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Diego Escala


Favorite Games:
  • Deus Ex
  • Metal Gear Solid 3
  • Hitman Blood Money

106 games reviewed
71.6 average score
70 median score
38.7% of games recommended

Diego Escala's Reviews

Reviews Manager for MonsterVine.
4 / 5 - Anomaly 2
May 15, 2013

Like I said, Anomaly 2 is pretty much more Anomaly but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Anomaly 2 will scratch that itch you likely have for reverse tower defense games and with a longer campaign, new units, plus multiplayer you'll definitely be satisfied with what this game brings to the table.

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3.5 / 5.0 - Neverwinter
Jun 25, 2013

Neverwinter isn't going to be that game that pulls me into the MMO world, but it did a damn better job than many other MMO's out there. The setting is interesting enough and the combat slightly engaging which makes it worth giving a try, but it's going to be the Foundry that keeps players going.

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3 / 5 - Deadpool
Jul 3, 2013

Deadpool is a solid enough action game, but if Deadpool himself isn't your cup of tea you might not want to bother picking this game up.

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4 / 5 - Blackguards
Feb 5, 2014

January had quite a surprising amount of turn based strategy RPG's release and despite its slight flaws Blackguards is definitely one you should play.

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Mar 5, 2014

Lords of Shadow 2 is a competent, and sometimes great, action game that's unfortunately bogged down by some horrid tacked on stealth moments and a story that doesn't really seem to know what it wants. Fans of the previous game will likely enjoy the game though and I'm sure anyone who's looking for a solid action game will find something enjoyable here if they can rough it through the shaky opening.

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Apr 28, 2014

Second Son is a fantastic game that improves upon its predecessor in almost every way but a weak story, repetitive side missions, and an even weaker cast of side characters keep it from being something truly amazing.

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May 3, 2014

Beenox still hasn't seemed to grasp what everyone wants from a Spider-Man game and I still can't tell if it's because of their rushed development time that's the issue or the developers themselves. Fans of Spider-Man will still likely find some enjoyment here since the web swinging, while still nowhere near as good as past games, is definitely a step up from modern Spider-Man titles.

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May 29, 2014

Wolfenstein: The New Order is easily some of the most fun I've had with a shooter in recent memory and shows that you can easily mix old and modern shooter mechanics together into something that's a total blast to play.

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Jun 3, 2014

While it's much less grand in scope compared to its predecessors, Anomaly Defenders is still a pretty decent tower defense game that fans of the genre will likely enjoy if they don't mind it not doing much new.

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2.5 / 5.0 - Monochroma
Jun 22, 2014

Monochroma could have been something really interesting but its wonky controls and weak gimmick leave it in the pool of other mediocre indie platformers.

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Jul 26, 2014

Despite some minor gripes, Divinity: Original Sin is easily one of the best RPGs in years and every hour I spend with it has it slowly climbing its way into my list of all time favorite RPGs.

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3.5 / 5.0 - Lovely Planet
Aug 18, 2014

Lovely Planet is a really neat game that's unfortunately peppered with the occasional cheap feeling levels.

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3 / 5 - Minimum
Oct 2, 2014

Minimum's a neat shooter with some nifty ideas but the lack of game modes and various issues prevent it from fully reaching its potential.

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Crimes and Punishments is a great adventure game that's unfortunately plagued with iffy clues, an unrealized morality system, and puzzles that that get a bit repetitive.

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Oct 14, 2014

Through incredibly slow improvements each Skylanders game gets better than the last and you've got to wonder how long Activision can keep this successful train going before it loses steam. Till then, Trap Team is the best Skylanders to play if you're interested in taking the plunge.

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Oct 28, 2014

There's a brilliant game hidden deep inside Styx: Master of Shadows but a lack of item variety, shoddy controls, and a horrid combat system keep its potential buried deep.

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Nov 14, 2014

As someone who's been burnt out on the series for the past few years I couldn't get into MW3, BO2, or Ghosts but Advanced Warfare finally got me back into the series. The jetpack is such a game changer for me I honestly want nothing to do with the next games in the series if they don't have something similar.

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3.5 / 5.0 - Dying Light
Feb 2, 2015

Overall Dying Light is a solid game. It's got some satisfying as hell combat and running around the city never gets old, but it's unfortunately saddled with a forgettable story and uninteresting side-quests.

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Mar 6, 2015

Despite some needless changes to Homeworld 1's mechanics, this is still a fantastic remastered collection by Gearbox that shouldn't be missed by newcomers to the series or fans who have been itching to replay the series.

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Apr 1, 2015

Fans of the hunting genre or anyone looking to dip their toes in it will find a fantastic game in Toukiden: Kiwami with dozens of hours to sink into.

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