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Evan Norris

Veknoid Outcast

Favorite Games:
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Deus Ex
  • Halo: Combat Evolved

266 games reviewed
64.3 average score
65 median score
41.0% of games recommended

Evan Norris's Reviews

A lifelong fan of video games, Evan Norris began writing for the sales site VGChartz.com in April 2015. Some of his favorite series include The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario, Castlevania, and Resident Evil.
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Ten years later, Risky's Revenge remains a solid, gorgeous action-platformer.

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Oct 14, 2020

There are some obvious omissions, including special features typical of anthologies like this and, most glaringly, Super Mario Galaxy 2, but the greatness of the included games shines through.

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Oct 4, 2020

With Herzog Zwei, the SEGA AGES line comes to an end. It's a worthy and appropriate send-off, since it represents what the series is all about: recognizing, preserving, and enhancing older, often overlooked SEGA titles.

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7 / 10 - Alwa's Legacy
Sep 29, 2020

While the story goes nowhere and the final boss battle is a letdown, rewarding exploration, creative puzzles, handsome art, and appealing music make it a worthy purchase — particularly for enthusiasts who can't get enough of the indie Metroidvania scene.

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8 / 10 - Spiritfarer
Sep 14, 2020

A beautiful experience, filled with varied and engaging content, wrapped in gorgeous art and music, and populated with memorable characters and moments that will stay with you for a lifetime.

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5 / 10 - Bounty Battle
Sep 10, 2020

With smoother action, a deeper story mode, and a little TLC, the game could evolve into a decent substitute for Smash Bros. Right now, though, it's simply not ready for center stage.

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Aug 26, 2020

Boasts an expansive character creation tool and some thoughtful turn-based rules and systems, but those positive features are negated by outdated visuals, plodding gameplay, and a series of repetitive, tiresome, drawn-out missions.

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Aug 18, 2020

While the title boasts an addictive "just one more" quality, it lacks the content, variety, and polish needed to elevate it among like-minded games.

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6 / 10 - Hellpoint
Aug 15, 2020

While it doesn't match up with the best of the sub-genre, due to performance issues and generic designs, it provides enough exploration opportunities, deadly combat scenarios, and mysteries to satisfy hardcore fans.

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5 / 10 - Skully
Aug 8, 2020

Skully has some good ideas and a surprisingly moving story, yet a lot of the good stuff is undermined by inconsistent gameplay and technical issues.

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