Colin Campbell


65 games reviewed
81.6 average score
85 median score
75.0% of games recommended
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Unscored - WHAT THE GOLF?
Oct 9, 2019

Over its five hours or so, the game yields amusement, challenge and charm. It’s highly recommended, even if you despise the game of golf. Maybe especially if you despise the game of golf.

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On the whole, Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is a carefully designed platform game that rewards repeat play and trial-and-error.

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Unscored - Streets of Rogue
Jul 26, 2019

Special items come rapidly, through many different means. I am gifted a boombox early in the game that I can turn on to force my enemies to groove to the tunes. Each item offers genuine strategic options while maintaining the general sense of goofiness and surprise.

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Unscored - Outer Wilds
Jul 11, 2019

I encounter other space explorers of my own kind. They are bizarre, likable clue-givers who provide moments of comic relief. I perpetrate no violence in this game. I am never required to fire a laser gun or grapple with enemies. (How few are the games, set in space, that absent themselves from combat.) Yet, the worlds I visit can be hostile, releasing their secrets with the greatest reluctance.

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May 31, 2019

Three Kingdoms delivers, in the sense that it gives me the gift of a genuinely absorbing historical fantasy.

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Mar 13, 2019

Hypnospace Outlaw is a hilarious satire on internet stupidity and venality

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I hope the next Assassin’s Creed gives me as much joy as this one.

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Feb 26, 2019

The Stillness of the Wind is a lovely, sad spin on farming games

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Unscored - Crackdown 3
Feb 14, 2019

Crackdown 3 is a playpen of combat and destruction that sets itself up as a liberating journey into a barbarous fantasy of wanton mayhem. But its central proposition — the freedom to do as I please — is undermined by frustrating design compromises.

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Civilization 6: Gathering Storm offers too little, and costs too much

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