Red Dead Redemption 2’s evocative, often beautiful sense of place exists insofar as it is still convenient to the player, which harms some of the desperation and hardship the game means to convey.
The game should feel wrong or disjointed with the conflicting elements it includes, but it all creates a strange, poignant, and often beautiful whole.
In the end, there’s a purity to how SoulCalibur VI is so focused above all else on its spectacular swordplay and world building.
The new minute-long trailer is clearly designed to sell the game’s cinematic and western bona fides.
Before you know it, Starlink turns playing with toys into something that feels an awful lot like work.
The new trailer for Battlefield V suggest that fans of the Battlefield series are in for more tales of individual heroism.
The game shows a developer operating with the best of intentions, attempting to offer up a party for every sort of player.
While this might not be the game that enthusiasts of the tactical RPG Front Mission were expecting, it may be the game they deserve.
At the end of the day, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is more like a Greco-Roman mod for The Witcher 3 than anything else.
When it comes to all things Kingdom Hearts, our feelings toward the franchise are torn.
Will the rapport between the game’s trio of protagonists enough to elevate Mutant Year Zero beyond all of its tactical staples?
The game’s focus is less on world-building than the simple, straightforward pleasure of its main mechanics: puzzles and combat.
This HD re-release of 2003’s Disgaea: Hour of Darkness presents grinding as a spectacle of artful, sometimes comical, excess.
With the release of its latest entry, the Mega Man series continues its struggle to remain artistically relevant.
Though visually sumptuous, the game doesn’t do much to strike a bolder, more mature path within a tired series.
The end result raises the same question Destiny did right out of the gate: Who is this game supposed to be for?
Devoid of context, this is the action-adventure title of our dreams, executed on an astonishing technical level.
As much as this is a better, more confident game than Yakuza 6, the series still has plenty of room to grow.
The universe of this game is one that could have benefited from a sense of atmosphere that’s rooted in the past.
Spider-Man’s mechanics feel fluid and satisfying enough to keep players engaged throughout the entire campaign.