Torche – Admission – Review

July 8, 2019

All roads lead to the title track, the heart of the album (placed smack in the middle) and among the best songs the band has ever recorded.

Soulcalibur VI – Review

November 9, 2018

Soulcalibur VI makes another strong case as to why the series should always be in the conversation when it comes to fighting games.

Vampyr – Review

June 18, 2018

Despite deficiencies in both narrative and gameplay, Vampyr is still compelling because of its all-consuming Gothic atmosphere.

Dragon’s Crown Pro – Review

May 9, 2018

It understands the genre and delivers satisfying, bombastic combat in short bursts, but also finds ways to deliver a full-length adventure that meets modern expectations.

Monster Magnet – Mindfucker – Review

March 31, 2018

They’ve gone from tripped-out, psychedelic fare like Spine of God and Dopes to Infinity to a more straightforward rock ‘n’ roll sound on Mindfucker, their 11th album.

Shadow of the Colossus – Review

March 9, 2018

Shadow of the Colossus is an all-time classic, and this excellent remaster provides a vital opportunity to play it again or discover it for the first time.

Celeste – Review

February 23, 2018

The star of Celeste is definitely the palm-sweating finger acrobatics required by the devious level designs.

Cuphead – Review

October 3, 2017

The detail and charm in Cuphead means it was made with a lot of love, but that would just be window dressing if it wasn’t a solid action game.

Yakuza Kiwami – Review

August 29, 2017

Yakuza Kiwami (“Extreme”) lets gamers experience the wacky fun of the original Yakuza in a remake with modern graphics and gameplay polish.

Superhot – Review

August 1, 2017

Rather than run headfirst into a firefight, you’ll think multiple steps ahead and carefully consider where your enemies will intersect with your bullet.

Nex Machina – Review

June 29, 2017

Nex Machina infuses the classic Robotron twin stick formula with breakneck speed, adds in the wild voxel-based visual style of Resogun and sharpens it to a razor edge.

The Surge – Review

May 26, 2017

Developer Deck13 — creators of 2014’s Lords of the Fallen — bring the Souls sensibility to a grim, mechanized future.

Snake Pass – Review

April 5, 2017

Charming, accomplished and fun, a quietly ambitious puzzle platformer that nods to a bygone era but exhibits gamemaking acumen that is distinctly modern day.

Nier: Automata – Review

March 30, 2017

The fascinating semi-open world structure has been fleshed out and augmented with the combat know-how of developer Platinum Games: It looks and plays great.

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