Sunset Overdrive Review

Sunset Overdrive’s juvenile attitude and repetitive nature makes this a fun, yet forgettable Xbox One game. Games that come out early in a console’s life cycle are usually developed to show the capabilities of the new machine and little else. To a certain extent, Sunset Overdrive, the latest endeavor by…

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The Crew Review

The Crew might be one of the most lavishly produced racing games ever made, but it provides and unconvincing, uneven and repetitive experience. The Crew is a racing game with one of the most engrossing concepts in quite some time: what if you could race from coast to coast and…

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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Review

Blood Dragon is a hilarious, loud and mindlessly fun expansion that hits all the right notes. An 80s aesthetic, references to 8-bit games and action movies, neon-soaked environments and an action hero who never takes himself too seriously. If I told you that those are the main qualities of a…

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Outlast Review

Thanks to its weapon-free gameplay and tense atmosphere, Outlast delivers a genuinely terrifying experience. There have been several horror games over the years, but only a few of them belong in the pantheon on seminal titles you’d want to play. Some of them include Resident Evil 2, Eternal Darkness and,…

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Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Review

A decidedly slow pace and a strong focus on puzzles might not have been the best design choices, making Revelations 2 an entertaining but unremarkable Resident Evil game. Resident Evil: Revelations didn’t reinvent the franchise in any meaningful way, but it did reinvigorate it. Revelations 2 uses the same episodic…

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Halo 3 ODST Review

There are some glaring omissions in this digital version of the game, but Halo 3 ODST’s campaign is well worth playing if you’re into the space opera’s lore. What would a Halo game where you didn’t play as Master Chief be like? That’s the question that famed developer Bungie tried…

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Outland Review

The core ideas behind Outland feel fresh and entertaining at first, but predictable level design and frustrating boss encounters hurt the experience. For a platformer to stand out in this day and age, the game has to do something quite inventive either from a visual or gameplay standpoint, preferably both.…

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Final Fantasy V Review

Even if you choose it over the clearly superior Game Boy Advance version, Final Fantasy V on the PSone is a JRPG worth playing. Each Final Fantasy game from the main series added something new from a gameplay perspective: some games included the active time battle system, others changed the…

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Halo 4 Review

Halo 4 is a great addition to the franchise and a terrific first-person shooter that stands well on its own. After the end of Halo 3, developer Bungie was done with the series, but Microsoft was left with one pressing question: where do we go from here? After all, Bungie…

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Mario Kart Wii Review

Although it’s easy to be excited about a new Mario Kart, the Wii version is a by-the-numbers sequel that feels safe. There have been several entries in the Mario Kart series for both home consoles and portable systems and each of those games has brought something new to the formula.…

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Gears of War: Judgment Review

While this prequel delivers an entertaining and action-packed campaign, as well as some traditional and new multiplayer modes, the overall package feels woefully unimpressive. Back when the first Gears of War debuted in 2005, the third-person shooter felt refreshingly unique even if some of its parts were seen before (the…

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