Richard Wakeling


23 games reviewed
71.7 average score
80 median score
52.2% of games recommended

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Richard Wakeling
Jan 8, 2019

Bury Me, My Love tells a heartbreaking tale of Syrian refugees via the familiar confines of a messaging app that's both harrowing and deeply affecting.

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4 / 10 - Darksiders III
Nov 26, 2018

Darksiders return is marred by bland environments and an unfocused design that can't help but frustrate and underwhelm.

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Richard Wakeling
Nov 2, 2018

Football Manager 2019 redesigns its tactical interface to give you the tools to create a playstyle you'll spend the next 200 hours obsessing over.

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7 / 10 - WWE 2K19
Oct 25, 2018

While not much has changed between the ropes, WWE 2K19 gives you more reasons to play by featuring a plethora of new modes and content.

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Richard Wakeling
Sep 5, 2018

Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 continues the series' excellent run of form, introducing smart improvements that enhance the on-pitch action.

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9 / 10 - Onrush
Jun 6, 2018

Onrush's unique blend of influences results in an innovative and refreshing racing game that replaces the finish line with objectives and teamwork.

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5 / 10 - Gravel
Mar 7, 2018

Gravel's arcade sensibilities conjure occasional moments of flat out fun, but unimaginative track design and a lack of depth means most races are just dull.

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8 / 10 - EA Sports UFC 3
Feb 5, 2018

UFC 3's overhauled striking is wince-inducingly brilliant, but its cumbersome grappling continues to lag behind.

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Richard Wakeling
Nov 16, 2017

With a significant new addition and impactful overhauls built atop its already-solid foundations, Football Manager 2018 is every bit the compelling time sink as its predecessors.

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Richard Wakeling
Nov 6, 2017

Dull and uninspired, with a relentless emphasis on grinding, Need for Speed Payback is neither fast nor furious.

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5 / 10 - WWE 2K18
Oct 19, 2017

With the glitches piling up and very little in the way of innovation, WWE 2K18 continues the series' floundering output.

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7 / 10 - Project CARS 2
Sep 25, 2017

Project Cars 2 builds on its predecessor with improved handling and impressive scope, but it still suffers from unruly AI and a slew of bugs.

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8 / 10 - Absolver
Aug 29, 2017

Absolver's methodical combat would be superlative on its own, but the unique customisation of its Combat Deck takes this melee brawler to thrilling new heights.

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9 / 10 - DiRT 4
Jun 6, 2017

Dirt 4 is a grounded and thrilling racing experience with customisable difficulty options that should appeal to newcomers and veterans alike.

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Richard Wakeling
Apr 25, 2017

A newfound focus on player choice pushes CI Games' series in a positive direction, but myriad issues keep it from being a top marksman.

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Richard Wakeling
Mar 31, 2017

Sony's long-running baseball sim returns, with better action on the field, and more options off it.

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8 / 10 - Sniper Elite 4
Feb 13, 2017

The grisly ballistics are still second to none, but it's the improvements made beyond the sniper scope that make Sniper Elite 4 a series standout.

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Richard Wakeling
Nov 22, 2016

Football Manager 2017 is not a game of revolution, but one of refinement. Transfers are smarter and more involved, and the faster player development and the aforementioned streamlining of information are welcome. The perennial strengths of Football Manager are stronger than ever, yet it’s the furtive improvements to the match engine that really set Football Manager 2017 apart from its immediate predecessor.

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6 / 10 - WWE 2K17
Oct 18, 2016

Refinements to its measured combat make for a better game, but problems still persist in key areas both in and outside the squared circle.

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Sherlock's powers of deduction are as enthralling as ever, but middling action gets in the way.

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