Shubhankar Parijat


102 games reviewed
78.2 average score
80 median score
60.8% of games recommended
Scores 2.2 higher than average

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GamingBolt
Shubhankar Parijat
7 / 10.0 - eFootball PES 2020
Sep 13, 2019

PES 2020 is an accomplished football sim, but the same could be said for PES 2019, and the changes Konami has made this year don't amount to much. As such, if you already have last year's game, I find it a little hard to recommend getting PES 2020 as well.

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GamingBolt
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8 / 10.0 - GreedFall
Sep 10, 2019

GreedFall is a welcome arrival in the fantasy RPG space, a space that has been bafflingly uncrowded of late. But it doesn't just impress because of a lack of alternatives. It successfully delivers nearly everything that one would want to see in a game of this genre, and does so in convincing fashion. Fans of western role playing games who have lamented the absence of many true contenders in the genre this generation, prepare yourselves: a new heir to the legacy of BioWare is here at last.

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9 / 10.0 - Gears 5
Sep 4, 2019

Gears 5 is one of Microsoft's best games this console generation. It's a package that's brimming with content, and has top-notch stuff on offer for you no matter what you're looking for. With its campaign, it successfully revitalizes a franchise may had feared was becoming stale, while with its online component, it continues to be on the top of its game, the way the series always been since the day it was born.

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GamingBolt
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6 / 10.0 - MXGP 2019
Aug 29, 2019

Hardcore motocross enthusiasts might find some enjoyment here, but others might want to look for greener pastures elsewhere.

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GamingBolt
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9 / 10.0 - Control
Aug 26, 2019

Remedy Entertainment is a studio with a storied history, so to say that they're at their absolute best here is no slight praise, and it's not praise that's easily given- but Control is just that good. Whether it's a story you're looking for, or engaging gameplay with mechanical depth, Control has more than enough up its sleeve to keep you rigorously engaged from start to finish.

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GamingBolt
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Jul 28, 2019

Wolfenstein: Youngblood is very clearly not Wolfenstein 3, and you shouldn't expect it to be. It's a side-story before the final chapter in MachineGames Wolf saga, and for what it is, it's a lot of fun. It doesn't succeed at everything it does – the RPG mechanics in particular feel tacked on and needless – but its open-ended nature and excellent level design still make it a really good Nazi-slaying time.

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GamingBolt
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Packed with content and brimming with incredible artistic and creative flair, The Fate of Atlantis serves as a more than satisfying conclusion to this massive Greek odyssey.

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GamingBolt
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Jul 11, 2019

With a smarter UI, much-needed quality of life improvements, and a couple of new mechanics and features, Dragon Quest Builders 2 a much leaner, more organic, and more enjoyable Builders experience, and feels like a proper realization of the experiment that the first game was.

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GamingBolt
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Jul 2, 2019

There's no two ways about it- if you own a Switch, you need to own Super Mario Maker 2 as well.

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GamingBolt
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Jun 22, 2019

It's been a while since Crash and his friends got behind a wheel, but Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled proves that they clearly haven't lost their touch.

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GamingBolt
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9 / 10.0 - Judgment
Jun 20, 2019

Simultaneously fresh and familiar, Judgment is an excellent first step forward for the Yakuza universe after the conclusion of Kazuma Kiryu's story.

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GamingBolt
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7 / 10.0 - Cricket 19
May 31, 2019

Cricket 19 is rough around the edges, but it makes some notable improvements in key areas. Fans of the sport will find plenty of enjoyment here.

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GamingBolt
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7 / 10.0 - Rage 2
May 14, 2019

RAGE 2 is an accomplished first person shooter, but a bland and disappointing open world experience.

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May 13, 2019

A Plague Tale: Innocence isn't the largest, most expansive game you'll ever play, nor does it accomplish new things in the areas where it does place its ambitions, but it's stronger for it. It's a focused story-driven experience completely free of bloat or unnecessary attempts at lengthening its runtime, and knows exactly what it wants to do. It delivers an emotional and effective tale, while also implementing simple mechanics in constantly engaging ways to make sure that it's not always all about the story.

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GamingBolt
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Apr 11, 2019

Phoenix Wright's courtroom sojourns pack every bit the punch now that they did almost two decades ago. Any opinion to the contrary merits a very loud and emphatic objection.

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GamingBolt
Shubhankar Parijat
Mar 25, 2019

This is a brutally unforgiving game that demands constant attention from its players, but it's the kind of attention that I have been all too happy to devote. Thanks to its stellar combat and memorable boss fights, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is a proud reminder of the fact that FromSoftware doesn't require the crutch of an established formula to deliver an arresting experience.

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GamingBolt
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Mar 19, 2019

The Division 2 is by far the easiest recommendation at launch this genre has had in many, many years, and is very well positioned to become the definitive looter shooter experience out there.

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GamingBolt
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Legacy of the First Blade stumbles with attempts at some large story beats and squanders the potential of others.

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GamingBolt
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8 / 10.0 - Dirt Rally 2.0
Feb 18, 2019

DiRT Rally 2.0 is a big win for the largely overlooked rally racing simulator genre.

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GamingBolt
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8 / 10.0 - Metro Exodus
Feb 13, 2019

Metro Exodus is an ambitious sequel that retains the best parts of its predecessors, while also expanding upon their ideas in significant ways. A general lack of polish hurts those ambitions somewhat, but in the end, this is a game that is well worth the price of entry.

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