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Kill for Prosperity and Not Much Else in 'Far Cry New Dawn'

We regret to inform you the world did not end, and we're doing this all again.
Dia Lacina
2.14.19
Review

For Desperate Advance Wars Fans, 'Wargroove' Proves a Suitable Successor

The biggest difference? This one has dogs. Very cute dogs. And they fight.
Eric Van Allen
1.30.19
artifact

'Artifact' Isn't a Game on Steam, It's Steam in a Game

Imagine if we monetized the rot.
Will Partin
12.13.18
Review

'Smash Ultimate' Gave Me More Than a Sequel, It Brought Me Home

"The World of Light" is part RPG, part collect-a-thon, and part love letter to Nintendo's history.
Ricardo Contreras
12.6.18
Battlefield V

A Battlefield for Everyone, But Rarely at the Same Time

At its best, DICE's latest achieves moments of greatness, but it struggles to sustain them.
Rob Zacny
11.24.18
Letter Series

It's Worth Keeping 'Red Dead Redemption 2' at a Distance

There are moments where you can almost forget the context, both in-fiction and real-world, that inform this uneven Western.
Patrick Klepek
11.5.18
Letter Series

'Red Dead Redemption 2' Is Defined By Its Rough Edges

From reported labor abuses to a total dedication to its languid frontier fantasy, 'Red Dead Redemption 2' is messy as hell.
Austin Walker
11.2.18
Review

'Call of Cthulhu' Is the Rare Bad Game That's Probably Still Worth Playing

It has no interest in challenging or engaging Lovecraft's racist worldview, and mechanically it's all over the place, but there's enough interesting pieces here to make the journey worthwhile.
Patrick Klepek
10.30.18
Soul Calibur VI

'Soulcalibur VI' is a Return to Fighting Form

'Soulcalibur VI' moves the series forward by offering a furious, albeit beginner-friendly clash of fighting styles.
Eric Van Allen
10.22.18
Review

'Astro Bot' Is a Nintendo Quality Platformer That's Also a VR Stunner

Wipe the dust off your VR headset, put the cables in the right spot, and spend some time with the game engineered to make you smile.
Patrick Klepek
10.15.18
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'Shadow of the Tomb Raider' Tries, but Fails, to Tackle Its Own Colonialism

Fun stealth mechanics and a passable photo mode can't free the series from the baggage of its core fantasy: Lara Croft is still just a thief playing at being a savior.
Dia Lacina
9.10.18
Review

'Spider-Man' Isn't Just Good, It's a Game About Trying to Be Good

Spider-Man gets the Arkham treatment, with a surprising dash of empathy, humanity, and very good swinging.
Patrick Klepek
9.4.18
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