عصام الشهوان


123 games reviewed
75.7 average score
80 median score
61.0% of games recommended

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Saudi Gamer
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Aug 15, 2019

A simple and soothing experience that makes up in charm what it lacks in challenge

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Saudi Gamer
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Aug 1, 2019

A very polarizing game, that doesn't want you to love it despite your efforts. A lighthearted romp through some beautiful scenery coupled with some novel ideas, bogged down by a plethora of nuisances and annoyances.

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Saudi Gamer
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Jul 23, 2019

A remarkably faithful adaptation of a fan-favorite anime, with a surprisingly tight and enjoyable battle system. The only letdown is the weak amount of content, but it can’t be denied that the limited budget went to the right place and favored quality over quantity.

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4 / 5.0 - Judgment
Jun 30, 2019

While it might not be the best entry point to the world of Kamurocho, and neither is it a giant leap from the Yakuza series to someone who might be fatigued at this point, it still is a good entry to the bewitching world of Kamurocho with enough differences to make it feel unique.

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4 / 5.0 - Samurai Shodown
Jun 30, 2019

A slim offering that nevertheless is expertly done, this installment solidifies SNK's return to form, and provides a unique and fun fighting experience.

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3 / 5.0 - Blood & Truth
May 28, 2019

This is an expanded, though not evolved, London Heist. A full game with gunplay that can be fun, if not exactly innovative. Unfortunately almost everything else surrounding the gunplay is either tedious or poorly implemented or both.

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Saudi Gamer
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May 21, 2019

It might not top the previous entry overall, but it still manages to nail all the essentials with tight handling, beautifully varied tracks and a plethora of modes, and the team aspect of this entry is a welcome change, if not a totally flawless one.

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4 / 5.0 - Sticks And Bones
May 6, 2019

A simple and short experience that nevertheless is funny and full of ideas. A promising start for more to come.  

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4 / 5.0 - Mortal Kombat 11
Apr 22, 2019

A fun game that is presented well and is rich in content. A solid foundation marred by a slog to obtain items in the single player mode.

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Saudi Gamer
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Mar 29, 2019

A passable conclusion that provides a degree of closure to fans who gave stuck with the game since the beginning. What it lacks in quality it kind of makes up for in lore.

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5 / 5.0 - Devil May Cry 5
Mar 6, 2019

One of the best and deepest battle systems, making for an exciting game that always pushes you to do better and learn more, coupled to an eclectic and cool cast of characters starring in breathtaking scenes with plenty of enemies and bosses to strut your stuff on. A triumphant return after 11 years and an instant classic.

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Saudi Gamer
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Feb 21, 2019

A classic that hasn't had its brilliance diminished by time, brimming with colorful characters and memorable moments, and a presentation that is still visually and aurally attractive.

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3.5 / 5.0 - Far Cry: New Dawn
Feb 14, 2019

An enjoyable game that never rises to anything more for anyone familiar with the series, and for newcomers Far Cry 4 might be a better choice.

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4.5 / 5.0 - Kingdom Hearts III
Feb 9, 2019

A great conclusion to a long running chapter brimming with imagination, variety and plain fun, but can't avoid being saddled with a convoluted and poorly-told story and occasional bouts of boredom. An uneven experience, albeit one that more than makes up for it with some of the best moments of this generation.

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4.5 / 5.0 - Resident Evil 2
Jan 22, 2019

A triumphant remake and reimagining of a beloved classic that makes it stand toe-to-toe with modern games, even if the seventh entry succeeded more in that aspect.

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Saudi Gamer
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Dec 22, 2018

Interesting plot with good main missions and filler side missions that are too similar to those of the main game. Recommended only to fans of the game.

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Saudi Gamer
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Nov 29, 2018

A charming platformer with an abundance of ideas and a decent challenge, one that utilizes VR well to make you feel part of the game world.

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4 / 5.0 - Beat Saber
Nov 28, 2018

An engrossing and hectic game and one of the best VR experiences, and this version while an important feature kind of makes up for it with a bevy of smaller new features.

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Saudi Gamer
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Nov 22, 2018

Like the first one, second DLC does not bring with it anything new, and is aimed at those who are looking for an excuse to return to the game in the form of an interesting story, but for those looking for something substantial this also isn't it.

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4 / 5.0 - Sunset Overdrive
Nov 20, 2018

It might not offer much over the Xbox One original, but this remains one of the developer's best games and one of the best open-world games ever, with a traversal and fighting system that is both fast and smooth, and with world and mission design that focuses on gameplay first.

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