Matt Bertz


44 games reviewed
76.7 average score
80 median score
50.0% of games recommended
Scores 1.1 higher than average

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Matt Bertz
Mar 18, 2019

The story falls short, but The Division 2 is filled with loops to keep you invested in upgrading your agent well beyond the endgame, including gear score optimization, Dark Zone ventures, and daily challenges

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8.8 / 10.0 - Metro Exodus
Feb 13, 2019

Artyom's journey across Russia is filled with interesting locales, a steady flow of new enemy types, and a cause worth fighting for

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7.8 / 10.0 - Insurgency: Sandstorm
Dec 21, 2018

Tactical shooter fans should find Insurgency's skirmishes riveting, if they can live with some old-school design in regards to respawn times, respawn distance to fire zones, and limited progression

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8 / 10.0 - Battlefield V
Nov 16, 2018

Battlefield V is a good, if safe game that feels more iterative than innovative. Its legacy will likely be defined by how steady and interesting the stream of new content is moving forward

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Matt Bertz
Oct 25, 2018

Rockstar has once again created a game that redefines the open-world experience. Red Dead Redemption II is a triumph that every gamer should experience for themselves

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8.5 / 10.0 - NHL 19
Sep 17, 2018

Welcome improvements to the general gameplay and franchise mode make this the best NHL in years, but the team still has a lot of work to do with modernizing its career mode and cleaning up legacy issues

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9 / 10.0 - NBA 2K19
Sep 12, 2018

The most well-rounded sports game on the market once again

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7 / 10.0 - NBA Live 19
Sep 7, 2018

Live does its best work away from the NBA license, when it delves in to fantasy hoops scenarios. The NBA-focused modes still need a lot more work

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8.8 / 10.0 - Frostpunk
Apr 23, 2018

Don't come to Frostpunk if you want sunshine, unicorns, and happy outcomes. This is a bleak game about making difficult decisions to survive inhospitable conditions

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8.5 / 10.0 - L.A. Noire Remastered
Nov 21, 2017

Improved interrogation options help these cold cases hold up six years after they originally released. However, the fantastic open-world setting is still underutilized

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Matt Bertz
Nov 14, 2017

One year after release, Doom's campaign is still one of the generation's best

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Matt Bertz
Nov 3, 2017

A bawdy arcade experience good for couch competitions, but MFL lacks the depth needed to keep players coming back

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4 / 10.0 - Raid: World War II
Oct 12, 2017

The missions are designed with replayability in mind, but the game needs a serious overhaul in A.I. and controls to justify spending more time with it

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7.5 / 10.0 - NBA 2K18
Oct 6, 2017

The franchise, single-player, multiplayer, and collectible card modes deliver hundreds of hours of fun, but expect a fair share of glitches to pervade the experience

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7 / 10.0 - NBA Live 18
Sep 25, 2017

Still lacks the depth of its rival, but The One mode gives Live a destination mode worth building upon

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9 / 10.0 - NBA 2K18
Sep 20, 2017

With a robust offering in the franchise, single-player, multiplayer, and collectible card modes, NBA 2K18 delivers hundreds of hours of fun

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8 / 10.0 - NHL 18
Sep 12, 2017

Whether you want to play on the couch with buddies, grind for cards in Hockey Ultimate Team, compete online, or build a new dynasty in Franchise mode, NHL 18 mostly delivers

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7 / 10.0 - Farpoint
May 16, 2017

Farpoint may not move the needle as a shooter, but it's a sound VR experience if you can deal with the slight simulation sickness caused by the locomotion

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7 / 10.0 - NBA Playgrounds
May 12, 2017

Considering legacy brands like NBA Jam and NBA Street are nowhere to be found this generation, NBA Playgrounds is a welcome hoops diversion for sports game fans

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6.8 / 10.0 - Wilson’s Heart
Apr 25, 2017

The occult story and haunting hospital keeps the adventure interesting, but the fixed rules for engagement undermine both puzzles and combat

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