Mike Epstein Avatar Image

Mike Epstein

Favorite Games:

54 games reviewed
66.6 average score
70 median score
35.2% of games recommended

Mike Epstein's Reviews

Freelance tech and culture critic. Former gaming editor for Digital Trends. Currently reviews games for IGN, Variety, and others.
Sort by: Page 1 of 6
8 / 10 - Fuser
Nov 24, 2020

Fuser's core mashup-making mechanics are compelling, but they're best enjoyed as a creative pursuit rather than a challenge-based game.

Read full review

Nov 18, 2020

Time and the enhanced power of the Xbox Series X has given Ori and the Will of the Wisps the superior technical performance to match its smart, precise gameplay.

Read full review

Nov 14, 2020

Though Sackboy: A Big Adventure's aesthetic is a bit basic, its solid platforming presents a good challenge.

Read full review

7 / 10 - The Pathless
Nov 10, 2020

Open-world exploration is the central idea and purpose of The Pathless, and its beautiful world rewards embracing your wanderlust.

Read full review

8 / 10 - Bugsnax
Nov 9, 2020

Bugsnax' unique concept is so compelling you'll want to see and catch every one of its cute, crawling culinary creatures.

Read full review

Nov 6, 2020

Transcending its role as an introduction to the PS5's features, Astro's Playroom is a quick and delightful celebration of PlayStation's history.

Read full review

7 / 10 - Ghostrunner
Oct 26, 2020

Ghostrunner is a hard-charging parkour climb, but summiting its platforming challenges is a thrill worth fighting for.

Read full review

Crash 4 is a pitch-perfect revival of the classic platformer franchise.

Read full review

Sep 10, 2020

Star Renegades revives the magic of the turn-based RPG battle.

Read full review

5 / 10 - Skully
Aug 18, 2020

Skully's basic puzzle-solving and platforming are mostly benign, with occasional shows of both clever design and poor craftsmanship.

Read full review

Sort by: Page 1 of 6