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Dan Stapleton


Favorite Games:
  • XCOM: Enemy Within
  • Fallout 4
  • FTL: Faster Than Light

110 games reviewed
76.7 average score
79 median score
45.5% of games recommended

Dan Stapleton's Reviews

I'm IGN's Executive Editor in charge of game reviews. I've been a professional game critic since 2004, when I started at PC Gamer Magazine, and served as Editor in Chief for GameSpy.com from 2012 to 2013.
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Sep 4, 2014

With zombies, more is better. Dead Rising 3 delivers the undead and great tools to kill them with by the truckload.

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Sep 25, 2014

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor's great action and dynamic enemies make both victory and defeat an amazing experience.

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Oct 9, 2014

Free-form Street Sweep missions steal the show from T-Bone in Watch Dogs: Bad Blood.

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Oct 13, 2014

Defense Grid 2 is just as addictive as 2008's Defense Grid: Awakening, but lacks the original's surprising heart.

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4.2 / 10.0 - The Legend of Korra
Oct 20, 2014

What a disappointment. Even with a reputable developer behind it, The Legend of Korra game left us bent out of shape.

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Some of its new ideas work better than others, but Civilization: Beyond Earth retains its addictive 4X qualities.

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10 / 10.0 - Grand Theft Auto V
Nov 14, 2014

It's one of the best games available today.

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Nov 24, 2014

The creepy-cute dungeons of The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth are amazingly different and challenging every time.

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Game of Thrones Ep 1: Iron from Ice is a strong start for Telltale's adventure in George R. R. Martin's fantasy world.

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The Lost Lords neglects to advance the Forresters' story in meaningful ways as it introduces new characters.

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