Nightmares Review

Little Nightmares Review

Side-scrolling adventure games have seen a resurgence in recent years thanks to games like Limbo and many others. Riding the wave of this momentum comes a new game from called Little Nightmares by Swedish developer Tarsier Studios. The best... Read More »

Site Score
8.2
Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap Review

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap Review

As we continue to move forward, it’s important to remember the past. Many great and iconic games have come and gone, with remasters reminding us why we loved them in the first place. Among them is Wonder Boy, a... Read More »

Site Score
8.3
The Disney Afternoon Collection Review

The Disney Afternoon Collection Review

Back in the early ‘90s, Disney created an animation block called The Disney Afternoon. Even though the block was nothing particularly special at the time, those who grew up on it have a certain fondness for DuckTales, Darkwing Duck... Read More »

Site Score
6.0
The Silver Case Review

The Silver Case Review

Over the years, Suda51 has made some interesting titles. From No More Heroes to Killer7, his titles ooze style. While it doesn’t always work, they often leave an impression and offer something worth seeing. Roughly 18 years later his... Read More »

Site Score
5.5
Super Bomberman R (Switch) Review

Super Bomberman R (Switch) Review

It is time for a blast from the past, as Konami brings Bomberman to the Nintendo Switch with an explosive all-new entry. The last Bomberman title saw release in 2010 and many thought the series was destined to be... Read More »

Site Score
7.0
Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition Review

Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition Review

Fun is sometimes an underappreciated element in gaming. Despite the lack of story, content and countless other things, many would say Destiny is a great game, simply because it’s fun. In the case of Bulletstorm, you have a world... Read More »

Site Score
8.7
Yooka-Laylee Review

Yooka-Laylee Review

As we continue to move forward, sometimes things are left in the past. These range from beat ‘em up games to a number of popular franchises. This is where Yooka-Laylee comes into play. With expectations of a Banjo-Kazooie-esque 3D... Read More »

Site Score
7.6
A Rose in the Twilight Review

A Rose in the Twilight Review

Arguably one of the trickiest genres in gaming is the puzzle game. Not only do developers need to come up with ingenious ways to implement the mechanics, but it also has to be done in a way that doesn’t... Read More »

Site Score
9.5
PaRappa the Rapper Remastered Review

PaRappa the Rapper Remastered Review

Games are memorable for different reasons. For Spelunker, people remember the difficulty, where as BioShock has an unforgettable story. Usually there is more to the appeal than this one aspect, but that isn’t always the case. For better or... Read More »

Site Score
6.0
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