Richard Wakeling


29 games reviewed
71.7 average score
80 median score
55.2% of games recommended

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Richard Wakeling

The long-dormant series returns in a superhero caper that excels because of its diversity and synergized action.

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7 / 10 - Sea of Solitude
Jul 5, 2019

Sea of Solitude tells a poignant story about loneliness that's only let down by its tedious gameplay.

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May 24, 2019

Layers of Fear 2 swaps the mind of a tortured painter for one of a tortured actor, setting sail for the high seas in a sequel that disappoints.

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Richard Wakeling
Apr 8, 2019

As a spiritual successor to Burnout 3: Takedown, Dangerous Driving bottles up some of that Criterion magic, but these moments are fleeting and too many issues pile up to make it little more than a pretender.

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Apr 2, 2019

PS4's MLB The Show 19 continues the series' upward trajectory with significant improvements to fielding and plenty of enjoyable new modes.

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9 / 10 - Devotion
Feb 28, 2019

Set within the modest confines of a Taiwanese apartment in the 1980s, Devotion paints a terrifying picture of family life with nuanced storytelling and an insidious atmosphere.

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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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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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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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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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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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