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.
Nov 21, 2014

UbiSoft Montreal's latest first-person open world shooter is crudely violent and frequently illogical, but it is beauty in motion when it's not killing things that move.

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Nov 23, 2014

Sony's creativity suite returns, bursting with color, smiles, and cleaner platforming overall.

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Nov 24, 2014

Adjustments and tweaks make for an improved basketball title, but one still desperate to play catch-up with 2K.

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Nov 24, 2014

Revisited grapple systems, new physics, fake Twitter, and lots of DLC highlight another yearly WWE offering, now from 2K Sports

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Nov 28, 2014

A journey of purpose and consequence is sidelined by glitches, but is ultimately too powerful to ignore.

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Geometry Wars returns, but without the original developer and plenty of changes which alter the basic formula, rendering this sequel almost unidentifiable.

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Brisk and almost effortlessly pleasing, WayForward's Shantae returns in her richest adventure to date, with all of the personality intact.

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Jan 19, 2015

Play golf on thousands of created courses, enter tournaments, and better yourself through practice. It's golf. Just. Golf.

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Feb 2, 2015

A throwback to the early West and early video games, with all of the nonsensical adventure it needs to be pleasing.

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Jun 3, 2015

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

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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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