Richard Wakeling


87 games reviewed
71.5 average score
70 median score
67.8% of games recommended
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9 / 10 - Hi-Fi Rush
Feb 1, 2023

Hi-Fi Rush is an excellent break from the norm for the horror buffs at Tango Gameworks, meshing the energetic combat of a character-action brawler with the toe-tapping beats of a stylish rhythm game.

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Jan 26, 2023

The Dead Space remake may not feel entirely necessary, but it improves upon the original with some smart new additions to almost every aspect of its design.

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Dec 6, 2022

Need for Speed Unbound delights with a vibrant new art style and some exciting arcade racing, but familiar issues are as frustrating as an inopportune oil slick

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6 / 10 - Evil West
Nov 22, 2022

Evil West's kinetic combat thrills as you dismember vampires by the bucket load, but it's dragged down by level design that's both formulaic and repetitive.

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Nov 7, 2022

Sonic Frontiers marks a bold new direction for the series, meshing traditional Sonic action with an open-ended approach to progression and exploration across its semi-open world.

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New additions to The Mercenaries make the Winters' Expansion for Resident Evil Village worthwhile, but Shadows of Rose is a fleeting slice of forgettable story DLC.

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Oct 17, 2022

A Plague Tale: Requiem eventually expands in scope and improves upon its predecessor's stealth action, but the heartrending story of two siblings battling against the odds is where it truly excels.

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7 / 10 - FIFA 23
Sep 30, 2022

FIFA 23 makes incremental improvements to last year's game, but the looming presence of Ultimate Team's microtransactions cast a shadow over everything.

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Sep 19, 2022

The iconic point-and-click adventure series returns with a heartfelt and nostalgic adventure that any mighty pirate would be a fool to miss.

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Sep 12, 2022

The rhythmic interplay between Metal: Hellsinger's rip-roaring soundtrack and frenetic action is a magical concoction.

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7 / 10 - Steelrising
Sep 7, 2022

With an engaging and aggressive combat system, and a unique alternative-history setting, Steelrising is an interesting albeit familiar Souls-like.

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6 / 10 - Saints Row
Aug 22, 2022

The Saints Row reboot ditches the over-the-top aspects of its predecessor, but still feels like it's trapped in the past.

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Aug 18, 2022

Midnight Fight Express is a modern beat-'em-up with extensive motion-captured animations that bring its frenetic combat to life with wince-inducing satisfaction.

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Aug 4, 2022

Two Point Campus emphasizes partying and friendship just as much as studying and attending class, adding a unique twist to this business management sim.

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Jul 15, 2022

Sunbreak lacks fresh ideas and withholds its new monsters for far too long, but small changes improve upon Rise's spectacular monster hunting.

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9 / 10 - Neon White
Jun 29, 2022

Neon White's story stumbles at times, but its slick, breakneck action is flawless and elevates it to be one of the year's best games.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge is a love letter to Turtles in Time that modernizes the classic beat-'em-up while retaining its 16-bit essence

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9 / 10 - The Quarry
Jun 8, 2022

The Quarry picks up where Until Dawn left off, introducing another group of personable teens you'll attempt to keep alive. Or not.

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May 26, 2022

Sniper Elite 5 emphasizes player agency with another thrilling sandbox that excels when you're looking down the scope.

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May 16, 2022

Salt and Sacrifice imbues its Souls-like formula with elements from Monster Hunter, creating a peculiar mixture that falls just short of realizing its full potential.

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