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Wii Party U review: invitation to boredom

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 28, 2013 8:00am PDT

The name of the genre should make it clear why mini game collections review so poorly. It can be quite difficult to squeeze out meaningful gameplay...


"Yeah, it's a 10$ game with a 40$ controller. Set your expectations accordingly."

- HockeyJohnston see all 9 comments

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies review - family law

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 24, 2013 12:00am PDT

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies capably brings the series to the 3DS, continuing to tow the line between total charm and utter tedium.


"I'm at the astronaut case and catching Starbuck on a contradiction is just about the funniest ..."

- asianwaste see all 6 comments

The Wolf Among Us: Episode One shows Telltale's flexibility

By Steve Watts, Oct 14, 2013 7:30am PDT

Our review of the first episode of The Wolf Among Us, the new episodic series from Telltale Games based on the Fable comic book series.


"I have to agree with that I actually enjoyed the action scenes."

- eightobject see all 22 comments

Beyond: Two Souls review: caged ambitions

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 08, 2013 8:00am PDT

Every aspect of Beyond: Two Souls is a generational leap over Heavy Rain. Too bad it's all wasted on a story that isn't worth telling.


"Your cynicism would be funny if it were even remotely accurate."

- AndrewYoon see all 54 comments

Grand Theft Auto 5 review: great, not grand

By Steve Watts, Oct 07, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Our review of Rockstar's latest big-budget tent pole, Grand Theft Auto 5.


"You're gathering so much positive PR by doing this, trust me."

- Curike see all 126 comments

Pokemon X & Y review: everything old is new again

By Kat Bailey, Oct 04, 2013 9:00am PDT

Pokemon X and Y soundly exceeds expectations, making use of its new features to highlight and improve upon classic monsters, all while managing to avoid feeling the least bit old or stale. All told, it's an impressive accomplishment, and a great start for the series on the N...


"Thanks for the review. I've never actually played one of these games before... I'm tempted to ..."

- Gwyndion see all 7 comments

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD (almost) perfects a classic

By Steve Watts, Oct 03, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Impressions of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, the Wii U revamp of the 2005 GameCube title.


"This is the first game to make me even consider picking up a WiiU. It really does look beautiful. "

- CruelLEGACEY see all 19 comments

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs review: streamlined terror

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 13, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs carries a combination of Frictional's penchant for psychological terror and The Chinese Room's knack for creating a thought-provoking narrative, making this a game worth playing with the lights out.


"Sanity meter was one of the shittiest mechanics, glad to see they got rid of it. I'll give this ..."

- StriderNL see all 16 comments

The Wonderful 101 video review: strength in numbers

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 10, 2013 10:00am PDT

It's going to take you time to get the hang of The Wonderful 101, the latest from Nintendo and Platinum Games, but stick with it! Once you learn it, it becomes one of the strongest action titles of the year across all platforms, not just the Wii U.


"If that 7 is as strong as the one Pikmin 3 got i'll probably love it."

- Pneum0 see all 8 comments

Diablo 3: Confessions of a console newbie

By Steve Watts, Sep 09, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Diablo 3 has finally hit consoles, and its various revisions feel almost natural enough to forget that it began its life on the PC. Almost.


"I know it's blaspheme but I really prefer this type of game with a controller and on the TV. I ..."

- Pettytheft see all 23 comments

Rayman Legends review: masterful platforming

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 29, 2013 8:00am PDT

Rayman Legends embodies the spirit of what makes gaming so wonderful: it's enchanting, it's memorable, and most importantly, it's sheer fun.


"This game is a masterpiece... Im playing on pc Iv finished the first world now. The controls, ..."

- godm0de see all 6 comments

Splinter Cell: Blacklist review: shadow play

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 19, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Sam Fisher makes his triumphant return in Splinter Cell: Blacklist, a thrilling espionage adventure that encourages choice in play styles and successfully weaves all aspects of the game (campaign, co-op, multiplayer) into one neat interface.


"Did you play it mostly stealth or Rambo? Mixed it up a lot? Just curious if Rambo style would ..."

- Zerbyte see all 11 comments

Gone Home review: since you've been gone

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 15, 2013 11:00am PDT

Gone Home is a point-and-click mystery that excels, thanks to a gripping story of a girl returning home to learn about the changes her family has undergone, living under the roof of a strange house.


"I did something where I already got the credits, but I was able to resume after that."

- Ziz see all 5 comments

Saints Row 4 review: suped up send-off

By Steve Watts, Aug 14, 2013 6:00am PDT

Saints Row 4 closes out the story in its own imitable style. Our review.


"They're both great games and totally worth playing! And this is from someone who ranks RDR ..."

- brickmatt see all 51 comments

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team review: a dream of time gone by

By Steve Watts, Aug 09, 2013 10:00am PDT

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team ventures into the head of the less famous Mario brother. Is it a dream come true?


"The text and score match perfectly. Every game doesn't start out at a 10 that you then chip away ..."

- rudds see all 10 comments