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The Final Act of 'The Banner Saga' Cements Its Bleak Greatness

'The Banner Saga 3' is a powerful conclusion that elevates the entire series.
Rob Zacny
8.1.18
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'Vampyr' is a Deeply Flawed Game, But That's Exactly Why It's So Memorable

The new game from the developers of ‘Life Is Strange’ writes checks for ambitions it can’t cash, but it’s worth the ride.
Patrick Klepek
7.3.18
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The Short But Chilling 'Captain Spirit' Weaponizes Empathy Against You

The developers behind 'Life Is Strange' manage to tell a gripping but upsetting story about a father and son in a toxic relationship.
Patrick Klepek
6.27.18
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'Mario Tennis Aces' Serves Up Nail-Biting Multiplayer Duels

It's an incredible amount of fun, so long as you're not looking for a great single player sports RPG.
Austin Walker
6.22.18
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'Agony,' a Game About Dehumanizing Women, Isn't Just Bad, It's Toxic

A mixture of what you might find in a horny teenager’s sketchbook crossed with an angry YouTuber screaming about how feminists have come to destroy their video games.
Patrick Klepek
6.5.18
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'Thrones of Britannia' Is More Misadventure Than Reinvention for Total War

Some good ideas are buried by the bad ones, or obscured by some glaring problems.
Rob Zacny
5.17.18
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'Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire' Has Too Many Debts to Pay

A weight of expectation and obligation detracts from an otherwise great narrative adventure about colonialism and its politics.
Cameron Kunzelman
5.15.18
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'DKC: Tropical Freeze' Is Special Because It Respects Skill And Curiosity

I’m very glad that people will finally play one of 2014’s best and most overlooked games, now that it’s on the Switch.
Danielle Riendeau
5.4.18
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'BattleTech' Revives the Classic Mech Franchise in All Its Grueling Glory

'BattleTech' is the rare tactics game that makes attrition a tool, not a mistake.
Rob Zacny
4.25.18
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The Industrial Apocalypse of 'Frostpunk' Is More Truth Than Fiction

The developer behind 'This War of Mine' tells another haunting story of survival and desperation.
Rob Zacny
4.23.18
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In 'Yakuza 6,' Family Is More Important Than Fists

Come for the crime drama, stay for the breakdown of various parenting styles.
Janine Hawkins
4.17.18
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'God of War' Triumphs Because It Confronts Its Own Bloody Legacy

Kratos has always been a sad, unlikable asshole, but in giving him something to live for—a son who questions his decisions, his violence—he's finally given a real test.
Patrick Klepek
4.12.18