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Matt Buchholtz

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Favorite Games:
  • Borderlands 2
  • Overwatch

25 games reviewed
77.0 average score
80 median score
56.0% of games recommended

Matt Buchholtz's Reviews

Matt deals in editorials, reviews, and esports. He has worked as a gaming consultant for multiple firms, and enjoys finding games that create a unique and immersive world, without needing too much exposition.
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9 / 10.0 - Fallout 4
Nov 9, 2015

A (mega)ton of adventure awaits those who have the hours to fully experience Fallout 4's beautifully devastated wasteland. Best of all, players will be able to experience it however they wish thanks to near infinite gameplay options.

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9 / 10.0 - FIFA 16
Sep 22, 2015

FIFA 16 is a beautiful game about the beautiful game. Driven by a need for authenticity, EA has created an unparalleled soccer simulation that improves upon FIFA 15 in every aspect. While the game's elaborate controls and elite presentation still make it challenging for the uninitiated, steps have been taken to help welcome new players.

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9 / 10.0 - The Banner Saga 2
Apr 27, 2016

While many reviewers will point to The Banner Saga 2's breathtaking art, or mention the sophisticated elevation of a turn-based strategy/RPG, the game's largest success is that it makes you feel like a true leader.

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9 / 10.0 - Overwatch
Jun 2, 2016

With a focus on exquisite gameplay, Overwatch has asserted itself as the new standard not only in team-based shooters, but esports as a whole.

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9 / 10.0 - FIFA 17
Sep 23, 2016

FIFA’s commitment to an authentic soccer experience shines with a new story mode, improvements to graphics, an approachable learning curve, and a kick-ass soundtrack.

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9 / 10.0 - Horizon Zero Dawn
Feb 22, 2017

Horizon Zero Dawn is a great choice for those craving action and adventure. With a terrific combat system, a strong female protagonist, and a deep pool of side content, it will surely go down as one of PlayStation's star exclusives.

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8.5 / 10.0 - Doom
May 23, 2016

Doom was crafted by a team that clearly loves the series, delivering chainsaws, explosions, and demon-slaying heavy metal all sealed with a kiss.

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Aug 25, 2015

In a time of movie-scale video games with photorealistic graphics, downloadable content, post-launch patches, and 50+ hours of game play, Mega Man Legacy Collection reminds us all of the perfection demanded from both developers and gamers in the 8-bit era of gaming.

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8.5 / 10.0 - Overcooked
Aug 3, 2016

A clever game that taps into your inner perfectionist, Overcooked is a delicious treat that plays great and is low on carbs.

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Sep 25, 2015

With impressive storytelling, tight controls, and a sense of purpose, The Taken King is not just an expansion, but a noteworthy improvement to the Destiny series as a whole.

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