Chris Shive


246 games reviewed
74.1 average score
80 median score
51.6% of games recommended
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3.5 / 5.0 - Soulstice
Sep 20, 2022

Soulstice makes no secret of what influenced it, both in aesthetics and in gameplay mechanics.

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Voice of Cards: The Beasts of Burden doesn't stray far from what made its predecessors successful.

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Sep 18, 2022

Metal: Hellsinger is the first-person shooter/rhythm game mashup I had no idea I wanted.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection is a Turtle treasure trove, including every TMNT game released for arcade and console between 1989 and 1993.

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Aug 26, 2022

Like many of the B-movies that inspired it, Destroy All Humans! 2 – Reprobed isn't something that will be considered great by a general consensus, but does have a certain appeal to the right audience.

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3 / 5.0 - Saints Row
Aug 22, 2022

Technical issues notwithstanding, Saints Row is not without its shortcomings, but it succeeds more often than it doesn't.

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4 / 5.0 - Live A Live
Jul 26, 2022

Live A Live is one of the most unique games we never got to play in 1994.

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Jul 21, 2022

River City Saga: Three Kingdoms is an enjoyable yet unexpected take on Kunio and company.

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Jul 19, 2022

Warriors Orochi 3: Ultimate Definitive Edition is a game that lives up to its definitive edition claim.

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Jul 14, 2022

Capcom Arcade 2nd Stadium shows that Capcom has created so many memorable arcade games that it takes more than one collection to hold them.

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Jul 11, 2022

Krut: The Mythic Wings uses an animated Thai film to create a 2D adventure.

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4 / 5.0 - DNF Duel
Jun 28, 2022

DNF Duel successfully brings the world of Dungeon Fighter Online to a fighting game arena with all the ingredients that made previous Arc System Works games great.

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Jun 27, 2022

The Elder Scrolls Online: High Isle is a welcome addition to the long-running MMO. The gameplay remains familiar enough so regular Elder Scrolls Online players won't be in for any unpleasant surprises and the world building and storytelling makes High Isle a worthwhile visit.

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Jun 21, 2022

Capcom Fighting Collection is essential for fans of '90s tournament fighters, particularly of Darkstalkers. That being said, the curated ten games feels like light packaging.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge caters to a specific niche audience, but couldn't have done a better job of it.

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords had a tough act to follow, but does an admirable job of creating the next chapter in the Old Republic. As a sequel it fails to surpass the high standard set by the original, but it's still a great game and a must play for Star Wars fans.

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May 26, 2022

Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong has players step in the shoes of three different vampires to solve a mystery, building upon the wealth of Vampire lore, but doesn't have much bite.

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May 20, 2022

In the history of gaming there have been experiences where everything about the game is fantastic except for the actual gameplay.

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Apr 18, 2022

Postal 4: No Regerts is a return to form to the cult classic Postal 2.

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Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition takes one of the great PlayStation RPGs and makes it available to new and returning fans on modern hardware.

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