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Tomas Franzese


Favorite Games:
  • Star Wars: Battlefront 2
  • Pokémon Sapphire
  • Batman: Arkham City

138 games reviewed
73.0 average score
75 median score
48.6% of games recommended

Tomas Franzese's Reviews

Tomas Franzese is a Video Game News Writer at Inverse. He started writing about games in 2016 and has barely put his controller or keyboard down since! Tomas was formerly News Editor at DualShockers.
Sep 20, 2022

Soulstice's terrible camera holds back an otherwise ambitious and inspired action game.

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Aug 23, 2022

Madden NFL 23 is an improved game when compared to Madden NFL 22, but that isn't enough to make it good.

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Aug 22, 2022

Saints Row is a perfectly fine open-world game. Just don't expect any surprises, as the reboot lacks much character.

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Aug 12, 2022

MultiVersus feels like a corporate product, but Player First Games gets the most out of its ridiculous premise.

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Jul 18, 2022

As Dusk Falls is an atypical narrative adventure game with a compelling story about family.

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May 27, 2022

Kao the Kangaroo is a fun 3D platformer franchise revival with solid platforming and less-than-solid narrative.

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Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has lots of ambition but lacks focus.

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Final Fantasy Origin will enthrall players with its dumb, but awesome story and approachable Soulslike gameplay.

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Mar 2, 2022

Gran Turismo 7 lives up to its "real driving simulator" tagline by offering a comprehensive and educational racing game.

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Feb 25, 2022

Grid Legends' Driven to Glory story misses more than it hits, but this is an otherwise solid, if unambitious, racing game.

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Feb 3, 2022

OlliOlli World delivers beautiful, fast-paced, and captivating skateboarding fun.

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Rainbow Six Extraction's ridiculous plot and repetitive nature prevent the experimental spinoff from achieving its full potential.

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Brilliant Diamond lacks ambition and will frustrate fans of Pokémon Platinum more than it pleases. Still, an extremely faithful classic Pokémon remake might be just what we need before Game Freak wildly changes up the formula with 2022’s Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

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8 / 10.0 - Forza Horizon 5
Nov 4, 2021

It can’t match Forza Horizon 4 in terms of innovations, but Forza Horizon 5 introduces a more varied open-world structure in one of the most visually stunning experiences of this new console generation — perhaps ever.

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9 / 10.0 - Back 4 Blood
Oct 11, 2021

Back 4 Blood' has the best water-cooler moments of any game released in 2021.

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7 / 10.0 - Lost in Random
Sep 13, 2021

If you’re willing to overlook the bloated combat, you’ll find a lot to love in this macabre adventure about the bond between sisters.

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Sep 8, 2021

True Colors features an engaging story with relatable characters — and a superpower that’s far cooler than you’d expect.

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9 / 10.0 - Psychonauts 2
Aug 23, 2021

Even if you are a newcomer to the series, Psychonauts 2 is an excellent standalone 3D platformer, with the most creative level design since Super Mario Odyssey.

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May 5, 2021

Fans demanded a sequel for years, and New Pokémon Snap highlights why: at its core, this is the perfect concept for a Pokémon spinoff.

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Feb 17, 2021

The cat’s out of the bag: Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury is a must-play for Nintendo Switch owners — and it might just be the redeemer of the downtrodden Wii U.

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