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74.9 average score
80 median score
48.5% of games recommended
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Sep 6, 2019

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered is the best version of one of the most divisive entries in the series. Though the base game has its flaws, the world of Final Fantasy VIII is as intriguing as ever, and the Junction system is still one of the most unique mechanics in the series’s history. The ability to fast-forward makes slow animations a non-problem, while the other mods make it easier than ever for newcomers to try out the maverick Final Fantasy installment.

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4.5 / 5.0 - Heave Ho
Aug 29, 2019

Heave Ho is a game that both destroys and strengthens friendships and you’d be remiss to not include it in your game night line-up.

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution is a robust Yu-Gi-Oh game that’s filled to the brim with multiple different ways to play the titular card game. There are a couple minor gripes, but almost every card currently in the TCG is in the game, there’s plenty of single and multiplayer content, and the tutorials are fantastic, making Link Evolution the perfect game for lapsed duelists to use as a re-entry point to the game.

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Aug 28, 2019

Despite some technical hiccups, Man of Medan succeeds as an engrossing interactive thriller that will keep you on your toes for the duration of a couple of playthroughs. With so many different ways to play the game, alone or with friends online or locally, Man of Medan is an overall great horror experience.

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5 / 5 - Control
Aug 26, 2019

Control is easily one of the best games of the year and has one of the most fascinating worlds I've experienced in a game in years.

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4.5 / 5.0 - Rebel Galaxy Outlaw
Aug 22, 2019

With space combat that feels just like the 90s and some nice, new quality of life features, Rebel Galaxy Outlaw is the game your 14 your old self would’ve killed for.

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Aug 2, 2019

Wolfenstein: Youngblood succeeded in doing something I didn’t think possible: killing all enthusiasm I had for the series. Sure, the gunplay still feels great but that doesn’t matter when the entire product is hampered by tone-deaf mechanics that are trying to fix a game that wasn’t broken.

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4 / 5.0 - God Eater 3
Jul 30, 2019

Even if it can get a bit repetitive, God Eater 3 is creative action RPG that is perfectly at home on the Nintendo Switch. The premise is an interesting evolution for the series, the downtrodden characters are easy to sympathize with, and the combat is both fun and rewarding in short bursts.

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Jul 11, 2019

Dragon Quest Builders 2 is aptly named, as it builds upon the strong foundation of the first game, improving it in every single way. I think a couple of sections could stand to be a bit quicker, but the breadth of content and genuinely intriguing story make Builders 2 a must-play.

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4 / 5.0 - Judgment
Jul 3, 2019

It’s a bit rough around the edges, but Judgment is an overall worthy successor to the Yakuza game franchise. Yagami and Kaito are fantastic and entertaining main characters, and the detective-oriented story gives a unique new perspective to the usual Yakuza narrative. Some parts get old quick, but I’m hoping Yagami and co. will stick around for future Judgment games, as there’s plenty of potential.

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4.5 / 5.0 - Samurai Shodown
Jun 28, 2019

Samurai Shodown is nothing short of an incredible return for one of the fighting game genre’s most revered franchises. It’s technical, deep, and challenging to fully grasp– and it’s fantastic. Those who aren’t experienced in the genre may find Samurai Shodown difficult to get into at first, but the payoff is more than worth it.

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Jun 25, 2019

The Sinking City has its rough spots, but a good Lovecraft inspired game is hard to come by and Frogwares managed to craft a story that’s interesting enough to scratch that itch.

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4.5 / 5.0 - Vectronom
Jun 25, 2019

Vectronom is a compact rhythm game that uses simplicity to its advantage. The music fits the platforming perfectly, and trying to match the beat of a track is as enjoyable as it is challenging.

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Jun 24, 2019

Trover Saves the Universe is a creative and hilarious ride through the wonderfully insane mind of Justin Roiland. Boasting memorable characters, an incredibly funny script, and unique but thoroughly enjoyable gameplay, Trover is one of the most fun games currently available for VR.

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4 / 5 - Void Bastards
Jun 18, 2019

In short bursts, Void Bastards can be a lot of fun, and even when its repetitive nature starts to kick in, something silly happens that makes you laugh and pulls you back into it.

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Jun 8, 2019

While holding true to the same basic gameplay formula, Layers of Fear 2 takes great steps toward distinguishing itself from the first game. Unfortunately, while this pays off in some respects, Layers of Fear 2 struggles to be as cohesive as a psychological horror game should be.

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Jun 5, 2019

Team Sonic Racing is yet another fantastic kart-racer from Sumo Digital and SEGA.

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3.5 / 5.0 - Rage 2
Jun 3, 2019

Rage 2 offers another typical “open world shooter with activities” for those who need another fix since Far Cry 5 last.

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Jun 3, 2019

Dangerous Driving definitely has the spirit of Burnout, but it doesn’t exactly execute it in the way you’d want.

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Episode 3 has some questionable turns, but reignited my love for the series.

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