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Tales from the Borderlands review: A Definitive End and a New Beginning

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 20, 2015 12:01am PDT

Tales from the Borderlands has wrapped up its tale of vault hunting, conning, heisting, and finger gunning with the arrival of 'Vault of the Traveler.' And while the fish story element seems to be gone, a surprising amount of replay value and some truly sharp writing makes t...

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Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone Review - The Same Old Witcher

By Josh Hawkins, Oct 16, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Deep down, The Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone is just more of the same quests and epic storylines that were first introduced in The Wild Hunt. We returned to the Northernlands to see if Geralt’s newest adventure can stand up to his last.

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""Feels like it should have been a part of the base game".... what? That's a negative only if ..."

- Milleh see all 7 comments

Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below Review: Monster Mash

By Daniel Perez, Oct 12, 2015 11:00am PDT

Dragon Quest Heroes brings together iconic heroes from the Dragon Quest series to battle countless waves of monsters. But does the action-RPG aspect of the game make or break the traditional Dragon Quest formula? Our review.

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"Yeah, it immediately grabbed me in a way Hyrule Warriors didn't, mostly because DQ has a place ..."

- Vincent Grayson see all 12 comments

Yoshi's Wooly World review: One Size Fits All

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 12, 2015 10:00am PDT

Yoshi has a whole new look in Yoshi's Wooly World, but is this new visual style as comfortable as a winter coat? Or is it as ugly and itchy as an old Christmas sweater? Our review.

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"Maybe insignificant but since it is part of the game's title I'll be the jerk who points out ..."

- Psydswipe see all 4 comments

Chibi-Robo: Zip Lash Review: Whip-Smart

By Steve Watts, Oct 08, 2015 9:00am PDT

Chibi-Robo is the quirky mash-up of Mario and Castlevania we never knew we wanted, even despite some odd shortcomings. Our review.

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Civilization: Beyond Earth Rising Tide Review: The Call of the Sea

By Steven Wong, Oct 08, 2015 5:00am PDT

Civilization: Beyond Earth Rising Tide takes your extraterrestrial empire to the ocean, where vast resources and opportunity await. But is it enough to bring new life to an game that was held back by its rigidity and forgettable leaders? Our review. 

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"Metacritic indicates that this is Gods and Kings of BE, and not the Brave New World we hoped for. "

- TaintedSyringe see all 6 comments

Rock Band 4 review: For Those About to Rock, We Salute You!

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 05, 2015 7:00am PDT

Rock Band 4 is ready to bring back the plastic instrument era, but has the magic already passed? Or is it time to grab a plastic guitar and rock out one more time? Our review.

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"Cant rock, game freezes like crazy and the guitar misses notes for no apparent reason on the ..."

- rtricoche see all 71 comments

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Review: Inferior Decoration

By Steve Watts, Oct 02, 2015 10:45am PDT

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer takes just one mini-game from the series, strips out some of the complexity, and makes you do it over and over again. Our review.

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"Yeah looks like a stand alone game of my least favorite part of the game. "

- Turd Ferguson see all 4 comments

The Beginner's Guide Review: Wreden, Begin Again

By Brittany Vincent, Oct 02, 2015 8:30am PDT

Davey Wreden's follow-up to The Stanley Parable attempts to loosely tie together disparate game sketches, but fails to live up to its predecessor. Our review.

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"I'm firmly in Camp Austin on this one. As a creative-type person who tends to not release my ..."

- NickDelios see all 26 comments

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 Review: Faceplant

By Daniel Perez, Oct 01, 2015 1:50pm PDT

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 is not only the worst game in the franchise's history, but it may very well be the worst game to be released this year. Yes, worse than Hatred. Our review.

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"Damn. As others have said I was really this would be good. I have so many happy memories of ..."

- AMikaboshi see all 17 comments

Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Review: Back on the Map

By Josh Hawkins, Oct 01, 2015 1:30pm PDT

Naughty Dog’s highly popular PlayStation 3 series, Uncharted, has been remastered and re-released for the PlayStation 4. But does it hold up to the pedestal of quality and epic-adventure that fans place it on? Or is it lost in time like the crumbling temples that Natha...

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"If there's a Black Friday deal, I'll definitely get it and play through it once the fall ..."

- OzzieMejia see all 4 comments

Might & Magic Heroes 7 Review: Telling Tall Tales

By Steven Wong, Sep 30, 2015 1:30pm PDT

Might & Magic Heroes 7 combines role-playing with tactical strategy so that players may experience fantastic tales that shape the world of Ashen. But perhaps these tales are better told around a campfire than a war table. Our review.

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Skylanders: Superchargers Review: Stretch of Road

By Steve Watts, Sep 29, 2015 2:30pm PDT

The addition of vehicles in Skylanders: Superchargers isn't the most creative new gimmick in the franchise's history, but it's well-implemented enough to make this a solid series entry. Our review.

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Persona 4: Dancing All Night review: Shut Up and Dance

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 29, 2015 12:30pm PDT

Persona has strayed from tis RPG roots before, but Persona 4: Dancing All Night may just be one of the strangest turns the series has taken yet. Does it shine on stage or does it trip over its own feet? Our review.

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Disney Infinity 3.0: Rise Against the Empire Review: Fully Operational

By Steve Watts, Sep 28, 2015 6:00am PDT

The Rise Against the Empire set for Disney Infinity is much more appealing to the original trilogy nostalgia, and fortunately it happens to be the better of the two Star Wars play sets to boot.

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"I've watched my boys play HOURS of Disney Infinity 1 and 2, and most of the playsets are pretty ..."

- Gwyndion see all 9 comments