Monthly Archives: January 2020

Monster Energy Supercross — The Official Videogame 3 Review

Monster Energy Supercross — The Official Videogame 3 definitely isn’t an elegant name; it’s a blunderbuss burst of buzzwords and branding that sounds like it was put together by a disinterested legal department via email. It is, however, a decent

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Byleth DLC Review

After the impressive and surprising list of DLC characters Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s first Fighter’s Pass has brought so far, the most recent and final addition, Byleth from Fire Emblem: Three Houses, feels like an incredibly safe pick – in

Kingdom Hearts 3 Re Mind DLC Review

Kingdom Hearts 3’s Re Mind DLC is oddly jumbled. It’s a pack of weirdly separated content that is simultaneously far less interesting than it could have been story-wise and frustratingly difficult at times combat-wise unless you’ve essentially maxed out Sora’s

The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners Review

Imagine what would happen if you took a half-season of The Walking Dead TV show, mashed it together with a Deus Ex or System Shock style of exploration and decision-making, and then drizzled it with the best aspects of a

Kentucky Route Zero Review

Kentucky Route Zero’s fifth and final act launches on PC on January 28 alongside its TV Edition, which brings the entire story to PS4, Xbox One, and Switch. This review is taking a fresh look at Kentucky Route Zero as

Journey to the Savage Planet Review

It’s not a surprise to learn that Journey to the Savage Planet’s creative director last worked on Far Cry 4. The two games are made broadly out of the same pieces: a lush explorable map, some light looting and crafting,

Darwin Project Review

Battle Royale games can often have you spend an immense amount of time looting and preparing for an ultimate showdown that never actually happens. Instead of getting into an intense firefight against another squad, you may just get sniped by

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Review

With more than 30 games to its name, some dating back as early as the 1980s and most only available in Japan, Dragon Ball Z is no stranger to having its story adapted to video game form. But rarely has

Psikyo Shooting Stars Alpha Review

I doubt that, when Nintendo was developing the Switch, its designers were thinking, “This thing will be great for retro arcade shooters!” But thanks to its built-in screen and detachable Joy-Cons, this thing is absolutely great for retro arcade shooters,

Ask Our Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Reviewer Anything

Good news: Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is coming out this Thursday, January 16! Bad news: we only just got review copies today, less than 48 hours ahead of time. Considering this is a beefy game with dozens of hours of