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Tomas Franzese


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

143 games reviewed
72.8 average score
75 median score
49.0% 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.
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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6 / 10.0 - The Medium
Jan 27, 2021

The Medium stumbles because of its weak script, but it’s worth checking out if you have Xbox Game Pass and want to see what the next-gen fuss is all about.

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8 / 10.0 - Call of the Sea
Dec 22, 2020

Call of the Sea has engaging puzzles, fantastic visuals, and a Lovecraftian story about love and sanity that make it unlike any other game from 2020. It's an engrossing puzzle game that’s too beautiful to pass up.

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Nov 25, 2020

Demon’s Souls hasn’t become any more approachable over time. The series started on a high note, and that note is still being held over 11 years later, with the help of Bluepoint.

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Oct 28, 2020

Watch Dogs: Legion pushes current-gen hardware to the limit, and suffers for it.

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Oct 1, 2020

With a solid story, tough but rewarding and immersive gameplay, and dynamic multiplayer modes, Star Wars: Squadrons stands out from every Star Wars game released over the last decade.

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8 / 10.0 - Battletoads
Aug 19, 2020

Even though Battletoads has its flaws, it is easily the most unique and interesting first-party title to arrive on Xbox in this current generation.

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Jul 27, 2020

Sometimes games are forgotten for a reason. Destroy All Humans had ambitious ideas, but retreading old ground isn't the best way to showcase them.

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8 / 10.0 - Orcs Must Die! 3
Jul 14, 2020

Even with its rough edges, this is a very important game for the platform and sets a standard Stadia needs to follow with its exclusives going forward.

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Jul 3, 2020

While some of the writing feels outdated and downright problematic, 'Catherine: Full Body' feels right at home on the system as one of the best ports to hit Nintendo Switch in a long time.

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Anyone charmed by the original’s rough edges will enjoy this thorough and faithful reimagining of the cherished platformer, though it may have benefitted from a bit more time in the oven to polish out technical problems and make the multiplayer mode bearable.

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8 / 10.0 - To The Moon
Jan 16, 2020

To the Moon's Nintendo Switch remake has some problems but is still worth playing.

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Dec 4, 2019

Star Ocean First Departure R is an underwhelming port of an excellent but often forgotten Square Enix JRPG.

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Nov 26, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield are a lot of fun, even if the series is experiencing growing pains with the transition to home consoles.

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8 / 10.0 - GYLT
Nov 18, 2019

Gylt is a solid but somewhat derivative adventure-horror game and an exclusive launch title for Google Stadia.

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9.5 / 10.0 - The Outer Worlds
Oct 22, 2019

The Outer Worlds is an extremely well-written RPG and one of the best games of 2019.

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