Matt Paprocki

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Favorite Games:
  • Contra III
  • Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo

49 games reviewed
64.3 average score
60 median score
34.7% of games recommended

Matt Paprocki's Reviews

Matt Paprocki has critiqued home media and video games for 20+ years across outlets like Variety, Rolling Stone, Forbes, Playboy, Polygon, and others. His passion project is the technically minded DoBlu.com.

A proud legacy follows Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5, a legacy which is pushed through walls, caught in geometry, and smothered by inexcusable anti-consumer nonsense.

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Sep 20, 2015

Forza continues to be part of Microsoft's dwindling core of exclusives and while fun, it's beginning to lose its grip as sequels blend together.

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Sep 8, 2015

Mad Max is bloated, full of busy work, and keeps women locked in chains. Fury Road this is not.

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Sep 2, 2015

Madden 16 is what the NFL wants to believe its league is: Clean, friendly, and inspirational. It's not.

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Aug 28, 2015

If Until Dawn were the movie it was trying to be, it's Rotten Tomatoes score would be single digits.

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UbiSoft thinks it's okay to plaster paid DLC characters on the box art, which sums up what happened to the otherwise great Toy Soldiers series.

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Aug 19, 2015

Rare Replay is a compilation with selective eye sight, but portrays the studio for what they did best: Character.

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Jun 20, 2015

The sky hates you. Plants hate you. Saws hate you. And evolution? It's trying to eliminate your fluffy, winged existence as a species, and yet, it's quite enjoyable.

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Jun 18, 2015

Lego Jurassic World is as expected: Legos, dinosaurs, and puzzles. But, the formula is too familiar and needs more chaos theory.

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Schrodinger's Cat is a bit of a bomb. Lively and exuberant about quantum theories as it can be, there is a lack of sustained momentum.

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Jun 3, 2015

Splatoon offers little, and yet the melding of color, punk rock, and nostalgia create a winner.

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May 18, 2015

Project Cars is infatuated and enamored by cars, but only cars, not the modes or features to make them interesting.

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May 3, 2015

Project Root is an enthusiastic first attempt at a top down, twin stick from developer OPQAM, but it is a game caught in a trap of its own design.

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Apr 6, 2015

Axiom Verge is familiar, homely, and far too simple, but those turn out to be its greatest qualities. This homage to 2D adventures is smartly and carefully done.

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Apr 5, 2015

MLB 15: The Show's level of perfectionism is obsessive, making it a necessary pairing for baseball traditionalists.

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Apr 1, 2015

Rack N Ruin is lost and confused in its own design, a helpless blending of top down adventures and retro shooters without any guidance to speak of.

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Mar 24, 2015

Battlefield takes on the police state scenario embedded into modern politics and does nothing with it short of making itself appear restless.

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It's adorable, charming, and totally Kirby except for the pesky controls. And gameplay. And Game Pad.So no, it's not that good.

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Feb 12, 2015

Evolve's premise is never capitalized on, although it's strong core is notably well done. However, appeal is low in long term appeal and high in gratuitous DLC.

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Feb 9, 2015

Stunningly unique but ultimately messy, Apotheon is enthralling Greek mythology caught in the grips of unfriendly combat.

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