Justin Haywald


8 games reviewed
72.5 average score
80 median score
50.0% of games recommended

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Justin Haywald
Oct 5, 2017

The follow-up to Shadow of Mordor is bigger in scope, but not always better than its predecessor.

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Justin Haywald
Nov 18, 2016

For better and worse, Sun and Moon is essentially the same Pokemon experience that comes out every few years, just with enhancements to make it feel more modern. But this an entry that should appeal to more than just the series' devoted fanbase who'll notice those details.

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Justin Haywald

The PlayStation VR shooter from Killzone studio Guerrilla Games nails first-person VR controls, but stumbles over the smaller details

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Justin Haywald
Jul 12, 2016

The latest installment in Capcom's popular monster-slaying franchise adds exciting ways to stay alive, but it doesn't solve the series long-standing issues.

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Justin Haywald

Despite revamped controls and a cheerful aesthetic, Happy Home Designer still feels like a dead-end job.

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Justin Haywald
Sep 2, 2015

And for the first time in a creation-focused experience, I look forward to returning again and again for more than just the amazing levels I know other people will create. I want to keep making my own levels better. The game won't necessarily turn you into the next Shigeru Miyamoto, but you can almost feel a little bit of that magic rubbing off every time you upload a new creation.

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Justin Haywald
8 / 10 - Boxboy
May 7, 2015

This 3DS game's disarming simplicity is a ruse that hides an addictive depth.

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Justin Haywald
7 / 10 - Costume Quest 2
Oct 12, 2014

Costume Quest 2 is a charming sequel that fixes most of its predecessor's flaws, though it remains a very short, overly simple experience.

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