Brian Shea


68 games reviewed
75.4 average score
78 median score
44.1% of games recommended
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Nov 13, 2019

The compelling formula of simultaneously building your collections of monsters and gym badges has proven timeless, but the new additions and enhancements show Pokémon isn't done evolving

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Despite strong competitive and cooperative multiplayer action, the PvE elements fall short of those marquee modes. The progression leads to more frustration than satisfaction

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8.5 / 10.0 - Luigi's Mansion 3
Oct 28, 2019

Creative environmental puzzles and unique boss battles make this a rewarding experience from start to finish

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Oct 16, 2019

The Impossible Lair may receive top billing, but the entire journey leading to that titular final challenge is rewarding

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7.3 / 10.0 - Team Sonic Racing
May 17, 2019

The team-based mechanics help Team Sonic Racing stand out from other kart racers, but Mario Kart is in no danger of losing pole position in the genre

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Apr 16, 2019

Climbing and destroying a massive robot is exciting, but the basic gameplay falters too often for a game that requires such precision

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8.3 / 10.0 - Yoshi's Crafted World
Mar 27, 2019

Despite a slow difficulty ramp, Yoshi's Crafted World is a delightful adventure thanks to fun-to-find collectibles, colorful levels, and creative boss battles

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Jan 9, 2019

This platformer was fun on Wii U, and the Deluxe version gives the game a well-earned extra life on Switch

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8.5 / 10.0 - Pokémon: Let's Go
Nov 14, 2018

A fun stroll down memory lane for hardcore fans, and a strong entry point to the series for newcomers

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7.3 / 10.0 - Super Mario Party
Oct 3, 2018

The boards are underwhelming and some of the modes suffer from repetition, but the selection of minigames is among the best in the series

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