This outrageously violent and detailed excursion is an engaging experience.
Evil West’s outstanding combat and flashy graphics make it a worthwhile experience that burns fast but bright.
The newest entry in The Dark Pictures Anthology takes a few risks but mostly sticks to the format to deliver another decent horror adventure.
WRC Generations shows how much the series has grown by combining the best elements from the past several games.
Modern Warfare 2 doesn’t live up to its name in most ways, but by focusing on what worked best from the Modern Warfare era, it delivers a solid, well-rounded COD experience.
New Tales from the the Borderlands delivers an entertaining sequel worthy of the Borderlands name, but doesn’t take enough risks to evolve the format.
With so many Soulslikes to play, The Last Oricru struggles to make a case for itself.
Dakar Desert Rally combines a lot of modern features that great racing games need, but occasionally gets in its own way with technical issues.
Valkyrie Elysium trades in its classic gameplay in order to become a great hack ‘n slash RPG.
Soulstice has some shortcomings but it manages to deliver a great action game.
NBA 2K23 is a perfectly solid basketball game that drops the ball with too much emphasis on microtransactions and poorly-thought out design in its main mode.
Biomutant’s PS5 boost gives it a nice sheen but can’t help its mediocrity in other areas.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle R polishes up the original game well, but fails to modernize its online functionality.
F1 Manager is a nice collection of elements that most manager sim fans would want, but rarely feels like more than the sum of those parts.
Reprobed’s performance stumbles often, sometimes weighing down an otherwise smartly-modernized version of a classic game.
Madden NFL 23 continues its long history of incremental improvements that don’t quite keep up with its audience while simultaneously giving us glimpses of how great it could really be.
Midnight Fight Express takes a cool look, great music, and fluid combat to the next level in one of this year's best beat-em-ups.
Rumbleverse’s decent combat does very little to differentiate itself in one of gaming’s most crowded genres.
Hard West 2 improves on its predecessor and delivers one of the best examples of its genre in recent years.
Loopmancer can pack a punch, but it falls short of its own goals too often to be particularly memorable.