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Return to Monkey Island Review – Quest for Booty

Return to Monkey Island Review – Quest for Booty

Rated arrr.

Deathloop Review (Xbox Series X) – The Not-Quite Golden Land

Deathloop Review (Xbox Series X) – The Not-Quite Golden Land

Arkane Studios' shooter is finally available on Xbox Series consoles with a large new update, but it's still very much the same middling experience.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero Review (PC) – A Light Illuminating The Depths

The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero Review (PC) – A Light Illuminating The Depths

The Crossbell saga finally comes West after almost 12 years since its original launch. If you're a fan of the series, it's a must-have title.

Soulstice Review – A Tale of Two Sisters

Soulstice Review – A Tale of Two Sisters

Soulstice has some shortcomings but it manages to deliver a great action game.

SBK 22 Review – Defying Physics

SBK 22 Review – Defying Physics

This series’ return comes as a mixed bag.

NBA 2K23 Review – Technical Foul

NBA 2K23 Review – Technical Foul

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.

Splatoon 3 Review – Stay Fresh

Splatoon 3 Review – Stay Fresh

Splatoon 3 is simultaneously brilliant and frustrating.

Biomutant PS5 Review – Largely the Same

Biomutant PS5 Review – Largely the Same

Biomutant’s PS5 boost gives it a nice sheen but can’t help its mediocrity in other areas.

Metal: Hellsinger Review – An Easy Recommendation

Metal: Hellsinger Review – An Easy Recommendation

Metal: Hellsinger is a new rhythm-based first-person shooter that tries to basically make a game out of heavy metal album art. How well does it manage this feat?

LEGO Brawls Review – Nothing Of Note

LEGO Brawls Review – Nothing Of Note

An ultra-thin gameplay loop, stingy progression systems, and little variety during gameplay makes LEGO Brawls a shallow package.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle R Review – Flawed but Fun

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle R Review – Flawed but Fun

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle R polishes up the original game well, but fails to modernize its online functionality.

Steelrising Review – Woman of Steel

Steelrising Review – Woman of Steel

Spiders' latest action RPG is a dedicated tribute to Bloodborne and its like, and a solid one at that.

F1 Manager 2022 Review – Somehow It Manages

F1 Manager 2022 Review – Somehow It Manages

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.

The Last of Us Part 1 Review – Faithful to the Core

The Last of Us Part 1 Review – Faithful to the Core

The Last of Us Part 1 doesn’t take many risks and ends up being an excellent but ultimately conservative remake.

Scathe Review – Weaker than the Sum of its Parts

Scathe Review – Weaker than the Sum of its Parts

Scathe is a fast-paced first-person shooter that’s trying to be many things at once: a boomer shooter, a bullet hell, and even a sort of roguelite. How well can it actually manage to fit all of thes...

Pac-Man World Re-PAC Review – Sticks to the Script

Pac-Man World Re-PAC Review – Sticks to the Script

A simple but effective remake.

SD Gundam Battle Alliance Review – Mecha Hunter

SD Gundam Battle Alliance Review – Mecha Hunter

A celebration of the Gundam property that welcomes newcomers with equal vigor.

Destroy All Humans! 2 – Reprobed Review – Probe-lem Solving

Destroy All Humans! 2 – Reprobed Review – Probe-lem Solving

Reprobed’s performance stumbles often, sometimes weighing down an otherwise smartly-modernized version of a classic game.

Madden NFL 23 Review – A Little Maddening

Madden NFL 23 Review – A Little Maddening

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.

Saints Row Review – Appetite For Destruction

Saints Row Review – Appetite For Destruction

The Saints Row reboot doesn't rewrite the franchise's playbook, but that doesn't detract from the fact that it is a fun-filled playground of carnage and destruction.

Midnight Fight Express Review – Brawling on a Budget

Midnight Fight Express Review – Brawling on a Budget

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.

Soul Hackers 2 Review – Demon Slayer

Soul Hackers 2 Review – Demon Slayer

Soul Hackers 2 has a few stumbles holding it back from true greatness, but it's still a very good JRPG that is worth playing for fans of the genre.

Rollerdrome Review – Bloody Derby

Rollerdrome Review – Bloody Derby

Roll7's skating/arena shooter is stylish and vibrant while providing enough challenges for those who can groove with its gameplay loop.

Thymesia Review – Plagueborne

Thymesia Review – Plagueborne

Thymesia is a new indie Souls-like where the inspirations aren’t slow and methodical like Dark Souls, but rather fast and reflex-intensive like Bloodborne.

Rumbleverse Review – Royale Rumble

Rumbleverse Review – Royale Rumble

Rumbleverse’s decent combat does very little to differentiate itself in one of gaming’s most crowded genres.

GigaBash Review – One-Trick Pony

GigaBash Review – One-Trick Pony

While GigaBash ends up being a one-trick pony on account of its many shortcomings in the content department, that cannot detract from the otherwise solid gameplay.