Video Game Reviews (Newest First)

Anthem

2
2019-03-01

BioWare joins the ranks of developers who have learned the hard way how difficult it is to make a good loot game.

Crackdown 3

2
2019-02-14

Just go play Crackdown 1 again.

Hitman 2

4
2018-11-16

This sequel offers plenty of reasons to revisit the world of assassination, whether you're an experienced hitman or just trying out the fiber wire for the first time.

Tetris Effect

5
2018-11-14

Solid Tetris and the unique visual style of Tetsuya Mizuguchi fit together like two L blocks.

Red Dead Redemption II

5
2018-10-26

Red Dead Redemption 2 offers up an astoundingly engrossing world that's remarkably easy to get lost in.

Destiny 2

4
2018-10-12

This big year-two expansion irons out most of Destiny 2's wrinkles and offers some of the most mysterious, enjoyable content the series has seen so far.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey

3
2018-10-05

Odyssey takes Origins' formula and expands it to the point of nearly breaking.

Forza Horizon 4

4
2018-09-28

Forza Horizon 4's connected world and seasonal weather help make what's otherwise a very familiar-feeling experience feel fresh one more time.

Marvel's Spider-Man

4
2018-09-05

Spider-Man combines elements from plenty of other games to deliver a game with expansive combat, exciting traversal, and a solid, authentic story.

God of War

5
2018-04-13

Sony Santa Monica makes us care about Kratos in this stunning revival of the series.

Far Cry 5

3
2018-03-26

Far Cry 5's story is a real let-down, but the action still makes for a solid co-op experience.

Burnout Paradise

4
2018-03-19

There are some elements around the edges that haven't aged all that well, but Burnout Paradise is still a fantastic racing game.

Metal Gear Survive

2
2018-03-05

Metal Gear Survive is both a bad survival game and a bad Metal Gear game.

Star Wars Battlefront II

2
2017-11-20

Electronic Arts makes missteps at every turn in this fundamentally flawed follow-up.

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

3
2017-11-13

This rollercoaster ride of a turn-based strategy game starts out almost impossibly strong, but by the end I mostly wished it'd been over three hours earlier.

Call of Duty: WWII

3
2017-11-06

Call of Duty's return to World War II looks great, but feels flat and uninspired from start to finish.

Super Mario Odyssey

5
2017-10-26

The soul of Super Mario 64 is alive and well in the plumber's surreal and stunning new adventure.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

3
2017-10-21

This sequel expands on the vaunted Nemesis system in wildly entertaining ways, even as it falls short around the edges.

South Park: The Fractured But Whole

4
2017-10-17

Parker, Stone, and Ubisoft deliver with a bigger, longer, and better follow-up to The Stick of Truth.

Cuphead

5
2017-10-12

Come for the beautiful art, stay because you smashed all your controllers.

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

3
2017-09-28

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's gameplay lives up to its predecessors, but in most other ways, it takes you for a ride.

Kingsway

4
2017-09-20

Kingsway goes beyond being just a throwback to the past, and proves itself an entertaining game in its own right.

Destiny 2

4
2017-09-18

If you want a shooter that gives you more activities--and guns--than you know what to do with, Destiny 2 is your game.

Agents of Mayhem

2
2017-08-22

It may share a genre and universe with Saints Row, but Agents of Mayhem is a lifeless husk of Volition's prior work.

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

4
2017-08-21

Chloe Frazer ably steps into the lead role in a new Uncharted that's as action-packed and well written as anything in the series.

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

4
2017-08-09

This intense exploration of a young woman's personal anguish is a triumph of interactive storytelling.

Injustice 2

4
2017-06-21

The long list of options available in Injustice 2 means that players of all skill levels should be able to find something exciting to do.

Arms

3
2017-06-20

Nintendo's newest title delivers on tone and fleeting fun, but struggles to sink its hooks in.

Mass Effect: Andromeda

2
2017-03-31

Andromeda largely feels like a shoddily assembled facsimile of the previous Mass Effect games.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands

3
2017-03-20

If you're the sort of person who just wants to mindlessly shoot through co-op games with a chatty group of friends, Wildlands is fine for that. Anyone else should probably look elsewhere.