You never lose sight of No Straight Roads’s thematic intent during its big show-stopping numbers.
The game lacks for Samurai Jack’s smooth, stylish animation and deceptively deep characterizations.
Even when Fall Guys is working perfectly as intended, its appeal is limited.
Everything about your quest feels dragged out to mask how little substance there is to Blessing in Disguise.
While a lot of care has gone into refining the game’s combat, there’s no shortage of things to do outside of battles.
Metaphorically speaking, the developers at Pugstorm have left more than half the carrot buried in the soil.
The game feels like the brainchild of students who were into debate club as much as programming.
After a few exhausting months in the gaming world, July promises to be fun by comparison.
While the plot and characters in Desperados III may be familiar, each scenario feels distinct.
The game’s attempts to distinguish itself from other first-person shooters ultimately feel superficial.
The scarcity of the game’s puzzles is frustrating, because, slight repetition aside, every one of those puzzles is cleverly designed.
It retreads the same ground of the prior games’ fetch-quest-driven, backtracking-filled action-adventuring.
The game’s campiness doesn’t extend to the shark combat, which flounders as a result of it mostly hinging on button-mashing.
It has just enough bells and whistles to suck you into its world, but not enough to compel your immersion.
Right now, we’ll take whatever form of escapism we can get.
Its characters already lacked personality, and the 3D makeover is mostly successful at bringing that deficiency into sharper relief.
Moving Out is a fast-paced, arcade-style co-op that leans into carefree, chaotic, over-the-top gameplay.
The game is limited by the static nature of its mission-based structure and the protagonist’s severe lack of motivation.
The game improves upon its predecessor, and finds new ways to demonstrate their shared eco-friendly themes.
With their latest, Dan Marshall and Ben Ward successfully extend their lovingly parodic style to a much broader range of genres.