Giancarlo Valdes


18 games reviewed
70.6 average score
70 median score
33.3% of games recommended
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6.8 / 10.0 - Godfall
Dec 23, 2020

Godfall could scratch that action game itch if you don't mind how lackluster it is in other areas. A paid expansion is coming out in 2021, so I'm curious to see if that'll address any of my concerns about the campaign.

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7 / 10.0 - Pacer
Nov 12, 2020

Like all great racing games, Pacer is about repetition and mastery. The more you play, the better you'll become at speeding through all the sharp turns and wild loops. It's not as polished as the Wipeout games were, but it's still a pretty good deal if you don't care much about multiplayer.

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7.8 / 10.0 - Spellbreak
Sep 28, 2020

Spellbreak's combat is stylish and offers a lot of flexibility. If the developer follows through on its roadmap (which promises more storytelling among other things), it could really turn into something special.

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7 / 10.0 - Madden NFL 21
Sep 1, 2020

Madden NFL 21 is the clearest example yet of how unwieldy the series has become, so your en-joyment will vary depending on which modes best suit your play style. For me, that comes from seeing my virtual 49ers hoist the Vince Lombardi Trophy at the end of the season, so anything else on top of that is just a bonus.

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6.3 / 10.0 - Hyper Scape
Aug 21, 2020

Hyper Scape has promise, but it's just so infuriating to play due to poor aiming controls. Some don't seem to have a problem with it, as I see other PS4 players racking up kills all the time. Still, it's better to wait and play something else until this gets fixed.

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6.3 / 10.0 - Rocket Arena
Aug 12, 2020

Rocket Arena shows that there's more to multiplayer shooters than just military sims and battle royale games. Unfortunately, the unappealing progression rewards and lack of engaging content limit its potential.

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60 / 100 - Dead Rising 4
Dec 5, 2016

Dead Rising 4 is a mind-numbing slog despite its near-endless array of weapons

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Apr 4, 2016

The biggest concern I had going into The Division was its viability as a single-player game. Thankfully, the developers proved me wrong. In spite of my emotionless hero, Ubisoft Massive's dystopian version of New York City is absolutely gripping. While I did come close to burning out (that happens when you play any game six or more hours a day for more than a week), I'm still excited to jump back in and spend more time with the multiplayer modes, as well as dive deeper into the Dark Zone.

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Nov 4, 2015

I wish I liked Knights of Pen and Paper 2 a lot more than I did. It has a lot of charm and heart — I can see it in the gorgeous pixel art and in all the neat jokes and references built into Paperos. But it just isn't very fun to play. If you happen to be in that cross-section of being both a tabletop player and an RPG fanatic, it might be worth checking out. For everyone else, however, your time is better spent elsewhere.

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Aug 10, 2015

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture's greatest accomplishment is making you care for its departed characters. Their personal stories give you an incredible glimpse of what life was like in their little corner of the world. They're not the nicest group of people. They can be selfish, stubborn, and downright stupid. But that's what makes them feel real and memorable. The most tragic part? You can't do a damned thing to save them.

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