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Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review – Specialized

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review – SpecializedAs a continuation of the Black Ops subseries, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 both benefits from and is limited by its past. All three of its major modes–multiplayer, Zombies, and the new battle royale mode Blackout–pull from and build upon previous games. Multiplayer is largely successful in its mix of old and new, while... Read More »

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Review – Queen Of Cards

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Review – Queen Of CardsWith the Witcher trilogy, developer CD Projekt Red established that it’s capable of making compelling role-playing games with tough decisions, hearty combat, and engrossing lore. In Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales, all but one of these aspects has persisted. This prequel is as captivating narratively as some of the Witcher series’ best tales, filled with gut-wrenching... Read More »

Reigns: Game Of Thrones Review: Swipe Wight

Reigns: Game Of Thrones Review: Swipe WightAfter nearly a decade, the end of the Game of Thrones TV show is in sight. Fortunately, fans of the series have new things to look forward to, but even for those with faith in George RR Martin, the prospect of a new Song of Ice and Fire novel looks increasingly unlikely. Similarly, what the... Read More »

SoulCalibur 6 Review In Progress – Raise Thy Sword

SoulCalibur 6 Review In Progress – Raise Thy SwordWhat truly distinguishes SoulCalibur from its genre contemporaries is a pervading sense of adventure. It tells a grand tale of knights and ninjas, axe-wielding goliaths and pirate warriors, all struggling over mythical weapons of good and evil. It accents this with a rousing orchestral score and grandiose narrations about entwined destinies and inescapable fates. Sure,... Read More »

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review – Train And Fight

As a continuation of the Black Ops subseries, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 both benefits from and is limited by its past. All three of its major modes–multiplayer, Zombies, and the new battle royale mode Blackout–pull from and build upon previous games. Multiplayer is largely successful in its mix of old and new, while... Read More »

SoulCalibur 6 Review – Transcending History

SoulCalibur 6 Review – Transcending HistoryWhat truly distinguishes SoulCalibur from its genre contemporaries is a pervading sense of adventure. It tells a grand tale of knights and ninjas, axe-wielding goliaths and pirate warriors, all struggling over mythical weapons of good and evil. It accents this with a rousing orchestral score and grandiose narrations about entwined destinies and inescapable fates. Sure,... Read More »

Armello Review – Nintendo Switch Update

Armello Review – Nintendo Switch Update[Editor’s Note: We have updated this review to reflect our experiences with Armello’s Nintendo Switch version] Armello’s hybrid of tactics, dice-rolling, and political intrigue has aged better than expected in the three years since its release, and on Nintendo Switch, the game is almost as formidable as it is on PC. Its charming blend of... Read More »

Starlink: Battle for Atlas Review – Endless Space

Starlink: Battle for Atlas Review – Endless SpaceStarlink: Battle for Atlas is a game about flying through space, exploring new planets, and shooting a lot of aliens. Set in a seamless open-world galaxy, it sees you pushing back occupying forces by battling enemies, setting up outposts, and completing simple tasks set by your allies. For better and worse, it’s a distinctly Ubisoft... Read More »

Child of Light Review

Child of Light ReviewThere are times I want to be sad, when I’d rather be all alone, quietly thinking about my life, or hugging a loved one to forget about the day’s trouble. Child of Light embraces that melancholy beautifully and its various elements cultivate a doleful mood. From the overgrown foliage threatening to overtake the neglected environments... Read More »

The Missing Review – Lost And Found

The Missing Review – Lost And FoundThe games of Hidetaka Suehiro (better known as Swery) impart a distinctly identifiable creative vision. He revels in grounding you in the mundane before throwing you off balance with a moment of absurd humor or plunging you into a sequence of fantastical horror. Before you know it, that ground has opened up and swallowed you... Read More »

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