Month: May 2020

Reviewed by Tristan Ogilvie on PlayStation 4. Also available on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. “Those Who Remain features an eerie atmosphere, inventive puzzles, and some moments of genuine tension via its shape-shifting world, but fussy controls, one-dimensional stealth, and a narrative that lacks cohesion prevent it from stepping completely out of the darkness
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Crucible reviewed by Kyle Campbell on PC. “Crucible plucks popular staples from all over esports, attempting to forge a greater whole through the fires of interstellar warfare. This sci-fi multiplayer third-person shooter is a battle royale at one moment, and the next it’s a back-and-forth team affair closer to a MOBA, topped off with a
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Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition reviewed by Travis Northup on Nintendo Switch. “For a story where controlling the future is a critical plot device, it’s pretty ironic that Xenoblade Chronicles has never managed to get its timing right until now. After this enormous JRPG’s unfortunate 2012 debut in the final days of the Wii’s lifecycle and
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Maneater reviewed on PC by Dan Stapleton. Also available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. “Through a few millennia of hard work and dedication Sharks have earned a name for themselves as nature’s perfect killing machines, and Maneater’s titular sea monster certainly lives up to that reputation. Roaming the Gulf of Mexico as a pissed-off
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To mark the 4th anniversary and the release of its final hero, we’ve updated our review of Overwatch on PS4, Xbox One and PC. From its now-cherished characters and expertly crafted maps to its outstanding sound design and dynamic action, Overwatch is a masterpiece of competitive gameplay.
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Phantasy Star Online 2 reviewed by David Jagneaux on Xbox One. “Eight years is a long time to wait for a game to finally get ported from Japan to America. We’ve seen games get remastered for a whole new generation of console hardware in less time. But Sega’s Phantasy Star Online 2 is now officially
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Deep Rock Galactic reviewed by T.J. Hafer on PC. Also available on Xbox One. “A co-op shooter about space dwarves mining, drinking, and blasting aliens across diverse underground levels with a variety of explosives and other heavy weaponry is a premise that gets my beard twitching before I’ve even strapped a helmet on – and
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Reviewed by Cam Shea on PC. Also available on Android and iOS. “While Legends of Runeterra builds on the foundations of those that have come before it, it has discarded many of the genre’s conventions to create deep and dynamic conversational gameplay. Along with its incredibly polished look and feel, Legends of Runeterra represents a
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Reviewed by Mitchell Saltzman on PC and Switch. Also available on PlayStation 4. The Wonderful 101: Remastered doesn’t do much to earn its “Remastered” distinction, but nonetheless, this is still absolutely the best way to experience one of the best action games of a generation. #ign
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