Chris Tapsell


14 games reviewed
72.0 average score
79 median score
78.6% of games recommended
Scores 2.2 higher than average

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Eurogamer
Chris Tapsell
Jun 21, 2019

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled is a gold-standard remaster, capturing the loveably janky, off-brand spirit of classic CTR - and then some.

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Eurogamer
Chris Tapsell
May 16, 2019

Ambitious and sometimes overwhelming, Three Kingdoms does a great job of capturing the complexity of China's vivid past.

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Chris Tapsell
No Recommendation / Blank - At the Gates
Jan 25, 2019

The former Civ 5 director's long-running passion project is filled with nice ideas, but they never threaten to pull together.

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Eurogamer
Chris Tapsell
Recommended - Pokémon: Let's Go
Nov 13, 2018

Pok'mon's Switch debut deftly toes the line between returning fans and all-new ones, with a few small wobbles along the way.

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Chris Tapsell
No Recommendation / Blank - Football Manager 2019
Oct 30, 2018

Quality of life tweaks and vast depth can't overcome Football Manager 2019's uncharacteristically clumsy, all-consuming training rework.

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Eurogamer
Chris Tapsell

Messy, boisterous, chaotic - Civilization 6: Rise and Fall is the antidote to the Enlightenment.

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Eurogamer
Chris Tapsell
Nov 17, 2017

Pok'mon returns for a 3DS victory lap in this generous, definitive retelling of the Alolan story.

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Eurogamer
Chris Tapsell
Apr 28, 2017

Dawn of War finally returns with a fascinating, if imperfect, twist on the modern RTS.

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Eurogamer
Chris Tapsell
Nov 15, 2016

Tearing up the rulebook but bringing back the fun, Pok'mon Sun and Moon make for the best generation in more than a decade.

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Pixel Dynamo
Chris Tapsell
Dec 10, 2015

Ubisoft Montreal could have made a bold, brave statement as to what a hardcore, competitive multiplayer shooter should be all about. For all the joy of its exceptional gameplay, Rainbow Six Siege is suppressed by a lack of commitment to what makes it great.

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Pixel Dynamo
Chris Tapsell
7.8 / 10.0 - Star Wars Battlefront
Nov 21, 2015

Star Wars Battlefront is remarkably beautiful. So much so that I genuinely believe it is the best realisation of the Star Wars universe we have ever seen in a video game. But it also feels empty. Simple, stripped back shooting is great in a game with tons of ways to play, but when it's confined to what feels like only two fully-fledged game modes, and the metagame is taken back to bare bones too, it begins to make you wonder if there's actually much there at all.

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Pixel Dynamo
Chris Tapsell
Nov 14, 2015

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is the most extensive Call of Duty game ever made, but not without its flaws. Dour storytelling and purely incremental changes to multiplayer prevent it from reaching the legendary status of its predecessors.

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Pixel Dynamo
Chris Tapsell
Aug 11, 2015

Fit for the red carpet.

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Pixel Dynamo
Chris Tapsell
3.8 / 10.0 - Godzilla
Jul 17, 2015

Dated and out-of-place

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