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Aaron Riccio


Favorite Games:
  • Chrono Trigger
  • Virtue's Last Reward
  • The Stanley Parable

170 games reviewed
64.1 average score
70 median score
40.8% of games recommended

Aaron Riccio's Reviews

Aaron Riccio's been arguing over the merits of video games since discovering the merits of 1990's Miracle Piano Teaching System straight through to recent kerfluffles over the value of so-called walking simulators. His sweet spot is the intersection between puzzle, action, and adventure games, though he realistically tries to play just about everything, and is an ardent supporter of any artists attempting to break new ground.
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Nov 10, 2015

It's weird to say that Fallout 4 operates under the principle that less is more, since its vision of Boston is dotted with hundreds of hours of things to do.

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Oct 20, 2015

Gil Scott-Heron had it wrong, at least when it came to music: The revolution most certainly will be televised.

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Sep 2, 2015

If Tearaway was a diamond in the rough world of Vita gaming, it's an exceedingly polished masterpiece on the PS4.

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If there's a single downside, it's that with a cast of over 16 characters, only five of whom can physically be in your party, there's very little reason to play around with your party's composition.

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Aug 21, 2018

Super-charged in almost every way, Guacamelee! 2 makes its predecessor look like a backyard wrestling match.

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Jun 12, 2019

This is a rare adventure game in which the journey is actually more of a reward than the destination.

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Mar 26, 2015

A result of the lack of tutorials and handholding is that each bit of incremental, hard-earned progress provides an unparalleled adrenaline rush.

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Dec 1, 2014

For those desiring a more focused approach to gameplay, Far Cry 4 offers a lengthy campaign with over 40 missions.

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Nov 18, 2014

It's more interested in showing off just how beautiful (and deep) the multilayered design runs than it is in really elaborating on it

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In short, Advanced Warfare advances every single aspect of the already impressive Call of Duty series.

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