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Mark Delaney

Portland
N0T PENNYS B0AT
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Favorite Games:
  • PUBG
  • Sea of Thieves
  • State of Decay 2

242 games reviewed
70.4 average score
70 median score
49.6% of games recommended

Mark Delaney's Reviews

Mark is a Boston transplant now biking around in Portland, Oregon. He likes most game genres, binge-watching HBO, and fighting for animal justice. He can be read on OpenCritic, GamesRadar, and over a dozen other outlets to date. He especially enjoys covering battle royale, horror, and sports games.
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Sep 13, 2021

Lost In Random imagines a dark fairy tale that feels immediately timeless, even if some other aspects of the game won't age as well.

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Sep 8, 2021

The Artful Escape is a kaleidoscopic coming-of-age story that is a joy to move through, even if the actual gameplay is sometimes hardly there.

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- Lake
Aug 31, 2021

Lake drops players in a quiet Oregon town and tries enticing them to uproot their life for something new, but I couldn't wait to leave Providence Oaks behind.

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Aug 23, 2021

Sometimes we wake from a dream and wish we could recall its details. Sometimes we're trapped in a nightmare and wish we could wake at all. Nightslink feels like a bit of both.

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Aug 20, 2021

Madden 22 goes for broke on improving Franchise mode after years on the backburner, and it mostly works, even as it comes at the expense of most other modes in a pandemic-struck year.

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Aug 17, 2021

12 Minutes is a game about escaping a time loop, which is ironic given that it's so good that I wish I could see it all again for the first time myself.

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Aug 11, 2021

The cyberpunk genre is in the midst of a resurgence lately, and you'd be better off looking just about anywhere else for your genre fix.

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Aug 11, 2021

Road 96 wears its political commentary like a badge of honor, and while its themes aren't always elegantly explored, it remains an interesting and unpredictable experience.

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Jul 27, 2021

Chernobylite is one of the most inconsistent games I can recall ever playing, with fantastic highs and frustrating lows, leading to someplace in between.

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Jul 19, 2021

Variable State rejects one-hit-wonder status with its long-awaited follow-up, Last Stop, a game that feels equal parts arthouse and blockbuster.

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